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Pulpit Rock Reserve Louisa 2013 (Cape Blend)
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: 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
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fragrant


Accolades
ABSA Perold Cape Blend 2016, 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.

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Pulpit Rock Reserve Louisa 2013 (Cape Blend) Dewald Huisamen Pinotage

Tel: +27.224612025   Fax: +27.224612028   Email: info@pulpitrock.co.za  
P.O. Box 1, De Gift, Riebeek Wes, 7306, South Africa