One can imagine the brief given to Abraham Izak Perold who perfected the crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault in 1924: ‘Professor, we want you to create a uniquely South African grape variety that has all the nobility of Pinot Noir but the high-yielding potential of Cinsault’. Pinotage is what...
Intense wood aroma with a hint of woodspice. Crisp with moderate acidity and good balance. Honey and pineapple notes accompany light wood tannins and a long finish.
The nose is imbued with green pepper, gooseberries and grapefruit, underlined with a crisp minerality. Full bodied for a Sauvignon Blanc with hints of citrus on the finish.