2015 Beeslaar Pinotage Stellenbosch

SKU #1324992 92 points Wine Enthusiast

 From longtime Kanonkop winemaker Abrie Beeslaar comes this stellar expression of the grape. Ripe, full and powerful, it's wrapped in a plush yet firm and well-balanced package that should mature well through 2026. Upfront oaky notes of cocoa, toasted vanilla and cedar should further integrate into the rich plum, cassis and boysenberry fruit with time. Earthy and herbal tones of tree bark, fallen leaves and licorice root dance in the background. (LB)  (3/2018)

91 points Wine Spectator

 A ripe, rounded, fruit-driven version delivering a large core of cassis, raspberry confiture and plum sauce flavors coated with toasted vanilla notes and a hint of melted red licorice. Has enough brambly energy through the finish to stay honest. Drink now through 2020. (JM)  (12/2017)

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