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Kleine Rust Pinotage Shiraz 2013
Technical Analysis
: Tertius Boshoff
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.60
RS : 3.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.3 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Soft
Taste : Fruity

Tasting Notes
Ripe raspberries and some pepper spice on the nose. The palate is soft, sumptuous, juicy and round with elegant tannins and lots of berry fruit.
Blend Information
52% Pinotage, 36% Shiraz, 12% Cinsaut
Food Suggestions
This wine will complement food such as a Rack of lamb with a mint dressing or even a thickly cut fillet of beef.
In The Vineyard
The grapes for this wine come from a section of vineyards on our Golden Triangle farm on the slopes of the Helderberg of Stellenbosch.
About The Harvest
Grapes are picked at optimum ripeness around 25° Balling.
In The Cellar
Grapes were kept on the skin for cold maceration for at least 3 days. This also allows some natural fermentation to take place. The juice is then inoculated with a homemade brew of yeasts including three different commercial strains.

It is fermented in open cement tanks between 24 – 28 C and kept on its skin for 4-7 days of fermentation with regular pumpovers and punchdowns. After fermentation, the free run juice is drained and the skins are only slightly pressed. It finishes malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

52% Pinotage, 36% Shiraz, 12% Cinsaut aged 8 months in 3rd and 4fh fill French oak.
Additional Information
An uncomplicated red wine chasing fruit purity, ripeness and finesse allowing early drinkability and enjoyment.

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Off the R44 between Stellenbosch & Somerset West, On the Stellenrust Road, Stellenbosch NU, Stellenbosch, 7600, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa
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