Description of Spier Wine Farm Signature Pinotage
Spier Wine Farm Signature Pinotage (Pinotage)
- View: bright purple red.
- Nose: generous bouquet of dark cherries, juicy plums and hints of cinnamon.
- Mouth: Soft and silky tannins.
APPELLATION: Western Cape.
VINEYARD: latticed vines planted between 19 and 21 years in the northeastern slopes. With supplemental irrigation and yield of 10 tons per hectare.
AGEING: 20% of the wine matured in French oak barrels for 8 to 10 months; the rest matured in stainless steel tanks with French oak staves.
PREPARATION: grapes harvested at ± 24 ° B, ground gently, destemmed and cooled. After two days of soaking in cold fermented juice to dryness in stainless steel tanks at 24 °Conducting three bulges daily.
WINE PAIRING: Marinated lamb chops cooked over coals Muscadel; or easy homemade burgers and caramelized onions.
At the four-star Spier Hotel in the Stellenbosch Winelands, guests aren’t just offered a bed and a morning meal; they’re promised a full farm-style experience. Tucked away on one of the oldest and most celebrated wine farms in South Africa, the family-friendly lodging has 1100 hectares of pastoral pastures, leafy vineyards and spectacular scenery at its doorstep, and guests are invited to get lost in the bucolic beauty of the grounds.More about the Winery