Backsberg’s Kosher range celebrates the Lithuanian Jewish roots of the Back family. Made under the auspices of the Cape Town Beth Din and the OU of the United States, this wine is Mevushal and Kosher for Passover.
Viticulture: Hedged VSP vines - planted in dark, rich soils of Oak leaf and weathered granite - provide optimal conditions for this truly South African grape variety.
Vinification: Fermented on the skins for 4 days, pressed, pasteurized and bottled early. This wine is prepared under supervision of the Cape Town Beth Din. It is Mevushal and Kosher for Passover.
Tasting notes: This barrel-matured wine exhibits notes of blackberry, fruitcake and hardened candy paired with a juicy mouth-feel and supple, sweet tannins.
Pairing suggestions: The perfect pairing to roast beef and potato kugel.
Pinotage with 30% of the blend having been oaked for 9 months.
AGEING POTENTIAL: Best enjoyed within 2 to 3 years
ABV 13.67% RS 6.7 g/ℓ pH 3.63 TA 5.2 g/ℓ