Basson Cape blend
Ruby in colour with distinct aromas of blueberries and raspberries with a hint of vanilla on the nose. The palate is balanced with a hint of spice and ripe tannins.
Food pairing :
Any component of Pinotage requests for meals on the meatier and spicier side. We enjoy this wine with a South African braai of smokey rib strips or spicy lamb sosaties ( kebabs). And well aged rib eye steak would also do the
alc 13.51 %
rs 5.7 g/l
ta 5.1 g/l
Ageng : 3-8 years
Blend : 60% Pinotage, 30% Merlot and 10% Shiraz
The grapes were hand-picked and delivered in small bins to the cellar. Fermented in open fermenters until dry, the grapes underwent punch down twice daily. Barrel ageing in French oak for 14 Months.
Harvest : March 2018
Pinotage ( an old grafting of Pinot Noir and Hermitage ) in cool climate conditions brings a new dynamic to this South African cultivar with the elegant character of Pinot Noir is more prominent. Intense flavour, smoothness and unique freshness is pleasantly surprising.
- Range: Basson Selection