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Pulpit Rock Reserve Petit Verdot 2012
Technical Analysis
: Riaan van der Spuy
Main Variety : Petit Verdot
Alcohol : 15.5 %vol
pH : 3.49
RS : 2.8 g/l
Total Acid : 6.05 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.57 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Type : Red
Style : 0
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


SA Young Wine Show 2012: National class winner

Tasting Notes

A bold full bodied wine.  Deep red colour with a violet tint.  Distinct minty, black cherry and dark olive aromas.  Dark chocolate flavours on the palate with spicy firm tannins and a velvety finish.

Blend Information
100% Petit Verdot
Food Suggestions
pDelicious served with barbecued steak, roasted duck or pork ribs./p
In The Vineyard

Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised

About The Harvest

Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yield: 4 - 6 tons/ hectare

In The Cellar

Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25° - 28° C) with two daily pump-overs and punch downs, extracting color and tannins. After natural malolactic fermentation completed the wine matured 14 months in new French oak barrels.

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