DeWaal Pinotage 2004

DeWaal Pinotage 2004

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 : 14.02 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

UITERWYK WINE ESTATE is considered one of the top Pinotage producers of South Africa. Only 3 producers have received the Pinotage Top 10 award 5 times or more in the 7 years the competition has been running.

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

in the vineyard : Location of the Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: up to 30 years
Rootstock: R 99
Method of Trellising: 1 wire

The De Waal family is deeply rooted in the history of Pinotage: a De Waal family member, C.T. de Waal, being the first person to produce a wine from the Pinotage grape.

about the harvest: Harvest date: 16 February 2004
Sugar Level at Harvest: 25° Balling
Yield per hectacre: 7.7 tons per hectare

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