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Chelsea Wine Vault USD 36.99 750ml

Kanonkop Pinotage Stellenbosch 2009

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This benchmark South African Pinotage is a true Cape Classic! Alluringly complex and distinctive, it boasts juicy layers of dark berries, ripe banana and cassis intertwined with smoky, minerally undercurrents.

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Kanonkop Estate:
Kanonkop Estate has been described by those in the know as being the South African equivalent of a Premier Cru or First Growth. International awards accumulated over more than a decade have gone a long way to substantiate these claims.

Member Reviews for Kanonkop Pinotage Stellenbosch

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3.50 5
05/24/2012

Oaky and spicy with a plum flavor.


External Reviews for Kanonkop Pinotage Stellenbosch

External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
12/20/2011

Aus 55jährigen Reben, tiefes Purpurrot, verblüffende Fruchtaromen, würzig und fruchtig, kompakt, aus exzellenter Lage am Simonsberg. Kräftiges dunkles Purpurrot, konzentriert, schwarze Beeren, vielfältich und reich, zart Leder und Pilze, im Gaumen mit viel Kraft und Körper, dann weich und füllig, zeigt Schmelz und Charakter zugleich.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

The 2009 Pinotage is quite subdued on the nose with tightly wound blackberry and mulberry fruit and good definition. The palate is medium-bodied with chewy tannins on the entry and a gentle but insistent grip. The finish is comparatively dense with t... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Stellenbosch in South Africa. 2009 Kanonkop Pinotage 750ml


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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
05/21/2011

Pinotage, a cross of Cinsaut and Pinot Noir, thrives in the Stellenbosch region of South Africa. Kanonkop has long been recognized as producing the benchmark for this varietal. Richly fruited with mouth-coating notes of red and black berries in a medium bodied style, this wine has good structure for ageing and avoids the astringency so commonly found with this particular grape variety.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/01/2013

Dark red. Sexy, floral aromas of dark raspberry, strawberry and blackberry; rather pinot-like in its perfume. Then rich and silky but gripping, with concentrated, sappy flavors of black cherry and mocha energized by harmonious acidity. Finishes wi... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Stellenbosch in South Africa. 2009 Kanonkop Pinotage 750ml



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This benchmark South African Pinotage is a true Cape Classic! Alluringly complex and distinctive, it boasts juicy layers of dark berries, ripe banana and cassis intertwined with smoky, minerally undercurrents.

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