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Pulpit Rock Louisa Cape Blend 2014
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Dewald Huisamen
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 15.0 %vol
pH : 3.56
RS : 4.9 g/l
Total Acid : 5.76 g/l
Volatile Acidity : 0.5 g/l
Appellation : Riebeekberg
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fragrant


Accolades
2017  ABSA Perold Cape Blend finalist
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.

Blend Information
43 % Pinotage, 29% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Shiraz, 14% Petit Verdot
Food Suggestions

Serving temperature: 18°C. Most enjoyable with traditional venison dishes, Carpaccio or matured cheese.

In The Vineyard
Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised
About The Harvest
Yield: 8 tons/hectare
In The Cellar

Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (24° - 26° 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 Louisa Cape Blend 2015 Dewald Huisamen Pinotage
Pulpit Rock Louisa Cape Blend 2014 Dewald Huisamen Pinotage

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P.O. Box 1, De Gift, Riebeek West, 7306, South Africa