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Robertson Winery Phanto Ridge Pinotage, Robertson, South Africa

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Average Price $17 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Grape Variety: Pinotage

Pinotage is a red wine grape that is almost exclusive to South Africa, although many South Africans shun the variety because of its polarizing, 'un-European' flavor profile and the care it requires both in the vineyard and the winery.

Created in Stellenbosch in 1925, Pinotage is a crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsaut. The 'Pinot' half of the name was given priority because of the prestige associated with Burgundy's great red grape. The 'age' part was taken from the end of Hermitage, one of several local names for Cinsaut; its position a ... more

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  • Robertson wine region

    Robertson is a wine-producing area in the Breede River Valley region of the Western Cape, 100 miles (160km) east of Cape Town. Robertson is one of South Africa's better-known wine-producing areas and is associated with the production of rich, fruit-driven red and white wines made from Chardonnay and Shiraz.

    The area covers the land directly surrounding the town of Robertson, from the ward of Eilandia in the west to Bonnievale in the east. It is separated from the semi-arid Klein Karoo region in the north by the Langeberg Mountains. The Breede River meanders through the region, and many of Robertson’s ... more

  • Breede River Valley wine region

    The Breede River Valley is a sheltered wine-producing area in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, the valley is responsible for a large proportion of the country’s total wine production. Many different grape varieties are grown here, including ... more

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