Ashbourne, Pinotage Cinsault 750ml 2019

South Africa, Swartland
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SKU
AshbournePinotageCinsault201923072020
R185
Pinotage Cinsault is available to buy in increments of 1

Critic Score

92
TA

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This lower alcohol unwooded blend of 84% Pinotage and 16% Cinsault is made from grapes sourced from old vineyards in the Swartland appellation, for open generosity of palate in the year of production. The richness and depth of the Pinotage is freshened by the lightness and brightness of the Cinsault.

Tasting notes:
'Planted in 1972 and 1974, with Old Vine Project status on the cards, this is an unwooded, separately fermented cuvée of Pinotage and 18% Cinsault. Aromatic, very pure and refined, it has racy acidity, some granitic backbone and layers of summer pudding fruit. Drink 2020-25.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2019, 92/100

'W.O. Swartland. A blend of 84% Pinotage from a 1973 certified heritage vineyard and 14% Cinsault. Unwooded, this shows red cherry, cranberry, musk and a little fynbos on the nose. The palate has plenty of juicy fruit, bright acidity and fine tannins. A cheerful, charming wine.' – Christian Eedes, Winemag.co.za, 90/100

Alc: 12.6% | RS: 1.5 g/L | TA: 5.2 g/L | PH: 3.68

About Ashbourne:
Established in 1996 by Anthony Hamilton Russell, Ashbourne was founded around their single vineyard pinotage, with the aim of doing something extraordinary with this variety. Located in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, on a beautiful property on the eastern border of Hamilton Russell Vineyards, this small Pinotage and Sauvignon blanc based blend specialist has developed a reputation for innovative, highly individual, classically styled and age-worthy blends.


More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country South Africa
Rating TA 92
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R185.00
Producer Ashbourne
Region Swartland
Variety Blend
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AG: Antonio Galloni of Vinous.com  |  AM: Allen Meadows of Burghound.com  |  CE: Christian Eedes of Winemag.co.za  |  DEC: Decanter  |  GS: Greg Sherwood MW  |  JS: James Suckling  |  JR: JancisRobinson.com  |  JD: Jeb Dunnuck  |  NM: Neal Martin of Vinous.com OM: Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show  |  PG: Platter's Guide  |  ST: Stephen Tanzer of Vinous.com  |  TA: Tim Atkin MW  |  VIN: Vinous.com  |  WA: Wine Advocate  |  WE: Wine Enthusiast  |  WM: Winemag.co.za Report  |  WS: Wine Spectator