2018 Kortpad Kaaptoe, Blank Bottle, Swartland

Fernao Pires from Swartland. Nice texture and intense fruit, plenty of herbal lift, good depth and quite broad, and nice length and finesse and drive.

Critic score
90/100

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    South Africa
  • Maturity
    Ready 2019 - 2023
  • Colour
    White
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • ABV
    13%
2018 Kortpad Kaaptoe, Blank Bottle, Swartland

TASTING NOTES

Taking its name from a footpath that was a shortcut to Cape Town from the Swartland, this pure Fernão Pires is surely a one off in the Cape. Rich, broad and palate coating, it has spice and peachy sweetness and abundant perfume.

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com (September 2019)
90/100

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