- Jan van Riebeck Drive (R301), Wellington, South Africa
- +27 864 5050
About the Winery
Diemersfontein has belonged to the Sonnenberg family for 3 generations, dating back to the early 1940s. David’s grandfather, Max, bought the 183-hectare farm, which lies in the shadow of the majestic Hawekwa Mountains and boasts a panoramic view of both Du Toit’s Kloof and Bains’ Kloof mountain ranges.
Diemersfontein Pinotage 2018
About the wine
On the nose rich dark chocolate and powerful freshly brewed coffee styling, with a hint of mint and baked plums. The palate shows distinct characters of coffee and chocolate, which is balanced with smooth velvety tannins and a lingering aftertaste.
Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Rich Fish, Roasted Vegetables, Soft Cheese, Sweets, Vegetables, White Meat
Pinotage (South African Cultivar)
Wellington, Western Cape
|Segment best suited for||
Off premise, On premise, Retail
Earthy, Fruity, Mineral
Degrees balling at harvest: 24 – 26 °B. Cold soaking for 12 hours. Inoculation with yeast. Aerated pump-overs every 3 hours for 25 minutes to extract sufficient colour, tannin and aroma. Pressed at 2.5 °B and completed alcoholic fermentation on French oak inserstave. Malolactic fermentation was completed on the primary lees and staves. Racked after malolactic fermentation and put back on oak staves for 6 months.
Drink now, or within eight years of production.