Grape – Pinotage
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Grape – Pinotage

Feb 28th, 2017 | Andrea

What is it?

Pinotage is a black grape variety that was specialy developed for hot South African conditions.
It is a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault, but not like any of these two.
Its typically full-bodied, with meduim tannins and red fruit flavours.

Quick Reference Guide


South Africa


Western Cape


Full bodied wines, medium tannin; Coffee Pinotage is trendy


A new trend for Pinotage is the coffee pinotage in South africa.
By ageing this wine in a charred oak berral, it gives the wine a lovely coffee flavour.
This is a  wine for both coffee and wine lovers!

How does it taste?

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Cherry
  • Cloves
  • Coffee
  • Tar

What to eat?

  • Grilled meat

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