Kanonkop Estate has been described by those in the know as being the South African equivalent of a Premier Cru or First Growth. Matured in mainly new 225 litre French Nevers barrels for up to 16 months. This is a full-bodied wine, has a deep ruby colour exuding the flavours of red and black berries, raspberry, plum and hints of banana.our exuding the flavours of red and black berries, raspberry, p lum and hints of banana.
Kanonkop Estate is situated on the lower slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in the Stellenbosch Region of the Cape and confidently boasts with some of South Africa’s most premium wines.
Kanonkop is a fourth generation family estate, which was originally purchased by JW Sauer, a cabinet member in the parliament of the Union of South Africa. This estate has since then been handed down from father to son for over 40 years and is now in the talented, capable hands of its current owners Paul & Johann Krige.
Country: South Africa
Alcohol Volume: 14%
Tasting Notes: A complex wine with red fruit flavours. Big, elegant and ripe tannin structures. Will over time show more secondary and forest floor characteristics.
Style: Full Bodied
Food Pairing: Red Meat, Goats Cheese