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A complex wine with red fruit flavours. Big, elegant and ripe tannin structures. Will over time show more secondary and forest floor characteristics.
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100 % Pinotage
Long, cold and wet winter with a slow steady ripening period.
Up to 59 year old bush vines.
None dry land
Decomposed granite and Hutton soils.
5 tons/ha 3250 lit./ha
Fermentation took place in open concrete fermenters @ 28C. Cap was punched manually every 2 hours and was the juice drawn off the skins after 3 days.
Matured for 15 months in 75% new 225 lit. French and 25% 2nd fill.
Red meat or spicy Asian style dishes.
active (verified owner) – September 5, 2013
Frikkie Olivier – December 12, 2016
Just an awesome wine!! Truly enjoyed that
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Kanonkop Estate has been described by those in the know as being the South African equivalent of a Premier Cru or First Growth.
International awards accumulated over more than a decade have gone a long way to substantiate these claims.
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