Spier Signature Pinotage (Single bottle)

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Our Price A$27.95

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Clear bright purple red. This classic South African Pinotage has generous red berry fruit and soft tannins.

Spier Signature Pinotage (Single bottle)

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Blend Information

Pinotage

Food Suggestions

Pork with a fruity barbecue sauce, Lamb chops or burgers with caramelised onions.

In The Vineyard

Origin
Western Cape (Darling, Durbanville and Paarl)

Terroir
Soil: Clovelly, Hutton and Estcourt.
Temperature: winter 9/18°C; summer 14/26°C 
Annual rainfall: 650-750mm
Proximity to ocean: 40-80km 

Vineyard and Climate Conditions
Trellised vines of 15 -17 years old, planted on north-eastern slopes yielded the grapes for this wine. The vines received supplementary irrigation and produced 10 tons per hectare.

About The Harvest

Grapes were harvested at 24°Balling.

In The Cellar

Grapes weregently crushed, de-stemmed and cooled. After two days of cold soaking the juice was fermented until dry in stainless steel tanks at 24°C. Three pump-overs were conducted daily. After fermentation 20% of the wine was matured in French oak barrels for 8-10 months and the remainder matured in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves.

Additional Information

Our Price A$27.95

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