DeWaal Pinotage 2010

DeWaal Pinotage 2010

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

DeWaal Wines are considered one of the top Pinotage producers of South Africa. Only three producers have received the Pinotage Top 10 award six times or more in the thirteen years the competition has been running.


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Pieter de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 1.1 g/l  pH : 3.71  ta : 5.0 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: 24 February 20010
Sugar Level at Harvest: 24° Balling
Yield per hectacre: 7.0 tons/ha

in the cellar : Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: Matured in French oak
Bottling Date: October 2011

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