Van Schoor Pinotage 2002

Fully-bodied with ripe blackberry, plummy flavours. Powerful, with firm, juicy tannins. New world style with a long vervety finish.


variety : Pinotage | Pinotage
winery : 
winemaker : 
wine of origin : Robertson
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.1 g/l  

AWARDS
Veritas 2001 - Silver
in the vineyard : Soil: Colvelley soils
Climate: Mediterranean - warm, dry summers, cold winters

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested by hand.
Yield: 4-6 T/ha

in the cellar : Crushing/Destemming: Amos crusher & destemming
Tanks (type): Upright tanks
Fermentation protocol (vessel, temp, duration): closed upright tanks, 3x Pump over daily with aeration
Malolatic (y/n): Y
Lees contact/battonage: stir every 2 weeks
Barrel ageing (oak type, % of blend , duration): 85% in 300L Barrels, 15% in Stainless steel tanks with staves
Fining: Gelatine
Filtration: Bulk with a polishing sheet filter at bottling
Stabilisation: Cold stable

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