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2015 Indwe Pinotage Coastal

Producer: Trizanne Signature Wines (TSW)
Country/Region: South Africa - Western Cape

Pinotage is a true South African grape variety, Our signature grape smilar to the Blue Crane being our national bird. Indwe Pinotage grapes are meticulously sourced from our grape producers along the Coastal region of the Western Cape ensuring complexity, depth and purity of fruit. The wine is layered with sweet cherry notes, and subtle hints of mocha and vanilla flavors. Seamless tannins make the wine enjoyable now or over the next 2 years.

2015 Indwe Pinotage Coastal

Vintage: 2015
Grape Varietals: 100% Pinotage
ABV: 13%
Aging: Aged on the fine lees for a few months.
Serving Temp: 53-60°F

Wine Making Notes:

Vineyards:
Average age of the vines is 15-20 years.
Rootstock: R99
Clone: PI48 and PI50
Trellis system: Goblet and trellised.
vine density: 3000 plants per hectares
Soil: Scale and granite
Climate: Mediterranean.
Harvest: predominantly manual from January 27th until March 7th 2013.
Yield: 8 tons per hectares.

Fermentation: Stainless steel at 26°C for approximately 5 days with frequent pump-overs during first stages of fermentation. Racked and pressed at 5°B. Overnight settling, racked onto oak chips and French staves, and inoculated with MLF bacteria. Racked after MLF & sulphured.


Pairings:

Smoke duck, mediterranean ingredients like peppers and aubergines, Pizza with meaty topping, Indian Curry or spicy barbecue sauces and chilli con carne. (Pinotage goes well with chilli and smoke, similar to Zinfandel). Chacuterie: pates and hard cheeses. Classic South African Braai (barbeque): marinated lamb or cajun-spiced blackened fish.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
SA0EE263010PTS 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 01601 3 1 07 84585 01601 0 $11.99