Brampton Pinotage 2013

Brampton Pinotage 2013

Deep ruby with a purple tinged rim, revealing liberal ripe raspberry, black cherry and mulberry aromas that follow through on a plush juicy entry well supported by savoury liquorice, clove and cardamom that finish with lashings of ripe berry fruit and lingering oak spice.


variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : Brampton Wines
winemaker : Bertho van der Westhuizen
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.0 g/l  pH : 3.7  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Best enjoyed within 5 years from vintage.

in the vineyard : Combination of Durbanville and Swartland grapes.

about the harvest: Harvested between end February to mid-March 2013.

in the cellar : The pinotage grapes were crushed and fermented separately in small batches to maximize varied expressions. Different parcels were blended after 12 months. Subtleties in vinification and origin as well as judicious blending to amplify the best natural character of the components adds to the intrigue and complexity of the final blend.

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