Stanford Hills Jacksons Pinotage 2016

R810.00 per case of 6 bottles

 

Cultivar 100% Pinotage
Region Walker Bay
Appellation Stanford
Irrigation None
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).

14.63%

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.

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