JAC Pinotage 2013

Main Features

A deep, unique wine with intense notes of raspberry and blackberry flavours. Well-structured, yet elegant and soft with lingering notes of juicy fruit and harmoniously balanced oak. This wine is a true reflection of South African Pinotage.

Viticulture

Origin: Western Cape
Soil type: Light textured, gravelly topsoil with highly weathered subsoil
Harvesting time: March
Yield: 14 tons per hectare

Vinification Notes

Balling: 24 -25┬║ B at harvest
Fermentation: Fermented on the skins until dry, in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation was done in barrel
Oaking: Treated with medium toast oak chips for 4 months
Aging: Best kept for 3-5 years from bottling
Serving: Enjoy with beef, stews or rich seafood dishes
 

Statistics

Vintage: 2013
Country of Origin: South Africa
Region: Stellenbosch
Alcohol Volume: 13 %
Sugar: 4.65 g/l
pH: 3.57
Acidity: 5.41 g/l