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Flotsam & Jetsam


South Africa


Western Cape

Grape Type:


Cinsault, Western Cape, 2017

6x75cl £60.00

9 cases

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Tasting Note:

Cinsault can now lay a claim to being South Africa's flagship grape variety. It fell out of favour in the 1960s and many of the great old vineyards were grubbed up. It is now seeing a return to form, impressing for its Beaujolais-style bright red fruit and, in the case of the Flotsam wines, low alcohol (12.5%) and lines of clear fresh strawberries, red cherry and raspberry leaf. The perfect summer red.

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