Bellevue Pinotage 2001

Bellevue Pinotage 2001

Michelangelo International Wine Award 2002 - Double Gold
Veritas 2002 - Double Gold

Intense purple ruby colour. Coconut, vanilla, plums and raspberries on nose. These flavours follow through on palate, a big wine, with good balance between fruit, wood, acids and tannins.


variety : Pinotage [ Pinotage ]
winery : Bellevue Estate
winemaker : Dirkie Morkel
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.7 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.3 g/l  va : 0.8 g/l  so2 : 78 mg/l  fso2 : 24 mg/l  
type : Red  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Michelangelo International Wine Award 2002 - Double Gold
Veritas 2002 - Double Gold

ageing : Mature for at least another 5 years.

in the vineyard : Climate: A very good vintage. A warm dry summer. Grapes were very healthy, and ripened evenly.
Soil: Glenrosa
Trellising: Untrellised
Age of vines: from 8 to 49 years old
Yield: +7.5 Tons/ha

about the harvest: The grapes were harvested at 24,6° Balling.

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