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Simonsig Pinotage, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Stellenbosch, South Africa

SIMONSIGPINOTAGE16

Tasting Notes

This dark red is packed full of plum, raspberry and mulberry aromas. It is a bold wine with a distinctive earthy smokiness that makes it an excellent pairing with food.

Food Matches

Barbecue & Game, Venison & Curry

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country South Africa

Region Stellenbosch

Grower Name Simonsig

Grape Variety Pinotage

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144526

Grower

Simonsig

Simonsig

Simonsig Estate upholds the legendary status of pioneering wine excellence shaped by the Malan dynasty's devotion to quality and innovative winemaking. Named after its dramatic views of the Simonsberg Mountain, the estate is ideally situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa's premier wine region, 45 km east of Cape Town. Here the cool maritime Mediterranean climate and… Read More

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Region

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is arguably the most important wine-producing region in the Republic of South Africa, and home to the country's only University offering professional degrees in both Oenology and Viticulture.Situated to the east and just inland from Cape Town, the region produces many of the country's finest red wines from a range of varieties including Cabernet… Read More

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Grape

Pinotage

Pinotage is a black grape variety found exclusively in South Africa, where it is viewed by many as the country's signature grape variety. A crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsaut (formerly known as Hermitage in South Africa, hence the contraction 'Pinotage'), it gives wines of intense colour, good acidity and rich ripe black fruit. Read More

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