Beyerskloof Pinotage Reserve 2009

Beyerskloof Pinotage Reserve 2009

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 : 14.78 % vol  rs : 3.2 g/l  pH : 3.58  ta : 6.4 g/l  so2 : 145 mg/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2012 Veritas Wine Awards - Bronze Medal
2012 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Bronze
2012 Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver Medal

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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