Pinotage

COMMON SYNONYM: Perold’s Hermitage x Pinot
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: South Africa
SPECIES: V. vinifera
BREEDER: A.I. Perold
PEDIGREE: Cinsaut x Pinot noir
USE: Wine
VIGOR: Vigorous
BUDBREAK:
HARVEST TIMING: Early to ripen
CLONES OFFERED: 01

Information from the National Grape Registry, www.ngr.ucdavis.edu

OTHER INFORMATION: A unique grape variety from South Africa with a fruity aroma. Can be grown in a trellised system or as bush vines. Usually blended to produce a well-aged hearty red wine. Contains high sugar levels and high tannins.