Tasting Notes: On the nose distinct coffee, rich dark chocolate and baked plums.
The ripe subtle tannins create a wine to be drunk very young. This unique style of Pinotage is a perfect accompaniment to salmon, roast venison and even chocolate mousse.
Region: South Africa, Wellington Wine Type: Full dry red wine Blend Information: 100% Pinotage
In The Cellar: Cold soaking for 12 hours. Inoculation with yeast. Aerated pump overs every 3 hours for 25 minutes to extract sufficient colour, tannin and aroma. Pressed at 2,5° B and completed alcoholic fermentation on French oak stave.
Malolactic fermentation was completed on the primary lease and staves.
Racked after malolactic fermentation and put back on oak staves for 6 months. Bottled beginning of September.