De Waal Pinotage 2018
De Waal is one of 10 producers who have received the ABSA Pinotage Top 10 award 6 times or more, in the years the competition has been running.
|Winemaker||Daniel de Waal|
This wine could be served chilled in summer. Put it for 30 minutes in the fridge, chill it to about 12 Degrees Celsius, it is delicious and refreshing on a hot summers day!
|Ageing||It will benefit from ageing.|
|Cellar||Fermentation & Maceration Period: 14 days
Cellar Maturation: 3 months in older barrels
Bottling Date: 2 October 2018
Furture Maturation Potential: 3 - 4 years
Market Release Date: December 2019
|Harvest||Harvest Date: 1 March 2018
Sugar level at Harvest: 22.0°B
Yield per Hectare: 9.0 tons per hectare
|Vineyard||Location of Vineyard: On warmer north facing slopes
Soil Type: Gravel & loam
Age of Vineyard: 25 - 28 years
Method of Trellising: 1 wire
A medium-bodied, lighter style of Pinotage, produced from younger vineyards.
- Range: The Premium Range