2021 Bruce Jack ‘Flag of Truce’ Pinotage
£32.50 / Per Bottle
This wine is a single vineyard wine from a famed vineyard in the Bredekloof region on a farm called Silkbush. The grapes are grown by co-owner Anton Roos. It is the most awarded single vineyard Pinotage in the world, being responsible for so many ABSA Top 10 awards I have lost count.his special vineyard sits regally at the very top of the farm – 720m above sea level – one of the highest Pinotage vineyards in the world, on a steep south west facing slope of weathered shale, weathered granite, ironstone and quartzite. The views are breath-taking. It is very peaceful. There is a presence. I love it.
145 in stock
Certified Single Vineyard – 100% Pinotage
Hand-picked in a series of passes, with the morning and afternoon sides of the vines picked separately, the perfectly ripe grapes are fed via conveyor belt into open-top fermenters, where they ferment using the natural yeast found on the bunches. The colour and tannin are extracted very softly using a manual technique of daily punch downs. A grape never goes through a pump. The fermented skins are fed via gravity into a small basket press for a gentle squeeze before the wine rests in small barrels (mostly old) for a period of two years before bottling.
Our goal is to be true to the vineyard, to reflect, each year, the vintage conditions and in doing so craft an expression of Pinotage that is both unique and brilliant.
Spiced butterflied lamb, a sizzling flitted on the braai, Pinotage is very versatile. Try it with a rich Indian curry..
Cellared respectfully this wine will develop gracefully for at least two decades after harvest.
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