The Hedgehog Pinotage
Light Bodied Dry Red Wine
WINERY: Orange River Cellars
WINEMAKER: Mynhardt Van der Merwe
WINE OF ORIGIN: Northern Cape
Flavours of strawberry, red fruits and lavender envelope the nose. Flavours of raspberry dominate the palate.
Smooth tannins complete this light bodied red wine.
|alc: 12 % vol||rs: x g/l||pH: 3,45|
|type: Red||style: Dry||ta: 6,2 g/l|
|body: Medium||taste: Fruity||pack: Bottle|
|size: 750ml||closure: Screw cap||Lightly wooded|
|ageing: 6 Months|
|Yield per hectare:||22 t/ha|
|Trellised:||6 wire Perold|
|Harvest date:||Early January|
Pinotage grapes are harvested at 24,8 degrees balling.
Cold-soak for maximum colour extraction took place over 48 hours. Fermented between 22 and 24 degrees celsius. Small portion completed malolactic fermentation and ageing in barrels.
Final blend was aged 4 months with staves, 40% French and 60% American Oak.
Gilbert & Gaillard International Challenge - 87 GOLD MEDAL
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