Kleine Draken Pinotage 2003

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Niel Schnoor
Main Variety - Pinotage
Alcohol - 14.16 %vol
pH - 3.68
RS - 2.4 g/l
Total Acid - 5.2 g/l
Free SO2 - 35 mg/l
Appellation - Paarl


Type - Red
Body - Medium


Veritas - Bronze
Michelangelo - Silver

Tasting Notes

Colour: Bright ruby red
Nose: Berry and red cherries
Palate: Medium-bodied and well rounded with some ripe tannin undertones supporting longevity.

Ageing Potential

Can drink now or keep for 3 - 5 years.

Blend Information

100% Pinotage

Food Suggestions

Enjoy with flavourful curries, spicy meat dishes and barbeques.

In The Vineyard

Irrigation: Drip
Trellis System: Bush vines
Soil: Shallow Loam
Climate: Hot dry summers & heavy winter rains

About The Harvest

Type: Hand picked
Date: 3 & 4 February 2003
Yield: 7 tons / ha

Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Kleine Draken Pinotage 2007 Jean van Rooyen Pinotage
Kleine Draken Pinotage 2006 Jean van Rooyen Pinotage
Kleine Draken Pinotage 2004 Neil Schnoor Pinotage
Kleine Draken Pinotage 2003 Niel Schnoor Pinotage


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