Delheim Vleiland Pinotage 2015

Aromas of cherries, blueberries and candy oss with undertones of juicy plums come to mind. This medium bodied wine has an elegant tannin structure that supports its delicate fruit prole.

Pairs with a great variety of dishes.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Reg Holder
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.72 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine is made to drink young although further cellaring could be benecial to the wine.

about the harvest: The grapes where harvested on 9 February 2015. Inoculation with a commercial yeast strain occurred to ensure complete fermentation.

in the cellar : Fermentation temperatures were controlled between 22°C and 25°C Pump overs were done four times per day at four hour intervals. Pressing was done before the wine could ferment to dryness on the skins. The wine was matured in 500L fourth ll barrels.

Bottling date: June 2016
Release date: March 2018

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