A Cape Blend: 50% Pinotage, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc
This tasty Cape blend from South Africa's premier Pinotage producer combines the estate's signature grape with the Bordeaux varietals Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Full-bodied and supple, it displays ripe, juicy flavors of dark berry, coffee, banana, and plum interlaced with pleasant herbal and spice notes. Its distinctive smoky, tarry character makes it a perfect match for grilled meats, barbecued ribs, chili and hearty pasta dishes.
"This blend of Pinotage, Cabernet, Merlot and Cabernet Franc is full-bodied and complex, with layered aromas of cherry, banana and warming spices, and smooth elegant flavors of cedar, cherry, tobacco smoke and red berries. Velvety, soft tannins and a clean finish give it a classy touch. This wine can age, but drink now and you won't be disappointed."
A friend who lives in S. Africa brought this wine to me. This wine is a great drinking wine to have in the house. Everyone will like it. It is not a celler wine, just ready to pop and great with or without food, especially cheeses and grilled foods. Though not apparent from the label, he mentioned that the winery emphasizes organic methods.
Very very nice wine.
Very smooth, very light and delicious. Beautiful berry color. I would buy this again!