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Radford Dale Frankenstein Pinotage 2021

A delightful monster mash-up of flavors, where Pinotage's wild side meets elegance and leaves you thirsting for another sip
Pinotage
  • $79.00
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BODY: Medium +
DRYNESS:
Very Dry
ACIDITY:
Medium
TANNIN:
Medium +
ALCOHOL (%):

Origin: Coastal Region (Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Swartland, Constantia & More), South Africa

Grape Varietals:
Pinotage

Winemaking:

Maturation:

Awards:

WESTERN FOOD PAIRING

ASIAN FOOD PAIRING

Description

 

Radford Dale Frankenstein Pinotage is an intriguing and captivating wine that defies expectations and challenges the conventions of traditional Pinotage. Crafted with passion and creativity, this wine showcases the best of South Africa's winemaking prowess and highlights the unique characteristics of the Pinotage grape.

Grape Varietal & Region: Radford Dale Frankenstein Pinotage is made exclusively from Pinotage grapes, a proudly South African grape varietal known for its bold and expressive nature. The grapes are sourced from carefully selected vineyards in the Stellenbosch region, where the cool maritime climate and diverse soils contribute to the wine's complexity and depth.

Taste Profile: This unconventional Pinotage offers a fascinating array of flavors, with layers of ripe blackberries, plums, and dark cherries mingling with hints of smoky oak and a touch of spice. It showcases a medium to full body with smooth tannins and a lingering finish, displaying both power and finesse.

Winemaking Process: The winemaking process for Radford Dale Frankenstein Pinotage involves a meticulous approach to extract the best qualities from the grapes. After hand-harvesting, the grapes are carefully sorted and undergo fermentation in open-top fermenters. The wine is then aged in a combination of French oak barrels to enhance its complexity and add subtle nuances.

Radford Dale is a respected and innovative winery in South Africa, led by a team of talented winemakers who strive to push the boundaries and create wines that challenge conventions. Their commitment to sustainable practices and artisanal winemaking techniques shines through in every bottle.