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Brink Family Vineyards Pinotage 2016
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Riaan van der Spuy
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 15.0 %vol
pH : 3.62
RS : 3.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.55 g/l
Appellation : Swartland
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Tasting Notes
Deep red color. Aromas of blackberries and ripe prunes, with an attractive minerality. Mouth feel shows good volume accompanied by soft ripe tannins.
Blend Information
100% Pinotage
Food Suggestions
Delicious served with Springbok Carpaccio and traditional Cape Malay cuisine.
Serving Temp: 18° C
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 and punch downs, extracting color and tannins. After natural malolactic fermentation completed the wine matured 14 months in French and American oak barrels.

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Brink Family Vineyards Pinotage 2016 Riaan van der Spuy Pinotage

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