Pink of Springfontein

Pink of Springfontein

R145.00

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CULTIVAR: Pinotage 51% , Merlot 49%
ALCOHOL: 13.50%
pH: 3.36
RISIDUAL SUGAR: 2.4 g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.0 g/l
TOTAL EXTRACT: 21.5 g/l
AVERGAGE YIELD: 42 hl/ha
BOTTLING DATE: 18.01.2018
PRODUCTION: 1708

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Description

The two cultivars were vinified separately and then blended afterwards. Grapes were harvested by hand and destemmed before crushing. After six hours skin contact the grapes were pressed and the juice clarified over 48 hours. Fermentation was completed in stainless steel tanks and the wine kept on fine lees for 16 months before blending.

VINEYARD: altitude 6m altitude above sea level
SOIL TYPE:
Calcified sand dunes
ROOTSTOCK:
Ramsey and Richter 99.
AGE OF VINES:
Merlot 17 years; Pinotage 16 years.
TRELLISING:
5 Wire, Vertical Shoot Positioning, double lengthened (Perold system).
HARVEST DATE:
02.02.2017 , Merlot 10.02.2017
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 
14-18 degrees Celc.

Additional information

Weight 8 kg
Dimensions 20 × 40 × 20 cm
Vintage

2017