A complex wine with red fruit flavours. Big, elegant and ripe tannin structures. Will over time show more secondary and forest floor characteristics.
100 % Pinotage
Long, cold and wet winter with a slow steady ripening period.
|Age of Vines||
Up to 59 year old bush vines.
None dry land
Decomposed granite and Hutton soils.
5 tons/ha 3250 lit./ha
Fermentation took place in open concrete fermenters @ 28C. Cap was punched manually every 2 hours and was the juice drawn off the skins after 3 days.
Matured for 15 months in 75% new 225 lit. French and 25% 2nd fill.
Red meat or spicy Asian style dishes.