Hanepoot Jerepigo 2021, Kaapzicht

£15.50 per bottle

About this wine

Kaapzicht’s Hanepoot Jerepigo is an absolute joy! A delicious dessert Muscat fortified to 16.5% alcohol, offering beautifully fragrant grape flavours that fill your glass together with honeysuckle notes.  Unctuous, full and sweet with luscious muscat and sultana flavours balanced with lively acidity for a harmonious finish. A delicious fortified dessert wine.

Food pairing: Enjoy chilled with apple and almond tart or a fresh fruit platter.

Ageing potential: With a maturation potential of up to 20 years

Alcohol: 16.5% ABV

 

 

 

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Producer Kaapzicht
Category South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Colour Dessert
Grape Muscat of Alexandria
Bottle Size 75cl
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes

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Delivery within mainland UK is free for orders over £75.00.

 

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