Stanford Hills Jacksons Pinotage 2016
R810.00 per case of 6 bottles
|Trellis System||Vertical Shoot Positioning|
|Soil||Clay & “Koffieklip” (Ferricrete)|
|Climate||Cool with winter rainfall|
Grapes were hand selected, crushed and allowed 2 days cold maceration before yeast inoculation (NT50). Fermentation was done in small bins, punched down four to five times daily. Fermented between 22 & 30°C until dry on skins. Malo-lactic fermentation completed in tank before racking to barrel. Matured in french and Hungarian barriques for 13 months (15% new).
Colour: Vibrant purple
Nose: Dark berries, plums and spice with hints of liquorice
Palate: Juicy entry, fruit driven with brooding dark fruit, plums and cloves. Finishes dry with well balanced tannins from judicious wooding.
Food: Roasts, venison, rich meat dishes and flavourful casseroles.