Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage 2005

Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage 2005

2007 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Silver Medal (80/100)
2007 Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver
2007 International Wine Challenge - Commended
On the nose, sweet raspberry, strawberry and banana, with lively acid-giving length balanced by soft mouth-filling tannin.

This wine lends its self to rich lamb casseroles and gentle Malay type curries.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Francois Roode/Brett Rightford
wine of origin : Wellington
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 6.8 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2007 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Silver Medal (80/100)
2007 Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver
2007 International Wine Challenge - Commended

in the vineyard : Grapes were harvested from a north facing vineyard, all bush vines. Deep Glen Rosa soils with a high clay capacity ensure good water retention – no irrigation was given.

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested early in the morning with sugar at 26ºB in February 2005.

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