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2016 Kanonkop Pinotage "Kadette Pinotage"

Kanonkop 2016 Kadette Pinotage

Winery: Kanonkop

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Kadette Pinotage"

Wine Category: Pinotage

Grape blend: 100% Pinotage

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Stellenbosch

State or country: South Africa

Price: $18

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: January 12, 2019

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored entry-level Pinotage from Kanonkop opens with a black cherry and olive bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium to full bodied, balanced and savory. The flavor profile is a tasty blackberry, oak and olive blend with notes of minerality. I also detected hints of fig and black licorice mixed in as well. The finish is dry and its sticky tannins lingered for quite some time. This good value Pinotage would pair well with a juicy Angus burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: A deep purple-red color, with a bright rim, this Pinotage offers notes of raspberry, strawberry and black plum which are balanced by characteristics of sweet spice, vanilla and supple tannins.

Organic status: not organic

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