AYAMA Pinotage 2010

AYAMA Pinotage 2010

The appealing fruitiness with characteristic banana flavours is in perfect harmony with the soft oak and smooth tannins. A medium-bodied and accessible wine.

Ideal served at: 18 – 19° C

Delicious on its own or with poultry, game and red meat dishes.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : AYAMA Wines
winemaker : Michela Dalpiaz
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.97 % vol  rs : 3.3 g/l  pH : 3.85  ta : 6.0 g/l  va : 0.75 g/l  so2 : 81 mg/l  fso2 : 29 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Ready for immediate enjoyment but will mature well for up to three years.

in the vineyard : Climate: Mediterranean climate with moderate summers and cold, rainy winters. Rainfall of approximately 600 - 800 mm annually.

Soil: Gravelly, well-drained soils, as well as Perderberg Mountain sandstone.

about the harvest: March by hand

in the cellar : For 75% of the duration of alcoholic fermentation, juice is pumped over the skin cap for colour and flavour extraction. Thirty percent of the wine is matured in new to third-fill small oak barrels for six months.

Bottling: August

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