SOUTH AFRICA


Wildekrans Barrel Selection Pinotage
2002 Pinotage

Viticulture

Vineyard: Eastern facing slopes
Soil Type: Bokkeveld Shale
Vine Age: Planted in 1994
Irrigation: Drip Method
Harvest Date: February 2002
Yield:

Vinification:

This wine was matured in medium toasted new French oak for nine months.
It is once again a real pedigree.Only wines that met with our standards of excellence were then used in the final blend for our Barrel Selection.

Tasting Notes:

Color: The colour has a deep, dark purple centre.
Nose: It has a pronounced wood essence, a coffee and ripe fruity, youngberry nose which enhances the new oak barrel flavours.
Palate: It has huge intensity, very complex, velvet soft textures with a long finish on the palate.
Other: SAA First and New Business Class Certificate Winner 2003. Veritas 2003 - Bronze

Chemical Analysis:

Alc (%): 13.50
RS (g/l): 2.7
TA (g/l): 5.8
pH: 3.48
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