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Kleine Rust Red (Pinotage / Shiraz) 2019
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Tertius Boshoff
Main Variety : Pinotage
Alcohol : 14.21 %vol
pH : 3.56
RS : 4.4 g/l
Total Acid : 5.2 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
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
51% Pinotage, 49% Shiraz
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 Tri-angle farm on the slopes of the Helderberg in Stellenbosch.
About The Harvest
Grapes are picked at optimum ripeness of 23° - 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 stainless steel tanks at temperatures between 24° - 28° C and kept on its skins for 4 - 7 days with regular pump overs and punch downs. After fermentation, the free run juice is drained and the skins are gently pressed. It finishes malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Additional Information
Pinotage and Shiraz are two of the varieties that can express genuine fruit purity and forms a great synergy when blended in a search for fresh ripe fruit.

Other Vintages
Kleine Rust Red (Pinotage / Shiraz) 2019 Tertius Boshoff Pinotage
Kleine Rust Red (Pinotage / Shiraz) 2018 - SOLD OUT Tertius Boshoff Pinotage
Kleine Rust Red (Pinotage / Shiraz) 2017 Tertius Boshoff Pinotage
Kleine Rust Red (Pinotage / Shiraz) 2016 Tertius Boshoff Pinotage
Kleine Rust Red (Pinotage / Shiraz) 2015 Tertius Boshoff Pinotage

Tel: +27.218802283      Email: info@stellenrust.co.za  
Off the R44 between Stellenbosch & Somerset West, On the Stellenrust Road, Stellenbosch NU, Koelenhof, 7605, South Africa
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