Ja Mocha Pinotage

 

JA-MOCHA-PINOTAGE

Ja-Mocha originated from the coffee and chocolate connection associated with this wine. It’s a well balanced fruity wine with expressing overtones of dark chocolate and toasted coffee beans. Serve with Game, Fillet/Steak, Barbeques, hearty Vegeterian dishes, Thai/Indian food or enjoy on its own.

 

Tasting Notes

JaMocha originated from the Coffee and Chocolade connection associated with this wine. Its a well balanced fruity wine with expressing overtones of dark chocolade and toasted coffee beans. 

 

Enjoy With

Game fillet/steak barbeques, healthy vegetarian dishes, Thai/Indian Cuisine but also nice on its own. 

 

Wine Of Origin

Western Cape 

 

Geography

Western Cape Province of South Africa – Paarl and surrounding areas. Cold wet winters, hot dry summers.

 

In The Vineyard

All the vineyards are bush vines, which are not irrigated. Vineyards are on the warmer north and north westerly slopes. Basic canopy and crop management. Harvest date beginning February.

 

The Harvest

YIELD: 8t/ha BALLING AT HARVEST: 24-25.5°B 

 

In The Cellar

Fermented on skins and french oak staves for 7-12 days after which the skins are pressed and the wine is inoculated with malolactic bacteria to initiate melolactic fermentation. On completion of malolactic fermentation the wine is matured on French oak for 3 – 4 months. Thereafter the wine is filtered and stabilized prior to bottling.Blend Information 100% Pinotage.

 

Technical Analysis

Winemaker Ryan Puttick
Alcohol 14%
pH 3.66
Residual Sugar 3.23g/l
Total Acid 5.81g/l
Volitile Acid 0.61g/l
SO2 48mg/l

 

Characteristics

Type Red
Style Dry
Taste Woode Coffee & Chocolate

 

Awards

2010 Old Mutual Throphy Wine Show – Bronze