DeWaal Pinotage 2003

DeWaal Pinotage 2003

A full, fruity wine with flavours of ripe plums and cherries; rich with a persistent finish. Well integrated wood


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.76 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.66  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded

ageing : CELLAR BARREL MATURATION: 18 months 225-litre French barriques (40% new)
FUTURE MATURATION POTENTIAL: 5-8 years

in the vineyard : LOCATION OF VINEYARD: On warmer north facing slopes
SOIL TYPE: Gravel & loam
AGE OF VINEYARD: up to 30 years
ROOT STOCK: R 99
METHOD OF TRELLISING: 1 wire

about the harvest: HARVEST DATE: 11 February 2003
SUGAR LEVEL AT HARVEST: 25B
YIELD PER HECTARE: 7.2 tons per hectare

in the cellar : LENGTH OF FERMENTATION & MACERATION: 14 days

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