Boplaas Pinotage 2004

Boplaas Pinotage 2004

Stylish full bodied wine shows finely structural complexity and balance between the typical ripe fruit and French oak maturation. Touches of cherry, berry fruit and forest floor note.


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Carel Nel
wine of origin : Klein Karoo
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.7  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Drink now or within 4 - 6 years.

in the vineyard : Soil type: Well drained mixture of sedimentary and alluvial soil - rich in lime with high pH
Age of vines: 9 years
Trellising: Smart-Dyson
Yield: 10 ton/ha
Irrigation: Micro

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested in March at 25° Balling.

in the cellar : Fermentation temperature: 28°C
Method: Fermented to bone dry over 6 days in open fermenting tanks.
Wood aging: 6 months in French Oak

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