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Painted Wolf Pictus III, 2011

Painted Wolf Pictus III, 2011
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Painted Wolf Pictus III, 2011
A rich full bodied wine which combines charm with power - red berry and spicy and a long polished finish.
Technical Analysis
alc 14.5
rs 3.8
pH 3.48
ta 6.2
Description
Accolades Double Gold - National Wine Challenge/Top 100 Wines 2016
Bronze - Veritas 2014
4 Stars - Platter
Ageing Pictus III will mature in bottle for 10 years or more.
BlendPercent 36% Shiraz, 32% Mourvedre, 32% Grenache
Cellar The grapes were hand sorted and crushed into small open fermenters. Wine was fermented with a blend of natural vineyard yeast and commercial strains. We hand punched down the cap a number of times per day.  The finished wine was pressed in a basket press. The wine has been aged in French (80%) 225 litre and 300 litres barrels for 18 months with approximately 70% new wood.
FoodSuggest Pair with warming hearty autumnal dishes such as Game pies, Beef Wellington, Osso Bucco, Braised lamb shanks or traditional South African Tomato Bredie.
Variety Shiraz
Vineyard Produced from organically certified grapes grown on Kasteelsig vineyard in the Swartland. This vineyard comprises red Glenrosa and Oakleaf soils, both shale rich duplex soils. Kasteelsig supplies grapes for a number of our most prestigious wines.
Winemaker Jeremy Borg
Style
type Red
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Pictus range
R280.00
R280.00 per bottle
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