Brink Family Vineyards Pinotage 2017

Brink Family Vineyards Pinotage 2017

Deep red color.  Aromas of blackberries and ripe prunes, with an attractive minerality. Mouth feel shows good volume accompanied by soft ripe tannins.

Delicious served with Springbok Carpaccio and traditional Cape Malay cuisine. Serving temperature: 18’C

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Riaan van der Spuy
wine of origin : Swartland
analysis : alc : 15.0 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 5.4 g/l  va : 0.55 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Geographical location: Swartland
Vineyard: Trellised

about the harvest: 

Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yield: 8 tons/ hectare

in the cellar : Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25-28 °C) with two daily pump-overs and punch downs, extracting color and tannins. After malolactic fermentation is completed in barrel the wine mature another 12 months in a combination of French & American oak barrels.

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