Click here to buy Pulpit Rock wine on
Click here for more information about our Wine & Snack Bar
Riebeek Valley Cycle Tours
Join Us on Facebook
Swartland Wine Route
Pulpit Rock Reserve Louisa 2013
Technical Analysis
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 14.87 %vol
pH : 3.6
RS : 2.2 g/l
Total Acid : 5.9 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.63 g/l
Appellation : Riebeekberg
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fragrant

2017 Veritas Awards - Silver
2017 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Trophy
2016 ABSA Perold Cape Blend - Top 5
Tasting Notes
Deep red color with very intense violet reflections.  Aromas of red berries, mocha and cherry tobacco.  The palate shows firm, ripe tannins and an elegant soft finish.
Serving temperature: 18°C
Blend Information
50% Pinotage, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Shiraz
Food Suggestions
Most enjoyable with traditional venison dishes, Carpaccio or matured cheese.
In The Vineyard
Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised
About The Harvest
Manual harvesting of grapes.
Yield: 8 tons/hectare
In The Cellar
Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25° - 28° C) with two daily pump-overs extracting color and tannins. After natural malolactic fermentation completed the wine matured 14 months in French and American oak barrels.

Other Vintages
Pulpit Rock Reserve Louisa 2013 Dewald Huisamen Pinotage
Pulpit Rock Reserve Louisa 2012 Riaan van der Spuy Pinotage

Tel: +27.224612025   Fax: +27.224612028   Email:  
P.O. Box 1, De Gift, Riebeek West, 7306, South Africa