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Groot Constantia Pinotage


2020 Bottle of Emendis Cabro Xarelo Still White Wine sold by Keystone Importers in Philadelphia

Vineyard Groot Constantia

Vintage 2019

Country South Africa

Region Constantia, Western Cape

Type Still Red

Varietals 100% Pinotage

Alcohol 14.3%

Winemaking Grapes were harvested in at 26º and fermented on the skins till dry with 4 pump overs a day for maximum extraction.

Aging The wine then spent 14 months in 43% new French oak barrels, 23% in second and 31% third and 3% fourth fill barrels


Description

The 2016 Pinotage has a deep, purple red color. Red cherries, strawberries and ripe plums dominate the nose, while careful use of French oak add sweet vanilla and cedar wood flavors to the wine. The ripe red fruit and sweet vanilla follows on the palate, fresh acidity adds elegance while the ripe tannins promise good aging potential.

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