Tesco Finest Fair Trade South African Pinotage 75Cl

Tesco Finest Fair Trade South African Pinotage 75Cl
£ 5.60
£5.60/75cl
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  • Suitable for vegetarians

Product Description

  • 2017 Pinotage. Wine of Origin Breede River Valley. Wine of South Africa.
  • A deep, complex and well balanced red, made from South Africa’s signature Pinotage grape that thrives on the country’s bush vine. Sumptuous flavours of black fruit and coffee lead, followed by hints of spice and chocolate, before a long, smooth finish. Enjoy wit with grilled meats – try spiced roast belly pork or barbecued spare ribs.

Information

Allergy Information

  • Contains: Sulphites

Tasting Notes

  • Aromas of dark ref fruits and coffee are followed by hints of sweet spice and mocha flavours

Region of Origin

Breede River Valley

Wine Colour

Red

Alcohol Units

10.5

ABV

14% vol

Current Vintage

2017

Producer

Home of Origin Wine (Pty) Ltd.

Type of Closure

Other

Wine Maker

Johan Gerber

Country

South Africa

Alcohol Type

Wine

Taste Category

Grape Variety

Pinotage

Vinification Details

  • The grapes are harvested & sorted manually. After the selection process is completed, the berries are gently destalked and then proceed to the fermentation tanks. During the fermentation the berries and juice are cooled down to 5◦C for a cold maceration. After three days yeasts are added. Once complete the juice is separated from the berries to be pressed. The juice is transferred into virgin French oak barrels to obtain structure, complexity and maturity.

History

  • Settlers started expanding the Cape region as farmland started to become scarce which led to the establishment of the towns of Robertson and Worcester. In the mid-19th century, the German settlers began planting orchards and vineyards and today, almost 40 percent of the vineyards in South Africa can be found in the Breede River Valley wine region

Regional Information

  • The Breede River Valley region offers a wide range of microclimates and terrains for grape cultivation. From the higher altitude mountain slopes with its rocky and stony soil to the valley floor running along the Breede river with mainly alluvial soil. A Mediterranean climate dominates this region, with temperatures colder in the winter and hotter in the summer than in the more coastal regions of the Western Cape.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

  • This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 2 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text

Wine Effervescence

Storage

This wine can be enjoyed now or carefully stored for up to five years from, purchase. Once open, drink within two days.

Wine of

South Africa

Bottled in

South Africa

Number of uses

6

Warnings

  • Do not drink when pregnant(logo).
  • Drinkware(logo)
  • Know your limits(statement)

Name and address

  • Tesco Stores Ltd.,
  • Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
  • U.K.

Net Contents

75cl e

Nutrition

Typical Values100ml containEach glass (125ml) contains
Energy335kJ (81kcal) 419kJ (101kcal)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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