Pinotage () Barrel fermented/barrel matured/wooded (staves, chips or wood rice) 2022 and older
SOIL: Predominantly Tukulu and Dresden soils on a base of shale.
AGE OF VINES: 45 years.
VINIFICATION: 7 days on skins in open fermenters at 25°C.
BARREL AGING: 16 months in 300 liter French oak barrels.
CLIMATE: Low rainfall, moderate ripening season with cool nights
and warm, dry days during picking.
GRAPES: Smaller berries, with excellent colour and flavour intensity,
harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness.
OPTIMUM DRINKING: This excellent 2020 vintage will peak from mid
2022 to 2027 when tertiary aromas will start to develop.
Game, beef and lamb dishes. Compliments
infused spiced red cherry dessert dishes, Vanilla and cinnamon gelato
enhances the red fruit and mocha. Also enjoy with various cheese and preserve platters.