Platter Review: 4.5 * (93 Points)
The Pinot Noir from Driehoek Wines, delivers a beautifully aromatic offering. The fruit is open on entry, revealing bright notes of cherry and raspberry that dominate the nose and palate. The palate is generous and smooth, leading to an extended finish. This Pinot Noir can be enjoyed now but shows an appealing aging potential of 3-5 years that will encourage the wine to achieve an elevated expression of character.
Pairs beautifully with mushroom dishes, crispy duck or risotto
Driehoak Wines and Tourist Farm is situated in the Cederberg Conservancy, an area known for hiking, majestic views and animal life. This recently established winery has been crafting wines since 2009, and has won several major awards for their character rich wines. Forming part of the highest lying vineyards in South Africa, the oldest farm in the Cederberg has been home to the Du Toit family for five generations. The cool mountain air and rocky soil create a unique Cederberg terroir. Collectively with David Nieuwoudt from neighbouring Cederberg Wines, wines with a distinct style and character are produced.
Alcohol: 13.7% vol
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