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Avontuur Pinotage 2017

Avontuur Pinotage 2017
Avontuur Pinotage 2017
Ripe purple plums and dark cherries provide an intense up front fruit explosion which develops into a slight earthiness with whiffs of sweet spice and mocha/chocolate to add interest. The wine has firm tannins and an elegant, juicy mouth-feel whilst the s
Technical Analysis
alc 14.5
rs 2.1
pH 3.46
ta 5.4
Wine Information
Winemaker Jan van Rooyen
Variety Pinotage
BlendPercent 100% Pinotage
FoodSuggest Will pair well with flavourful red meat dishes especially venison.
Ageing Drink now until end-2022.

De-stemmed and then cold-soaked for 3 days. Initially fermented in rototanks after which malolatic fermentation took place. Barrel- matured in 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak for 11months.

Bottling date: 19 December 2018

Harvest Harvest date: 10 February 2017. Harvested at full ripeness (24˚ B).
Vineyard This single vineyard demarcation sits on deep, well-drained Hutton and Clovelly soils, planted on west-facing slopes. Young vines are still growing into their potential but already show incredible promise.
body Full
style Dry
taste Fragrant
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Avontuur Estate Wine
R200.00 per bottle
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