Eersterivier Pinotage 1999

A unique unwooded style with intense cedar and cherry fruit aromas and a full ripe fruit palate with soft round tannins and a long lingering finish.


variety : Pinotage | Pinotage
winery : 
winemaker : Our Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 12.45 % vol  rs : 1.26 g/l  pH : 3.7  ta : 5.84 g/l  
type : Red  

ageing : Ready to drink immediately, or can mature for up to 5 years.

in the vineyard : The soil is weathered granite with rootstock R99 and 101-14 Mgt. The age of the vine between 8-25 years and yields 9 tonnes per hectare.

about the harvest: We harvested mid-February. We had sunny and dry weather during ripening stage. Harvested at optimum tannin ripeness.

in the cellar : Fermented cool (20-24ºC) to retain berry fruit character and pressed before dryness for soft tannins, unwooded.

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