Fairview Primo Pinotage - Fairview Wines - Fairview

Fairview Primo Pinotage 2016

R395.00

Known for championing this proudly indigenous grape, Fairview tells the story of Pinotage by proving the great heights that the variety can reach through Primo. Our accolade-winning Primo is brimming with ripe, dark fruits on the nose, elegant tannins and a lengthy, cigar box finish.

 

Origin: Paarl
Soil: Duplex Glenrosa soils

 

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Wine Info
Description

The grapes were hand-harvested at 24.5° brix. Next, the bunches were hand-picked, destalked
and hand-sorted to remove raisins and green stems. Fermentation took place in open-top
French oak fermenters (foudre) and manual punch downs (pigeage) were done twice a day.
Once alcoholic fermentation was completed, the wine was basket pressed and transferred to
French oak barrels for malolactic fermentation, with 60% of the barrels being new oak. In
total, the wine spent 20 months maturing in oak barrels.

Additional Information
Wine Range

Single Vinyard

Vintage

2016

Varieties

Pinotage

Wine of Origin

Paarl

Colour

Deep dark red colour in the glass.

Aromas

Blueberries, cinnamon and dark chocolate.

Flavour

A brooding palate that brims with plums, savoury notes and dark berry flavours. Elegant tannins leading to a fresh finish that shows great ageing potential.

Alcohol Percentage

14.0%

Residual Sugar

3.6 g/l

Total Acid

5.6 g/ l

pH

3.58

Volume

750ml

Variety Percentage

Pinotage: 100%

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