Badsberg Pinotage 2016

Colour: Dark red.
Nose: Blackberry and cassis on the nose with mocha aromas of a hint of banana.
Palate: Ripe plum and rich mocha flavours with lingering aftertaste.


variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winemaker : Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Nicholas Husselman & Jaco Booysen
wine of origin : Breedekloof
analysis : alc : 14.2 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2015 Veritas - Bronze

in the vineyard : 

Climate: Mediterranean
Rainfall: 800mm - 1000mm per year
Soil: Red, rocky hill soil
Trellis system: Perold
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested middle of February at 25° - 26° Balling.
Yield: 12 tons/ha

in the cellar : 

Cold soak for 48h before fermentation. Fermentation period 7 - 9 days at 24° - 27° C

Malolactic fermentation on medium toast french oak. Matured further for 7 - 8months before bottling.

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