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McGregor Pinotage

Deep ruby red colour. Fresh fruity aromas of berries, cherries and plum, complemented by delicate wood maturation flavours. Soft easy drinking, medium bodied wine with soft sweetish tannins.

R 48,00
Description
VINTAGE:
2016
APPELLATION: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
VINEYARD DETAIL: Planted on deep red calcareous Karoo-soil mainly grafted on Richer 99 rootstock and trellised. Monitored irrigation and optimum viticulture practices create the best conditions for high quality grapes and wine.
HARVEST INFORMATION:
Date:

Middle February

Sugar:

24.2 °B

Type:

Hand / Machine

pH:

3.58

Yield: 15 Tons / Ha ; 3,5 kg / vine T.A:

5,6 g/l

VINIFICATION: Grapes were destemmed and crushed where after 15 % of juice was extracted for Rosé. After a tartaric acid addition grapes were cooled down overnight before alcoholic fermentation was initiated. Automatic pump over of juice to extract maximum colour, flavour and soft tannins was done. Lightly wooded for plus/minus 1 month.
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS:
Alc.: 13.99 %VOL Total Extract: 28.80 g/l
R.S.: 3.5 g/l Free SO2: 27 mg/l
T.A.: 5.4 g/l Total SO2: 135 mg/l
pH: 3.56 V.A.: 0.49 g/l
WINEMAKER’S COMMENT: Deep ruby red colour. Fresh fruity aromas of berries, cherries and plum, complemented by delicate wood maturation flavours. Soft easy drinking, medium bodied wine with soft sweetish tannins.
SERVED: A true companion to red meat, game, venison or on its own.