The phenomenon that is local Cinsaut continues with the Dark Cin 2015 from Rietvallei in Robertson. From vineyards planted in 2012, the wine was matured in second- and third-fill 300-litre barrels. On the nose, plum and strawberry plus a little chocolate and spice. The palate meanwhile is medium bodied with moderate acidity and a gently savoury finish. So pleasing and more evidence that this variety has a great future here. Approximate retail price: R73 a bottle.
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