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Stellenbosch 1679 Single Vineyard Old Vines Pinotage 2021

Stellenbosch 1679 Single Vineyard Old Vines Pinotage 2021

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VARIETALS: Pinotage 100%

STYLE: Full-bodied, ruby red colour, aromas of fresh cherries and hints of spice accompanied by red fruit and mocha on the palate.

SOIL: Predominantly Tukulu and Dresden soils on a base of shale.

AGE OF VINES: 46 years.

VINIFICATION: 7 days on skins in open fermenters at 25°C.

BARREL AGING: 16 months in 300 liter French oak barrels.

CLIMATE: Low rainfall, moderate ripening season with cool nights and warm, dry days during picking.

GRAPES: Smaller berries, with excellent colour and flavour intensity, harvested at optimum phenolic ripeness.

OPTIMUM DRINKING: This excellent 2021 vintage will peak from mid-2023 to 2028 when tertiary aromas will start to develop.

FOOD SUGGESTION: Game, beef and lamb dishes. Compliments infused spiced red cherry dessert dishes and vanilla and cinnamon gelato enhance the red fruit and mocha. Also, enjoy with various cheese and preserved platters.


Alcohol: 15.74 %
RS: 3.8 g/l
pH: 3.57
Total Acid: 6.0 g/l


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