Dark red with violet hue. Prominent plum, cassis, smoked beacon aromas that are complimented with hints of vanilla.On the palate, it is a medium bodied wine packed with strawberry, raspberry and spicy flavours. Soft matured tanninwith a fruity finish. An easy, approachable Pinotage that can be enjoyed now, and as the wine matures for the nextthree to four years.
The grapes were hand-picked when the crop reached maturity at 23,4-24,5° Brix by the beginning of February.In the cellar, the juice fermented on the skins for 10 days at 82.4°F. After malolactic fermentation the wine wasmatured in second-fill casks for 18 months. The wine was bottle-matured for a further 18 months before release.
This wine is an ideal accompaniment to grilled lamb and poultry, spare ribs, pork roasts and game fish. It is perfect with classic Cape cuisine like Bobotie and Malay Curries, as well as spicy Mexican food.