WildekransWinemaker: William Wilkinson The farm was formerly known as ‘Keerweer’ or ‘Keerweder’, the title originally having been granted in 1864.
Winemaker: William Wilkinson The farm was formerly known as ‘Keerweer’ or ‘Keerweder’, the title originally having been granted in 1864.
In 1982, the first of the present vineyards were planted and the new wine cellar was built. From 1997, new vineyards comprising over 40 hectares were planted, including 30 hectares of plums and pears, as well as 14 hectares of olives.
The new owners have, with great pride and joy, restored every building on the farm, some having been in ruins and dating back over 150 years.
On the western mountain slopes, the site of a former Protea farm, evidence exists of an early Hottentot settlement, and early Stone Age implements have been discovered there..
Medium bodied Pinotage with cool climate character of red fruit, like strawberries and raspberries with light spice from 2nd and 3rd fill barrels. Wildekrans pinotage
Details Ageing Potential Three to five years. Blend Information 100% Pinotage Food Suggestions his Pinotage would be good with steaks, braais and ribs.
Also very nice with sweet bastings.
In The Cellar The estate red is all made with the same style: hand harvested, destalked and cold soaked over night. Inoculated with selected yeasts, with pump-overs every 3 hours.
Removed off the skins at optimum stages and aged in 2nd and 3rd fill French barrels for 12-15 months.
A rich, though fresh climate Pinotage with great structure and depth. Multi layered complexity with red fruits and dark plums combined with serious French oak ageing for 24 months.
Big and elegant. Wildekrans Pinotage Reserve Details 2013 International Wine and Spirit Competition – Silver Outstanding 2013 Michelangelo International Wine Awards – Sue van Wyk Pinotage Trophy and Gran D’Or Award
Ageing Potential 7 – 10 years Blend Information 100% Pinotage
Any type of steaks, but great with sweeter pepper sauces. It’s a wine that could be enjoyed with anything. Because its so great, it can make any meal taste great.
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