Delheim Pinotage 2015

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Bright crimson and purple hues. Juicy, refreshing and perfumed with notes of clove and Asian spices and well-integrated oak. Dark berry and savoury flavours flesh out the middle palate. Soft and elegant on the finish, displaying great balance and subtle oak undertones. A modern, delicate and lighter style of Pinotage.


variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winemaker : Reg Holder
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.82 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.40 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine will benefit from careful cellaring for 5 - 6 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : From bush vine and trellised vineyards situated in the Muldersvlei bowl.

in the cellar : After hand selection in the vineyards, the grapes were destemmed and lightly crushed into static upright tanks. The juice was allowed to start natural fermentation at low temperatures, and after a day inoculated with a selected strain. Fermentation was done at 26° - 28° C and drawn of before dry. The wine spent 15 months in French oak barrels of which 22% were new.

Bottling Date: September 2016
Release Date: April 2017

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