2009 Kanonkop Estate Pinotage

Estate: Kanonkop Wine Estate
Region: Simonsberg-Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, South Africa


Tasting Note:January 1, 2016

Dark ruby red. Nose was coated with dark berries and chalk. Moderate plus tannins (7/10) and full body. Slightly dry with a very long finish. Well balanced and perfectly structured. Perfect example of what an excellent Pinotage is! Absolutely delicious.

100% Pinotage from the Estate Vineyard, aged in 70% new French oak Alliers for 16 months. Vines have some good age on them too, up to 57 years old.

Drink Dates:

2016 till 2029.


91 points.

Price Point:

$$ - If you are lucky you can find recent vintages in the United States for around $32.00.