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Avontuur Pinotage 2017

Avontuur Pinotage 2017
-20 %
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 subtle oak regime gives the wine backbone, but also softens the taste experience. The sweetness of the ripe fruit and the mocha follow-through from the nose ensures the consumer comes back for more!
Technical Analysis
alc 14.5
rs 2.1
pH 3.46
ta 5.4
Wine Information
Accolades
Brand Group Avontuur Estate Wine
Other
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.
Cellar

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.
Style
body Full
style Dry
taste Fragrant
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Avontuur Estate Wine
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