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Mellasat White Pinotage 2018

Mellasat White Pinotage 2018
Mellasat White Pinotage 2018
The world’s first White Pinotage “The paradox of this wine is that the eye belies the other senses! Making white wine from red grapes using South Africa’s unique Pinotage grape.
Technical Analysis
alc12.3
rs2.18
pH3.44
Wine Information
WinemakerMellasat Vineyards
VarietyPinotage
BlendPercent100% Pinotage
FoodSuggestFood pairing suggestions include strong flavoured fish and seafood, mild curries such as bobotie and chicken korma, and some Asian foods.
CellarMaking white wine from red grapes using South Africa’s unique Pinotage grape! Whole bunch pressed immediately after picking prevented the juice from obtaining colour from the skins. Barrel fermented and matured for eleven months with lees stirring for that slightly creamy and nutty character, but also exuding tropical fruit flavours.
VineyardVINEYARD LOCATION: On the farm Dekkersvlei in Klein Drakenstein near Paarl at 254 metres above sea level
VINE AGE: 17 years
SOIL: Decomposed Granite
AVERAGE YIELD: 10.75 tonnes per hectare
IRRIGATION: The vines are trellised with drip irrigation
Style
styleDry
typeWhite
Type
Kosher0
Organic0
Vegetarian0
Wooded1
Pack
ClosureCork
Pack Size750ml
Pack TypeBottle
  • Range: Mellasat
R160.00
R160.00 per bottle
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