Wine Spice Route Pinotage 2006
Wine of deep red color.
Balanced fruity wine with hints of oak on the palate.
Wine with aromas of blackberries, plums, spices and hints of oak.
"Spice Route Pinotage" well served with red meat, veal, pork and seasoned cheeses.
Spice Route Pinotage - a bold and luxurious wine with a rich aroma and rich flavor. Grapes harvested for him from the vineyard in the area Riboksfonteyn, has won numerous awards. Soil vineyards - fertile "ouklif." After harvesting the grapes dodvergayut fermentation in open vats, after pressing the wine is bottled in American oak barrels. The wine is aged in American oak barrels, half of which are new. Ageing potential of wine is 5-7 years.
History of the Spice Route has its origins in 1997, when the successful winemaker Charles Back bought a farm called Klein Amoskil, more known for its wheat than wine. This was the first step in implementing the philosophy of "wine must reflect the terroir." In just two years the manor was a revolution - were planted new varieties of white and red grapes that had never grew in South Africa. With the help of his like-minded friends - oenologists, wine critics and just "activists" - Charles Back quickly achieved success. 2005 was marked by the acquisition of vineyards on the hills Darling region where today is grown Sauvignon Blanc.
The company name reflects the general philosophy of the manufacturer, not fearing the difficulties associated with, and brave explorers of the 15th century, who made dangerous, but exciting journey on the Path of spices.