Kanonkop Pinotage 1999

Pinotage from South Africa

Price: $29.99
Item No. 27898
  • ST90
  • WS88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2009
  • WS91
  • WE90
  • 1998
  • ST92
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Winemaker's Notes

Full bodied - deep red colour. Rich complex blackberry fruit on nose and taste. The fruit, oak, tannin and acid are well balanced but wine will last for at least 6 to 8 years in bottle. Will go well with red meat, curries and hot spicy foods.

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With a reputation for producing some of the Cape"s finest red wines, the heralded Kanonkop Estate is often referred to as a South African First Growth. The fourth generation family farm, presently run by brothers Johann and Paul Krige, has been owned and operated by the Sauer-Krige family since the early 1930s. The name Kanonkop is derived from a kopje (small hill) on the property,...

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Learn About South Africa

South Africa A long history of growing grapes and making wine, but less of a history on exporting it, and even lesser on the quality aspect. At the turn of the century (1900, that is), a surplus of wine in South Africa created a hierarchy of cooperatives, the biggest and best known being KWV. This organization seemed to favor quantity over quality and had most...

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Learn About Pinotage

Pinotage(Pee-noh-TAHJ) South Africa Creation Pinotage is all South Africa. A crossing between Pinot Noir and Cinsaut in the early 1900's created this national variety and the South Africans have worked for decades to tame the grape. Luckily, winemakers discovered how to turn this variety into high-quality wine and their results are delicious. ...

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