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Home Wines South African Cape Dream Pinotage

Cape Dream Pinotage

Cape_Dream_Pinotage

Designation: PINOTAGE - RED WINE OF SOUTH AFRICA

Vintage: 2006

Grape variety(ies): Pinotage : South African red wine stemming from a crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault (also called Hermitage in South Africa)

Origin: South Africa region close to the Cap.

Soil: Variable soil on the area but one finds mainly sandy soils.

 

Vinification:

Grapes were harvested in perfect maturity, stemmed and put in lasting fermentation 6 to 12 days with regulated temperature not to exceed 32°C. The wine is quickly racked, and filtered to protect all the aromatic potential.

 

Characteristics:

- Colour: Red ruby, intense, with purple reflections.

- Nose: Note of ripe red fruits, strawberry and spices.

- Palate: Round wine with soft and silky tanins.

 

Recommendations: Red wine, can be served with a big number of flats such red and white meat, salats and cheeses.

 

Serving condition in C°: 16 - 18

Presentation:

Cellar potential: 2 - 3 years

Acidity G/L: 5 g/l

Residual sugar G/L: 3 g/l


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