After the crushing of the grapes, the free run juice was fermented in older 225 litre French barrels. The wine was left on it’s lees for 14 months before bottling.
A full bodied, yet elegant wine. Lovely components of honey and citrus flavours that give the wine a lingering mouthfeel.
A fantastic food wine that can accompany many dishes, such as pasta, chicken and duck and Asian food.
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...
The flagship wine of Annexkloof. This soft, elegant Malbec has typlical flavours of black plum and mulberry. Fine well structured tannins and complexity of fruit on the palate. Aged for 2 years in second and third fill oak barrels. Serve with duck, chicken, lamb and creamy fish.
Shiraz/Mouvedre/Grenache A well-balanced and complex blend. Named after winemaker's father, Toeloe Basson. A strong, full bodied character leading the way. Aged for 14 months in French oak.