Bellevue Pinotage 2000

Intense purple ruby colour. Coconut, vanilla, plums and raspberries on nose. These flavours follow through on palate. A big wine with good balance between fruit, wood, acid and tannins.


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : Bellevue Estate
winemaker : Dirkie Morkel & Francois van der Merwe
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.4 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.52  ta : 5.3 g/l  va : 0.8 g/l  so2 : 91 mg/l  fso2 : 24 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Mature for at least another 5 years.

in the vineyard : Climate: A good vintage. Dry, warm winter followed by a hot dry summer. Grapes were very healthy, and ripened rapidly.
Soil: Glenrosa
Trellising: Untrellised
Age of vines: from 5 to 48 years old

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 24ยบ Balling.
Yield: approx 9 Tons per hectare

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