Eikendal Pinotage 2008

Eikendal Pinotage 2008

This wine seductive and elegant, with great finesse. The nose is full of berry, plum, cherry and chocolate flavours. The palate shows sophisticated oak integration with a supple en lingering finish. A wine made with passion and creativity and the immense attention to detail.

Enjoy with Venison dishes such as springbok Carpaccio, oxtail stews and flourless chocolate and berry tart.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Henry Kotze
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.56 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.45  ta : 6.2 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : This wine is drinking well now, and can by enjoyed through 2012 and beyond.

in the vineyard : These vineyards have a north-westerly aspect and about 150m above sea level, grown in the Peroldt fivewire trellising system on decomposed Koffieklip (“Coffee Stone”).

about the harvest: 2008 was a moderately hot vintage for Stellenbosch, with cool, constant temperatures and no rain during the critical ripening periods.

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