Jacksons Pinotage 2015


Jacksons Pinotage 2018

Our Flagship Pinotage is a prime example of cool climate Pinotage. After three years in bottle, this wine is still showing lively fruit flavours of red cherries, tomato leaf and plum, followed by subtle tertiary characters of tobacco and dried fig.

Vineyard Information

Cultivar: 100% Pinotage
Region: Walker Bay
Appellation: Stanford
Irrigation: None
Trellis System: Vertical Shoot Positioning
Soil: Clay & “Koffieklip” (Ferricrete)
Climate: Cool with winter rainfall

Product Information

Full name: Stanford Hills Pinotage
Current Vintage: 2018
Varieties: 100% Pinotage
Origin: Stanford Foothills
Total produced: 8300

Wine Making

Wine Maker: Peter Kastner

Consultant: Niells Verberg

Grapes were hand selected, crushed and allowed 2 days cold maceration before yeast inoculation (NT50). Fermentation was done in small bins, punched down four to five times daily. Fermented between 22 & 30°C until dry on skins. Malo-lactic fermentation completed in tank before racking to barrel. Matured in french and Hungarian barriques for 13 months (15% new)

Wine Makers Remarks

Colour: Vibrant purple

Nose: Dark berries, plums and spice with hints of liquorice

Palate: Juicy entry, fruit driven with brooding dark fruit, plums and cloves. Finishes dry with well balanced tannins from judicious wooding.

Food: Roasts, venison, rich meat dishes and flavourful casseroles.


Alcohol: 14.30%
RS: 1.8 g/l
TA: 5.4 g/l
pH: 3.56

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