Fairview La Capra Pinotage 2015

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Unique to South Africa, Pinotage is a wine of opulence and drinkability. A forthright wine, enjoy a sweet-berry nose and fruitiness with a gentle refreshing acidity. Firm tannins and a hint of spice linger on the finish.

La Capra celebrates life, friends and great wine, making wine fun for everyone, while guaranteeing consistency and quality. With a focus on single variety wines, let yourself indulge in the carnival spirit of fruit-driven, approachable wines ideal to enjoy now! 

Grape 
Grapes were destalked and whole berry fermented in stainless steel tanks. After  fermentation the wine was matured in older French and American barrels for 10-12 months prior to blending and bottling.

The Estate
Many moons ago, a weary traveller named Attila Balèbôs arrived at the Fairview cellar door on his unique three-wheeled motorcycle. Being an affable and hospitable man, Cyril Back (Charles’ late father) invited him to stay for a few days. Very quickly, Charles and Attila became friends, working the farm by day, and sharing life stories over wine and cheese by night. But one morning, Attila was gone, leaving only his rusting relic of his bike. To this day, the bike still stands silent on the Tasting Room stoep, and served as inspiration for our amazing La Capra range – fruit forward, single variety wines that celebrates youth, new friends, and easy drinking wine.

Alcohol: 14% vol



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