Pinot Noir Cape South Coast
The wine shows aromas of bright red fruits and dried naartjie zest, with underlying herbal and cinnamon bark tones. In the mouth it is finely balanced showing good acidity and fine tannins, these being balanced out by generous red fruit and citrus zest. The finish is satisfyingly dry with a touch of spice and earthiness.
The La Vierge Collection’s Seduction Pinot Noir is our cool climate expression of a youthful, vibrant style of Pinot. It is made in an elegant, yet accessible, style and showcases Pinot’s softer side.
The Affair Pinot Noir is a refined style of Pinot Noir showcasing the love affair between the soft, feminine side of Pinot, being the floral notes, hints of spice and silkiness; and the masculine linear strength of the tannins, hints of oak and brooding dark forest floor aromas.
This wine shows cool climate poise and elegance with an earthy and bright fruit character.This vintage expresses the typical earthy and savoury aroma of this fine Burgundy variety and is backed by a red fruit character. A greater selection clones and blocks during picking and older elements in the blend shows a darker and more textured style in bottle from previous vintages.
Offering a lively introduction to the premium quality and unique characteristics of this grape variety in our area, namely the Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Made from younger vines and on the lower slopes of the well appointed Newton Johnson farm. The Walker Bay Pinot Noir shows a more flirtatious and fruit assertive character.
The Pinot Noir is the embodiment of our most definitive and consistent vineyard sites on the estate. Over the years every aspect of these vineyards has been detailed and fine-tuned in order to present their individual character and our relationship with this farm.
This wine has depth and texture, presence and poise. The whole berry ferment lifts the aromatic expression while bringing supple tannins and length to the wine. Dark, red fruit and a subtle earthiness can be detected. Gentle oaking and non-interventionist winemaking have contributed to producing a pure expression of South African Pinot Noir. This is not a Pinot for those who think good red wine needs to be black, oaky and tannic. It is a fragrant, bright and refreshing Pinot with wonderful succulence and expressive fruitiness.