Waterkloof Seriously Cool Cinsault 2017
By Christian Eedes, 28 November 2018
Grapes for the Waterkloof Seriously Cool Cinsault 2017 come from Helderberg vineyards more than 40 years of age. Fermentation involved some carbonic maceration and maturation took place in second- and third-fill 600-litre barrels lasting nine months.
The nose shows flowers, dried herbs, cherry and spice while the palate is light-bodied with fresh acidity and fine tannins. It’s elegant and understated to the point of ephemeral (alcohol is 12.5%). Price: R129 a bottle.
Editor’s rating: 91/100.
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