Kanonkop Black Label Pinotage 2019

By , 8 November 2021

Whatever else you might say about the Black Label Pinotage, the pinnacle wine from Stellenbosch property Kanonkop, “elegant” is not normally a word that applies but the newly released 2019 vintage is not far off.

The nose shows abundant floral perfume before red cherry, banana loaf and attractive oak spice (maturation lasts 18 months in 225-litre barrels, 100% new). The palate is medium-bodied with lovely form – pure fruit, nicely integrated acidity and fine tannins. There’s that pleasing sweetness typical of the variety but in general there’s nothing too overt or forced about this release. Price: R2 000 a bottle.

CE’s rating: 96/100.

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