CULTIVAR: 95% Pinotage, 5% Shiraz
WINE OF ORIGIN: Western Cape
HARVEST DATE: February 2018
YIELD: 8 ton/ha
Pinotage grapes were harvested from various sites in Wellington at optimum ripeness, destalked, slightly crushed and vinified in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation happened over 7 days then pressed and after 30 days completed MLF in tank . The wine was racked and aged or 10 months on French oak staves.
Diemersfontein The Prodigy Pinotage emanate rich flavours of dark red fruit like mulberry and black berry on the nose followed by strawberry, cherry and plum on the palate all wrapped in a subtle hint of a wellbalanced oak component.
South African staples, Bobotie, Bunny Chow and Braai, all beg for a glass of Pinotage. Its versatility makes it a great partner with roast duck, lamb casseroles and even Chocolate soufflé.
ALC:14% | TA: 5.4g/l | pH:3.67 | RS: 2.4g/l