Kanonkop Pinotage 2016
Tasting Notes: Deep intense ruby plum colour with a purple hue. A bold intensity of red plum, red berries and a concentration of dark chocolate, vanilla and aromatic sweet spice. The 2015 vintage offers a good complexity with layered flavours that will continue to develop and integrate for years to come.
|Appellation||Stellenbosch, South Africa|
A warm dry season with hot days during picking
|Age of Vines||Up to 63 year old bush vines|
Fermentation took place in open concrete fermenters @ 28°C. Cap was punched manually every 2 hours and was the juice drawn off the skins after 3 days.
Matured for 18 months in 75% new 225 lit. French and 25% 2nd fill.
WineMag.co.za - 92 points
2018 NEAL MARTIN REPORT