Diemersdal Pinotage Reserve
Full bodied with dark berry and plum flavours and well balanced with complex aromas from French Oak barrels.
A wine with a long lingering finish.
These grapes were harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness. Grapes for this wine
comes from 50% 43 year old bush vines and the other 50% from 23 year old
trellised vines. Fermented in 1 ton open fermenters for 4 days at 26-28ºC. Punch
through and pumped over every 3 hours. 100% MLF completed spontaneously in
225L French oak barrels.
16 months wood maturation in 60% new 225L French oak barrels.
Full bodied with dark berry and plum flavours and well balanced with complex
aromas from French Oak barrels. A wine with a long lingering finish.
Ostrich fillet with chocolate-chilli sauce, rack of lamb or a hearty beef stew should
all pair well with this bold Pinotage.
2016 vintage: Silver – International Wine Challenge ‘18
2016 vintage: Double Gold – Michelangelo Int’l Wine Awards ‘17
2016 vintage: 90 Points – Tim Atkin Report ‘17
2016 vintage: Gold – Veritas Wine Awards ‘17
2015 vintage: Winner – Absa Pinotage Top 10 ‘16
2015 vintage: Gold – Veritas Wine Awards ‘16