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Cinsaut
2021


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The Knolfontein Cinsaut pairs well with lamb shank, traditional oxtail ‘potjie’ with mashed potatoes or slow-cooked boeuf bourguignon.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Vintage – 2021
Varietal – 100% Cinsaut
Harvest Date – February 2021
Yield – 11 ton / ha
Total Production – 2000 Bottles
Wine of Origin – Swartland
Maturation – 7 Months
Potential – Up to 10 years
TASTING NOTE
Appearance
Medium ruby colour, fading to the edges.
Nose
Clean red fruit flavours, delicately grounded with notes of cassis and an earthy tone.
Palate
A velvety approach with elegant tannin, bursting with ripe raspberry and currant notes, is offset against an under-ripe cherry acidity. An earthy balance, showing a hint of African violets, follow through on the finish.

 

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WINE ANALYSIS
ALC
13.84% VOL
VA
0.61 g/l
TA
5.5 g/l
RS
2.6 g/l
pH
3.43

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Cinsaut
2021


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The Knolfontein Cinsaut pairs well with lamb shank, traditional oxtail ‘potjie’ with mashed potatoes or slow-cooked boeuf bourguignon.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Vintage – 2021
Varietal – 100% Cinsaut
Harvest Date – February 2021
Yield – 11 ton / ha
Total Production – 2000 Bottles
Wine of Origin – Swartland
Maturation – 7 Months
Potential – Up to 10 years
TASTING NOTE
Appearance
Medium ruby colour, fading to the edges.
Nose
Clean red fruit flavours, delicately grounded with notes of cassis and an earthy tone.
Palate
A velvety approach with elegant tannin, bursting with ripe raspberry and currant notes, is offset against an under-ripe cherry acidity. An earthy balance, showing a hint of African violets, follow through on the finish.

 

– Click here to download the full tasting note –
WINE ANALYSIS
ALC
13.84% VOL
VA
0.61 g/l
TA
5.5 g/l
RS
2.6 g/l
pH
3.43