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Babylon's Peak Cinsault
Babylon's Peak
South Africa - Western Cape - Coastal Region - Paardeberg

Medium to light bodied. Fruit driven with spicy undertones. Soft tannins and fine complexity. A fruit driven wine with lively light palate and lingering mouthfeel.

 

Specifications
Appellation
Coastal Region - Paardeberg
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Cinsault
Age of vines
Average 25 years
Soil type
Granitic soil
Vinification
The grapes were handpicked with great care and destemmed only. A 48 hour cold maceration period was given prior to fermentation, to extract color and fruit. Skins were gently pressed after fermentation. Malolactic fermentation took place in barrels. Once malolactic fermentation was done, the wine spent a further 10 months in 3rd fill French oak barrels.
Production
800 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Light meat dishes / pasta

Producer Information: Babylon's Peak

Babylon’s Peak is a private cellar located on the slopes of the Paardeberg Mountains between Malmesbury and Paarl. Four generations have farmed here, passing down their winemaking knowledge and passion ...
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