DeWaal Pinotage 2009

DeWaal Pinotage 2009

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

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.


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.06 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 3.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : 

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: R99
Method of Trellising: 1 wire

about the harvest: Harvest date: 20 February 2009
Sugar Level at Harvest: 25.5° Balling
Yield per hectacre: 6.0 tons/ha

in the cellar : Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: Matured in French oak
Bottling Date: November 2009

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