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AYAMA Baboon's Cuddle Pinotage 2017

A distinctive mocha, dark chocolate and toffee flavour complemented by berry aromas makes this wine truly unique. The wine is medium bodied, soft and easy to drink with an abundance of juicy fruit and velvety and smooth tannins.

Delicious on its own or with poultry, game and red meat dishes.
Served: 18° C

variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage from our vineyards
winery : Ayama Wines
winemaker : Michela Dalpiaz
wine of origin : Voor Paardeberg
analysis : alc : 14.45 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.50  
type : Red  body : Medium   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : Ready for immediate enjoyment but will mature well for up to 4 years.

The soul of Africa resides at Slent, at the foot of Perdeberg Mountain. Nature offers thrilling golden red sunsets that encompass Table Mountain. It also offers you unbelievable surprises… like finding a mummy baboon cuddling her baby baboon in our Pinotage vineyard. It’s a unique sight. Baby baboon moves arranging himself in a comfortable and cosy position squeezing tightly in mum’s arms to receive few Pinotage berry’s as special sweet treat. The loss is not irreparable and the sight is priceless. A distinctive mocha, dark chocolate and toffee flavour complemented by berry aromas makes this wine truly unique. The wine is medium bodied, soft and easy to drink with an abundance of juicy fruit and velvety and smooth tannins. A real cuddle!

in the vineyard : Soil: Gravelly, well-drained soils, as well as Perdeberg Mountain sandstone.
Climate: Mediterranean climate with moderate summers and cold, rainy winters. Rainfall of approximately 600 - 800 mm annually.

about the harvest: March 2017 by hand.

in the cellar : For 75% of the duration of alcoholic fermentation, juice is pumped over the skin cap for colour and flavour extraction. Thirty percent of the wine is matured in new to third-fill small oak barrels for six months.

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