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Pinotage 2017, Kaapzicht

£17.30 per bottle

About this wine

Kaapzicht Pinotage is a full-bodied dry red blend of 86% Pinotage and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon showing lovely dark deep black plum with an opulent, slightly reductive nose of black cherry, mulberry and stewed plum. Subtle and well integrated oak play to the strengths of the fruit purity and precision emphasising the wines wild edge. Texturally there is impressive focus, balanced finesse and a classy, cool, elegant mouthfeel punctuated with soft supple black fruits and oak spice. This is an impressive expression of this uniquely South African variety. This Pinotage is accessible now as a treat with cured meats, but will also age comfortably for the next 5 years.  Excellent!

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Producer Kaapzicht
Category South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Grape Pinotage
Bottle Size 75cl
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes

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