Brink Family Vineyards Pinotage 2017
WINE OF ORIGIN: SWARTLAND
Manual harvesting of grapes. Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (25-28 °C) with two daily pump-overs extracting color and tannins. After malolactic fermentation is completed in barrel the wine mature another 12 months in French oak barrels.
Varietal composition: 100% Pinotage
Type of wine: Red
Geographical location: Swartland
Vineyard: Bush Vine, 8 tons/ hectare
Total acidity: 5.4 g/L
Volatile acidity: 0.55 g/l
Residual sugar: 3.2 g/l
Deep red color. Aromas of blackberries and ripe prunes, with an attractive minerality. Mouth feel shows good volume accompanied by soft ripe tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C
Delicious served with Springbok Carpaccio and traditional Cape Malay cuisine.