Shannon RocknRolla Pinot Noir 2021 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Elgin
R595
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‘This vineyard expresses a range of flavours from vibrant raspberry, strawberry, currant and cherry. We respect the power and elegance delivered in this beautiful expression of a balanced bright red to darker berried flavour spectrum, delivered by the older Dijon clones PN 113 in our Shannon “RocknRolla”.’ – Winemaker

This vintage has not been rated yet, see 2019 vintage:
'The best Pinot Noir release yet from Shannon, this comes from a 0.5-hectare parcel in the middle of the Mount Bullet vineyard and is made entirely with the 113 clone. Savoury, complex and dense with remarkable concentration, scented wood, black cherry and raspberry fruit and impressive energy and freshness. A Cape Gevrey-Chambertin Premier Cru. Drink 2022-29.' – Tim Atkin MW, SA Special Report 2021, 96/100

'Pinot noir from the farm’s oldest vineyard. 2019 packed with darker, deeper berry/cherry fragrance & flavour than partner - same 14.5% alcohol, touch less pure-fruited, more showy: well-built, ripe, powerful & rather exciting. 50% new oak.' – Platter's Guide, 4.5* (94/100)
More Information
Condition New
Winemaker Gordon Newton Johnson
Alcohol 14.54%
Blend information 100% Pinot Noir
Drink to Drink or cellar
Variety Pinot Noir
Technical analysis RS: 2.4 g/l | TA: 5.6 g/l | PH: 3.46
Producer information The name Shannon pays homage to the owner’s ancestors who come from Irish descent. Located in the Elgin Valley within the Kogelberg Biosphere, Shannon Vineyards’ unique terroir speaks for itself. With the Peninsula Dam creating the eastern boundary of the farm, the vineyards experience a cooling blanket of mist which is such a great geographical influencer on the farm’s climate, that Shannon has included the river mist in their logo. As such, the winemaking follows a minimal intervention approach to allow the different terroirs to be expressed in the wines.
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