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FOOTPRINT - MERLOT PINOTAGE WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

FOOTPRINT THE LONG WALK - Western Cape, SOUTH AFRICA - 2015

Bright red colour and a nose of berry fruits with hints of liquorice and spice. The palate is round and smooth with red berry and ripe plum flavours. Supple tannins and well balanced acidity with persistent aftertaste.

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To place your footprint upon this world you need to leave the well-trodden path. It is this urge that embodies the essence of Footprint wines. Follow the footprint of our winemaker who journeyed through the vineyards of the Cape in pursuit of grapes with the character that makes Footprint wines unique and perfect expressions of the flavours and tastes of South Africa, whilst at the same time being effortlessly enjoyable.

Wine facts

Label Notes:

Winemaker’s note: Ripe blackberry and plum flavours of Merlot complements the red berry and spice flavours of Pinotage. Perfect for tapas, grilled meat and pizza.

Total Production:

90000

Winemarkers:

Mike Graham

Producer:

African Pride Wines

Variant:

750 mL

Average Age of Vines:

12 years

Average Vineyard Altitude:

250m

Density:

3300

Production:

15tons/Hectare

Sustainably Farmed:

Certified by Wine & Spirits board for Intergrity and Sustainabilty

Harvest Method:

Hand Harvest

Sorting:

In the vineyard with harvesting

Fermentation and Maceration:

Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks between 28-30degrees centigrade, maceration approximately 5days post fermention

Aging:

Stainless steel tanks

Alcohol:

14%

Vintage:

2015

Country:

SOUTH AFRICA

Grape Varietal:

Merlot, Pinotage

SKU:

SA128

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