Port style wine made from 100% Pinotage, harvested by hand. Colour extraction was done by stomping for two days by foot in the open-air fermenters, Lagare in Portuguese, hence the name of this special cuvée. The fortification was done with pot-distilled Pinotage brandy spirit. Black colour with Burgundy rim. Aroma's of black fruit, hints of plum pudding and liquorice. Good acidity and balance with a lasting after taste.
To enjoy on its own, with fruit dessert, blue cheeses or as a digestif.
About the winery:
Beyerskloof is situated in Koelenhof, a beautiful sub region of Stellenbosch. Owner Beyers Truter has earned the title of 'King of Pinotage' specialising in this typical South African grape. His son Anri has clearly inherited his talent: with Diesel Pinotage, he obtained the title of 'Best Young Winemaker of the Year'. Passion and quality, and Pinotage in different styles and price ranges.
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