//Diemersdal Pinotage Reserve 2018

Diemersdal Pinotage Reserve 2018

R160.00

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.

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Description

Oenology:
These grapes were harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness. Grapes for this wine comes from 45 year old bush vines and 25 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.

Maturation:
16 months wood maturation in 40% new 225L French oak barrels.

Winemaker’s notes:
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.

Food suggestions:
Ostrich fillet with chocolate-chilli sauce, rack of lamb or a hearty beef stew should all pair well with this bold Pinotage.

Awards:
2018 vintage: Pinotage Top 10 Winner- Absa Pinotage Top 10 ’19
2017 vintage: 92 Points – Tims Atkin Report ’19
2017 vintage: Pinotage Top 10 Winner – Absa Pinotage Top 10 ’19
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

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Additional information

Weight 1.366 kg
Dimensions 7.8 × 7.8 × 30.0 cm
Vintage

2018