Allee Bleue Pinotage 2008

Allee Bleue Pinotage 2008

Intense violet red colour. Rich ripe cherry flavours on the nose is followed by a complex pallet of liquorices chocolate and an abundance of ripe berry fruits. An elegant Pinotage made in a traditional and fruity style.

Freshly caught snoek oven baked with butter and apricot puree. Springbok loin wrapped in mushrooms and rich homemade puff pastry and sauced with a meaty Pinotage jus.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Gerda Willers
wine of origin : Piekenierskloof
analysis : alc : 14.64 % vol  rs : 2.2 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Will age well over the next 5 to 7 years.

in the cellar : Vinification: Fermented in tank with temperatures peaking at 28°C. Pressed off skins after 5 days. Malolactic fermentation in barrel.

Wood maturation: 12 months in 20% American and 80% French oak. 50% of the barrels were new.

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