Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage

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The Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage 2018 shows intense purple hues with lively aromas of fresh plums, mulberries and allspice, followed by a meaty undertone. The palate displays an inherent earthy touch, with flavours of crimson beetroot and maraschino cherries. Wonderful coherent balance between the fruit and the fresh acidity, with muscular support from the tightly woven tannin structure.

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Deep purple hues
Nose Aromas of fresh plums, mulberries and allspice, followed by a meaty undertone
Palate Layers of red fruits, plums, red currants, earthy tones and chocolate flavours. Elegant tannin structure with a good length and dry finish

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Pinotage
Alcohol % 14.55
Style Fruit Driven fullbodied red
Estate/Producer Abrie Beeslaar
Country South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Vintage 2018
Vinification 3-5 days on the skins in open concrete fermenters at 28°C – cap punched down manually every 2 hours and then the juice was drawn off the skins after 3 days. Matured for 12 months in 2nd and 3rd fill French oak barrels.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Ready to drink with an ageing potential of 5-7 years

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