This succulent Cape blend from South Africa's premier Pinotage producer displays ripe, juicy flavors of cranberry, raspberry, blackberry and plum interlaced with pleasant herbal and spice notes. A distinctive smoky, earthy character makes this full-bodied red the ultimate grilling/tailgate wine.
Good full, deep red. Aromas and flavors of plum, cranberry, chocolate, smoke, herbs and spices. Ripe and lush but dry, with a lightly herbaceous quality providing lift. Finishes with broad, fine-grained tannins and noticeable sweet oak.
Focused, with a core of fresh plum, red currant and cherry skin notes, laced with dark spice and black tea. The lightly taut structure harnesses the finish. Pinotage, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
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