Zevenwacht 7even Pinotage 2022 (case of 6)
The wine is fruit forward showing ripe plum and dark cherry, complimented with dark chocolate and coffee aromas. The palate is medium bodied with plush fruit and a smooth finish.
ABOUT THIS WINE
|Wine Style:||Medium bodied, fresh & vibrant|
|When to Enjoy:||Perfect around the braai or relaxing with friends.
|How to Serve:||Drink slightly chilled to appreciate its vibrancy – 12-14 degrees Celsius|
|Our meal suggestions:||Enjoy this food friendly wine with local favorites such as grilled snoek, boerewors rolls or pizza.|
|The wine itself:||The wine is fruit forward showing ripe plum and dark cherry, complimented with dark chocolate and coffee aromas. The palate is medium bodied with plush fruit and a smooth finish.|
|What about the grapes?||100% Pinotage|
|And the vineyards (terroir):||The vineyards for this wine are situated on the northern slopes of the Banhoek Valley, ranging in altitude from 450 – 500m above sea level allowing for moderate temperatures. We harvest eight tons per hectare.
|How was it made:||The optimally ripe bunches were given an overnight “cold-soak” to allow for colour extraction early in the winemaking process. Fermentation took place with temperatures peaking at 28ºC. The wine was pressed off the skins directly after fermentation and following malolactic fermentation, it was matured for 12 months in seasoned 300L French oak barrels.|
|Should this wine age / mature:||Enjoy now or over the next 5 years.|
|Technical Facts:||Grape Origin: Stellenbosch
Wine Variety: Pinotage
Acidity: Balanced acidity
Barrel Treatment: 12 months
|ALC: 15.5% pH: 3.75 TA: 5.0g/l Rs: 3.5g/l|