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AALDERING 09 PINOTAGE
AALDERING 2009 PINOTAGE
Item: #382952
Bottle Size:750ml
$36.95
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Beautiful floral fruit is backed up by fresh raspberry and strawberry aromas that gain complexity from the classic banana and forest floor nuances. The palate brings a certain level Read More...
of elegance to the wine, whilst the tannins are clean and polished.Fermentation in stainless steel tanks, prior to being aged in French oak barrels (40% new oak) for 24 months. Blended and bottled un fined with course filtration.
KAAPZICHT 10 PINOTAGE
KAAPZICHT 2010 PINOTAGE
Item: #381511
Bottle Size:750ml
$19.99
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Intense plum colour with saturated, opaque centre; ripe layers of mulberry, plums, black cherry and dark chocolate/mocha tones, a trace of minerality and forward oak aromatics add Read More...
more complexity; boisterous display of Pinotage character with firm tannins and good acidity bodes well for some 3 to 5 years maturation.
KANONKOP 11 PINOTAGE
KANONKOP 2011 PINOTAGE
Item: #377342
Bottle Size:750ML
$34.99
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This has a hearty, slightly rugged core of dark currant, plum sauce and fig paste, while the edges are polished and racy, with alder wood, sweet spice and anise providing a nice contrast Read More...
through the finish. Shows better purity than in some previous vintages.
PAINTED WOLF 10 PINOTAGE
PAINTED WOLF 2010 PINOTAGE
Item: #382647
Bottle Size:750ml
$16.98
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An intense, rich wine packed with flavours of ripe blueberry and mulberry, exotic spice and creamy vanilla with evident ripe tannins and a long lingering finish.

Pinotage Read More...
grapes were sourced from the Kasteelsig vineyard which is owned by Painted Wolf Pack members Billy (Guillermo) and Penny Hughes. The grapes are organically farmed and will be fully organically certified in the 2013 vintage. The site is primarily red Glenrosa soil with some Oakleaf both shale rich duplex soils. The vineyards are irrigated. Kasteelsig vineyard supplies grapes for some of South Africans top boutique wines. Yields are round 8 tons to the hectare.

The grapes were hand picked into small baskets and taken to the cellar where they were hand sorted, destalked and gently crushed. The wine fermented in small open fermented bins with 4 punch downs per day. Before the wine was totally dry, we pressed and placed it in oak barrels to complete alcoholic and malolactic fermentation. The wine matured in a mixture of French, Hungarian and American oak barrels for 14 months, approximately 40% new wood. A small percentage of merlot and Grenache were added to the wine to lift the fruit of the wine. 2400 bottles have been produced the bottling has been split and is sealed with both natural cork and screw cap.
SOUTHERN RIGHT 11 PINOTAGE
SOUTHERN RIGHT 2011 PINOTAGE
Item: #377147
Bottle Size:750ml
$21.98
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WINE ADVOCATE 90 POINTS - "The excellent 2009 Pinotage has a well-defined, attractive nose of blackberry, dark plum and some reductive tertiary aromas Read More...
that dissipate with aeration. The palate has a sweet core of red berry fruit on the entry with the ebullience of an Italian Barbera. It has very good definition and a lovely fresh citrus finish. Excellent."
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