75cl * 14.5% ABV * Coastal Region, South Africa
This is made from South Africa's signature grape variety Pinotage (a crossing of Pinot Noir with Cinsault), the brainchild of Professor Abraham Perold. However it wasn't until 1941, the year of Perold's death, that the grape was first vinified at Elsenburg Agricultural College. It tends to divide opinion (even in South Africa), but here winemaker Johan Joubert has produced a wine with an attractive, berry fruit nose and spicy, Mediterranean feel.
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