Stanford Hills Estate Wines

Veldfire Pinotage

Explore Veldfire Pinotage: lively, smooth palate with delicate red fruit notes on the nose. Discover its unique character today.


Veldfire Pinotage 2021

It is lively and smooth on the palate with delicate red fruit coming through on the nose; raspberries, cherries and strawberry are all prominent while still maintaining a fine structure and balance.

Vineyard Information

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

Product Information

Full name: Veldfire Pinotage
Current Vintage: 2021
Varieties: 100% Pinotage
Origin: Walker Bay
Total produced: 3000

Wine Making

Wine Maker: Peter Kastner

Consultant: Neils 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 & 30oC until dry on skins. Malo-lactic fermentation completed in tank. Stavin oak segments added and aged for 6 months before bottling.

Wine Makers Remarks

Colour: Deep vibrant purple

Nose: Dark fruit, spice, cloves and white pepper

Palate: Sweet fruit entry followed by savoury spice. Balanced smokey tannins and a juicy mouth-feel

Food: Steak, Game, curries and rich stews.


Alcohol: 13.2%
RS: 1.8 g/l
TA: 5.7 g/l
pH: 3.61


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