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Pinotage 1999

R580.00

A Taste of 21 Years – Vinotéque Release

The Saxenburg Private Collection Pinotage 1999 has loads of leather and caramel give way to ripe mulberries, blueberries and raspberry jam. This wine has an incredible density to it, and the tannins are beautifully integrated and provide a lovely grip. Decant and allow at least 30 minutes before tasting for this wine to come into its own.

Limited Release: 

Only 30 bottles available.


These extraordinary wines, have been stored and matured under optimal conditions in our Vinotéque, for you to get the very best out of your fine wine experience.

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Description

Tasting Note

The Saxenburg Private Collection Pinotage 1999 has loads of leather and caramel give way to ripe mulberries, blueberries and raspberry jam. This wine has an incredible density to it, and the tannins are beautifully integrated and provide a lovely grip. Decant and allow at least 30 minutes before tasting for this wine to come into its own.

Additional information

Vintage:

1999

Cultivar:

Pinotage

Cellaring Potential:

Enjoy now.

Alc:

12.76%

TA:

5.7 g/l

pH:

3.57

RS:

2.8 g/l

Appellation:

Stellenbosch

Terroir:

Predominately weathered Table Mountain sandstone on a West facing slope.

Vinification Details:

Harvested at physiological ripeness, then destemmed and fermented in open-top tanks. Thorough temperature control and 3 punch downs and pump-overs daily ensured a soft extraction. Pressed of the skins early, to prevent bitterness.

Oak maturation: A combination of 2nd and 3rd fill, 300L, French oak barrels. 12 months with no racking or fining.

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