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Pinotage 2000

R540.00

A Taste of 20 Years – Vinotéque Release

The Saxenburg Private Collection Pinotage 2000 is incredible youthfulness for a wine of 20 years old! Beautifully concentrated fruit on the nose – expect ripe cherries, blackberries and a tightly packed palate. This wine has a real balance to it, and the finish is long and seamless. One would be forgiven to mistake this for a beautifully matured Pinot noir! Be patient and allow this wine to open up before serving.

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 2000 is incredible youthfulness for a wine of 20 years old! Beautifully concentrated fruit on the nose – expect ripe cherries, blackberries and a tightly packed palate. This wine has a real balance to it, and the finish is long and seamless. One would be forgiven to mistake this for a beautifully matured Pinot noir! Be patient and allow this wine to open up before serving.

Additional information

Vintage:

2000

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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