A modern style emphasizing the softer, Pinot Noir-like characteristics of Pinotage. Bosstok refers to the untrellised bush-vine vineyards that make up more than half of the vineyards of our region.
– Serve at a cool room temperature
– Pairs well with barbecue and hearty meat dishes with fragrant spices
Pleasing aromas of mocha and roasted coffee beans, followed by juicy flavours of red berries, nutmeg and vanilla spice on the palate.
Sourced from selected older vineyards in the Agter-Paarl region in Western Cape, South Africa. Unirrigated bush-vine vineyards.
Mostly Malmesbury Shale soils. Malmesbury Shale has good water retention and the high clay content imparts minerality and fresh acidity to the wines.
Fermentation took place over 5 days in stainless steel tanks with regular pump-overs. Before the end of fermentation, the grapes were pressed and put back into tank for malolactic fermentation. Fined and filtered before bottling.
Maturation & Oaking
25% maturation in American oak barrels (20% new) for 12 months.