Pinotage (20) Barrel fermented/barrel matured/wooded (staves, chips or wood rice) 2019 and older
These grapes were harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness. Grapes for this wine comes from 46 year old bush vines and 26 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 40% 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.