Backsberg Pinotage

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  • Regular price P190.00

Due to its thick and tannic skin, colour is extracted from the Pinotage grapes within the first couple of days of fermentation. Early pressed, immediate oaking and bottled 12 months later, this Pinotage is true to its varietal fruit character.

VINIFICATION: BLEND: 90% Pinotage, 10% Other (Grenache, Shiraz, Zinfandel) Best enjoyed within 5 to 7 years

AGEING POTENTIAL: Alc 14.28% RS 2.5 g/ℓ pH 3.65 TA 5.31 g/ℓ

Ripe cherry, coffee bean and sweet strawberry flavours are complemented by subtle undertones of dried herbs. This Pinotage has a juicy mouth-feel with supple, sweet tannins.