Wine Linton Park, "The Rhino" Cape Red
- Grape varieties:
The wine is characterized by an attractive ruby color.
Taste wine juicy, ripe, clean, deep, smoky nuances and has a refreshing mint tones.
The aromatic bouquet of wine abounds with tones of ripe red and black fruits, which are supplemented by the nuances of salami and hazelnuts.
Experts recommend to consume this wine paired with red meat, a variety of pastas with red sauces, lamb, seasoned cheeses and dark chocolate.
Winery and Cellars Company Linton Park situated in a very picturesque place called Slangrivier (Snake River). Slengriver - a farm in the Western Cape, which was provided in 1699 by Willem Adriaan van der Stel (the then Governor of the Cape of Good Hope), Frenchman Louis Fourie. Louis, in turn, are planted vineyards and established the first wine. Vineyards grow on the company's rich soil slopes Groenberg, at an altitude of 500 meters above sea level, where there has been sufficient rainfall and cooler temperatures that provides the vines all the necessary conditions for rest before next spring and vine blossom. The farm covers 294 hectares, 100 of which are reserved for the cultivation of noble grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot, Pinotage, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. In 1995, the farm was completely restored, updated equipment in the production and in the cellars.