Backsberg Premium Pinotage

Backsberg Premium Pinotage

ORIGIN
Coastal

CLIMATE
Mediterranean

VITICULTURE
Older vines on sandy, clay soils. A combination of Paarl and Wellington fruit.

VINIFICATION
Due to its thick and tannic skin, colour is extracted from the Pinotage grapes within the first couple of days of fermentation. Early press, immediate oaking and bottled 12 months later, this Pinotage is true to its varietal fruit character.

BLEND
100% Pinotage

AGEING POTENTIAL
5-7 years

ANALYSIS
R/S (g/l): 3.0
pH: 3.52
TA: 5.2
Alc: 14.16%

TASTING NOTE
Ripe mulberry and sweet strawberry flavours are complimented by subtle undertones of dried herbs. This Pinotage has a juicy mouth-feel with supple, sweet tannins.

FOOD PAIRING
The fruity style of this wine makes it lovely on its own as well as an ideal accompaniment to lamb, spicy food and Italian dishes.

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