Stanford Hills Veldfire Pinotage 2018

Stanford Hills Veldfire Pinotage 2018

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Cultivar  100% Pinotage
 Region  Walker Bay
 Appellation  Stanford Foothills
 Irrigation  None
 Trellis System  Vertical Shoot Positioning
 Soil  Clay & “Koffieklip” (Ferricrete)
 Climate  Cool with winter rainfall

Grapes were hand selected, crushed and allowed 2 days cold maceration before yeast inoculation (NT50). Fermentation was done in small bins, punched down four to five times daily. Fermented between 22 & 30oC until dry on skins. Malo-lactic fermentation completed in tank. Stavin oak segments added and aged for 6 months before bottling.

Colour: Deep vibrant purple
Nose: dark fruit, spice, cloves and white pepper
Palate: Sweet fruit entry followed by savoury spice. Balanced smokey tannins and a juicy mouth-feel
Food: Steak, Game, curries and rich stews.