Pulpit Rock Reserve Petit Verdot 2012

A bold full bodied wine.  Deep red colour with a violet tint.  Distinct minty, black cherry and dark olive aromas.  Dark chocolate flavours on the palate with spicy firm tannins and a velvety finish.

pDelicious served with barbecued steak, roasted duck or pork ribs./p

variety : Petit Verdot | 100% Petit Verdot
winemaker : Riaan van der Spuy
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 15.5 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 6.05 g/l  va : 0.57 g/l  
type : Red  style : 0  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  


SA Young Wine Show 2012: National class winner

in the vineyard : 

Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised

about the harvest: 

Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yield: 4 - 6 tons/ hectare

in the cellar : 

Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25° - 28° C) with two daily pump-overs and punch downs, extracting color and tannins. After natural malolactic fermentation completed the wine matured 14 months in new French oak barrels.

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