Badsberg Pinotage 2018

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Jaco Booysen, Stian Victor, Shazell van Den Berg
Main Variety - Pinotage
Alcohol - 13.54 %vol
pH - 3.56
RS - 4.8 g/l
Total Acid - 5.7 g/l
Appellation - Breedekloof

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Medium
Taste - Fruity


Accolades

2019 Veritas Awards Silver

Tasting Notes

2019 Absa Top 10

Colour: Dark red.
Nose: Blackberry and cassis on the nose with mocha aromas of a hint of banana.
Palate: Ripe plum and rich mocha flavours with lingering aftertaste.


Blend Information

100% Pinotage

In The Vineyard

Climate: Mediterranean
Rainfall: 800mm - 1000mm per year
Soil: Red, rocky hill soil
Trellis system: Perold
Irrigation: Micro


About The Harvest

The grapes were harvested middle of February at 25° - 26° Balling.
Yield: 12 tons/ha


In The Cellar

Cold soak for 48h before fermentation. Fermentation period 7 - 9 days at 24° - 27° C

Malolactic fermentation on medium toast french oak. Matured further for 7 - 8months before bottling.



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Badsberg Pinotage 2016 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Nicholas Husselman & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage (Mocha Fushion) 2014 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Nicholas Husselman & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage (Mocha Fushion) 2012 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, Nicholas Husselman & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage (Mocha Fushion) 2011 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, De Wet Hugo & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage (Mocha Fushion) 2010 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, De Wet Hugo & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage 2002 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, De Wet Hugo & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage 2001 Willie Burger, Henri Swiegers, De Wet Hugo & Jaco Booysen Pinotage
Badsberg Pinotage 1998 Carel van der Merwe, Hugo Conradie Pinotage
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