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Kanonkop Estate Winetext

Kanonkop Estate Wine 2015

Stellenbosch, Coastal Region, South AfricaFrom vines averaging 26 years of age, and decomposed granite, Hutton and Clovelly soils. This aged 24 months in 225L French barrels (50% new). Pencil shavings, gravels pervade this savoury cabernet, built around a core of black cherry fruit. Tannins are somewhat raggedy but well integrated into the plumped fruit, finishing with a dusting of earthy spice and a flush of heat. Well-handled.Sample tasted at Global Comparative Tasting: Cabernet Sauvignon.Tasted: 12 May 2021Tasted by: Treve RingPrices: AB 80.00 select private retailers Producer: KanonkopDistributors: Patagonia Imports Ltd.
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon