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Neil Ellis Bottelary Pinotage 2016

These limited release wines demonstrate the distinctiveness of specific vineyard sites and represent our finest quality.


variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winery : Neil Ellis Wines
winemaker : Warren Ellis
wine of origin : Bottelary
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.60  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Well established 20 year old bush vine vineyards with access to supplementary irrigation. These vineyards are south-west facing slopes and grown on decomposed granite.

about the harvest: Harvest commenced on the 8th February. Grapes were harvested at 24.5° B with a total acid of 6.99 g/l and a pH of 3.37

in the cellar : Fermentation initiated in stainless steel tanks. The crushed grapes underwent a series of pump overs and punching after which the wine was racked off to barrel to complete alcoholic fermentation. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels. This wine spent 16 months in 30% new French oak barrels, the balance in 2nd fill and older.

Bottled in September 2017.

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