Kanonkop Kadette 2006
Other Red Blends from South Africa
39% Pinotage, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc
A full bodied wine with ripe, sweet banana and berry flavors. This wine shows remarkable complexity with soft grape tannins and a long, dry finish.
A medium-bodied red blend with a great balance of acid, fruit and minerality. Flavors of plum and berry with a spicy nose and finish mean it will pair well with similarly assertive dishes.
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, from which a cannon was fired in the 17th century... View More