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NV Estate Pinotage

NV Estate Pinotage Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: The 2001 harvest produced a Pinotage of classic structure and intense characters unique to this grape. The 2001 growing season was early and ideai for full bodied red wines. The wine has a deep magenta color and juicy fruit aromas. Aromas of berry preserves, plum and cinnamonabound while cranberry and briar flavors linger through the aftertaste. This wine is a perfect match for spring and summer fare including foods from the backyard grill.Decant the wine at least 20 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Varietal Definition
Grape widely grown and successful in South Africa. Derived from the crossing of a Pinot Noir clone and Cinsaut. Used to make a popular, hearty red wine that ages well - (and often requires it). Also found widely grown in New Zealand and in smaller acreages in California.


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