DeWaal Top of the Hill Pinotage 2014 - SOLD OUT

DeWaal Top of the Hill Pinotage 2014 - SOLD OUT

Ink-dark coloured wine with great concentration, intense black fruit and complexity.  A bold, well-structured wine with a rich middle palate and a long, lingering finish.

Super Limited Stock: only 1 252 individually numbered bottles were produced of the 2014 vintage.

Fantastic food pairing to any Venison dish, Oxtail Pot and Gruyere-style Cheese.

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winery : DeWaal Wines
winemaker : Daniel de Waal
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.55 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Huge  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

5De Waal is one of only 8 producers who have won the ABSA Top 10 Award 6 times or more. The Top-of-the-Hill Pinotage wines consistently receive 4½ and 5 stars in John Platter’s Wine Guide, it was awarded WINE magazine Pinotage Champion and have received Double Gold medals at the Veritas Awards on numerous occasions.

ageing : Future Maturation Potential: 10 - 16 years

Super Limited Stock: only 1 252 individually numbered bottles were produced of the 2014 vintage.

in the vineyard : Age of Vineyard: 66 years - oldest Pinotage vines in SA!
Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Root Stock: R 99
Method of Trellising: Bush vines.

about the harvest: Harvest Date: 17 February 2014
Sugar level at Harvest: 24° B
Yield per Hectare: 1 ton per hectare.

in the cellar : 75Cellar Maturation: 18 months 225-litre French barriques (100% new)
Bottling Date: April 2016
Market Release Date: September 2016.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale