A powerful, earthy winter warmer.
Cherries and sweet berry fruits with firm tannins.
- Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
- Region: Gisborne
- Variety: Pinotage
- Harvest Date: March 13
- Bottling Date: 28 February 14
- Release Date: May 14
Pinotage grapes were fermented in open top stainless vats. The wines were then put into barrels with Hungarian and American oak additives for 10 months.
Pinotage was harvested from Ian Smith’s vineyard near Te Karaka in excellent condition and good ripeness.
- Alcohol: 14.5%
- Residual Sugar: 2.0
- Total Acidity: 6.7
- ph: 3.64
- Cellaring: 3-4 years
- 4 stars: Dish magazine
- Best in Class: ‘Other Reds” Gisborne Regional Wine Awards 2014