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2016 Smuggler's Boot Pinot Noir - 90+ PTS - MOSAIC TOP 5

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"Top Five Trust organises the annual Mosaic Top 5 Pinot Noir Wine Awards. The awards identify five South African Pinot Noir red wines to serve as a benchmark for the development of distinctive South African Pinot Noir red wines and to illustrate the quality of South African Pinot Noir red wines to the world.
Pinot Noir is a demanding variety to cultivate and transform into wine, with a temperament that has earned the grape its ‘heartbreak grape’ moniker. The Top Five Trust, together with our generous sponsor, Mosaic Family Office, is proud to recognise and support the climate, people, soil and the multitude of other factors that go into making the best Pinot Noir red wines in South Africa."  


2020 Smuggler's Boot Pinot Noir - 95 PTS - TA

tim atkin logo 250"This is a well-priced, nicely balanced Pinot Noir from Richard Kershaw that combines raw material from Elgin and the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Sappy, juicy and refreshing, with scented 20% new oak, pomegranate and wild strawberry fruit and a nip of tannin. 2022-27"

- Tim Atkin (South Africa Report 2022), 95 pts