Beyerskloof Pinotage Reserve 2008

Beyerskloof Pinotage Reserve 2008

A full bodied Pinotage with a deep purple colour. The dark berry and plum flavours are well balanced with complex aromas from new French Oak. A wine with a long finish.

The wine will go well with spicy food and red meat.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : Beyerskloof
winemaker : Beyers Truter
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 6.1 g/l  va : 0.72 g/l  so2 : 108 mg/l  fso2 : 27 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Could last in the bottle for 10 years and more.

in the cellar : 5 days in open fermenters where the cap was punched by hand. Fermentation temperature was between 26° - 28° C. After malolactic fermentation in stainless steel the wine is matured in 70% first and 30% second fill in French oak barrels for 18 months.

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