Du Toitskloof Pinotage 2004

Du Toitskloof Pinotage 2004

Dark ruby colour. Ripe plums, cherries, chocolate and a slight scent of dried banana, all wrapped in sweet, oaky vanilla. Dry, supple tannins add to silky mouth-feel. Black cherries on smooth exit.


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Philip Jordaan & Shawn Thompson
wine of origin : Breede River
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.77  ta : 5.5 g/l  so2 : 72 mg/l  fso2 : 46 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Wine Magazine Tops at Spar - Best Value Pinotage for under R40 a bottle Pinotage 2004
Wine Magazine Best Value 2006 - 2 stars

ageing : Drink now; try again in five years.

in the vineyard : Grapes selected from both trellised and bush vine vineyards.

about the harvest: Fruit is picked full ripe at between 24° and 25° Balling and fermented dry on skins.

in the cellar : 7 - 8 months new French Oak Staves.

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