Top Pinotage wine, which spent 16 months in 500 lit French oak barrels of which 40% were new, the balance 2nd fill and older. Deep dark colour, complex wine with dark plum, cherry and blackberry fruit, touched by elegant floral notes. On the pallet freshness with chalky fine grained tannins. Top quality 100% Jonkershoek Pinotage, grapes from 20 year old bushvines in Bottelary.
Baked or grilled red meat, chateaubriand or coq au vin. Partners with ground game.
About this winery:
Neil Ellis is rightly called the mentor of South African wines. Together with his son Warren he is responsible for an impressive portfolio of wines synonymous to quality, elegance and value for money. Their Sauvignon Blancs rank among the top of the world. Or do you indulge in savouring one of their outstanding reserve cuvées from the Vineyard Selection Range?
CharacteristicsRed berries with a touch of vanilla. Spicy because of the cool climate of Darling. Nine months oak, only 30% new, the rest 2nd and...
Characteristics:Deep ruby red, the bouquet has red berry fruit with a hint of chocolate, vanilla and oak spice aromas. Tannins are well structured and linger...
Characteristics:Flagship Bordeaux blend from Stellenbosch, premium Cabernet region in South Africa. Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. Limited...
Characteristics:Deep ruby red color. Primary flavours of herbs with ripe red cherries, tobacco, plums, green peppers and tea leaves. Secondary flavours of vanilla after wood ageing and...