Groote Post Kapokberg Pinot Noir 2012


Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Lukas Wentzel
Main Variety - Pinot Noir
Alcohol - 14.34 %vol
pH - 3.53
RS - 1.6 g/l
Total Acid - 6.1 g/l
Appellation - Darling


Type - Red
Style - Dry


2013 Veritas Wine Awards - Silver
2014 John Platter's Wine Guide - 4 stars

Tasting Notes

A delicate, red-fruit delivery balanced by dried-beef, savoury flavours. A subtle hint of forest floor underpins the earthy tones characteristic of the cultivar, yielding an elegant, refined and soft wine.

Blend Information

100% Pinot Noir

In The Vineyard

Soil: Hutton & Oakleaf
Yield: 5t/ha
Irrigation: Dry Land
Trellising: 5 wire Perold

About The Harvest

Careful crop control and selections in the vineyard were a priority before harvest. Grapes were harvested and cooled down in our cooling containers overnight. Early morning we started de-stemming, but before that we did another selection on the sorting table.
Balling harvested: 25° Balling

In The Cellar

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