Post House Missing Virgin Pinotage/ Petit Verdot 2017

METHOD

The grapes were fermented separately, using natural yeasts from the vineyard in open stainless-steel tanks up to a maximum of 30°C. The skins were pushed down 4-8 times during peak fermentation. Malolactic fermentation took place i the barrel where the wine had minimal handling. Use was made of traditional gravity flow and no mechanical pumps were used in the wine making process The wines were racked 3 times over a 22-month period. There was no filtration and the sulphur levels were kept to a minimum.

 

WOOD AGEING

100% barrel aged in French and European oak barrels. 20% new French and European oak barrels.

24 months in 225 liter barrels.

 

A blend of Pinotage 67% and Petit Verdot 33%

 

TASTING NOTES

A red blend of Pinotage and Petit Verdot grapes resulting in a wine with an intensely dark blueish colour. A full bodied, rich wine with supple soft tannins but with a lively long finish. The nose has a hint of cinnamon, blueberries, fruit cake and wild heath. 900 cases (x 6btls) produced. Wine of Origin Stellenbosch.

Post House Missing Virgin Pinotage/ Petit Verdot 2017

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