2022 - 2045
Greg Sherwood MW
Why we should all be drinking South African right now
Vinous beauty. The bouquet is restrained, with black raspberries, fallen leaves, wet tobacco, freshly tilled earth and tantalising notes of graphite, Chinese black tea, dried violets and cigar box. Medium-bodied with silky sweet tannins and layered crunchy red and black fruit, saline cassis, chocolate, espresso roast, sweet cedar spice and subtle red plum skins on the finish. This is surely one of the greatest single varietal Cabernet Sauvignons found in South Africa.
How Kanonkop became one of South Africa’s leading wine estates
South African winery Kanonkop has been making wine under its own label for less than 50 years, but in that time, it has gone from a workhorse of South Africa's wine scene to a leading light