Welmoed Pinotage 2001

Welmoed Pinotage 2001

Vivid ruby-red colour. Delicious round, raspberry and ripe fruit nose. Good, solid entrance with well structured mid-palate and in-mouth berry flavours and elegant tannin finish.


variety : Pinotage [ Pinotage ]
winery : 
winemaker : Our Winemaking Team
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.1 % vol  rs : 1.56 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 5.2 g/l  
pack : Bottle  

in the vineyard : Grapes are sourced from low bearing (7 tonnes per hectare) bush vines with an average age of 4-10 years with complex, well-structured fruit. The vines are grafted on 101-14 Mgt and planted on loamy clay on the lower slopes of the mountain.

about the harvest: Grapes were harvested at 23.5ºB in February.

in the cellar : The must is fermented on skins for ± 3 days when the juice is drawn off at 10°B. Maturation takes place in third fill French oak barrels for 12 months.

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