Extremely nice of our host Heidi to Coravin some of their flagship wine, Kanonkop Black Label. This was my first time having their Black Label and it didn’t disappoint. It is only one of two bottles I brought back. I couldn’t pass on the trade price Heidi was nice enough to extend to us.
The nose shows very dark currants and dark expresso roast. Blackberries, black raspberries, black plum, dark cherries, cocoa powder, saline, dark chocolate, caramel, mocha, vanilla, cinnamon, Black licorice, dry top soil, underbrush, dark, rich soils, touch of mint, sweet tarry notes with dark, blue and red amazingly fragrant florals.
The body is full and thick. Dark, meaty, powdery, sticky tannins. Used expresso roast grounds, steeped black tea, blackberries, black raspberries, black plum, raspberries, dark cherries, cocoa powder, saline, dark chocolate, caramel, mocha, vanilla, cinnamon, black licorice, iodine notes, dry top soil, underbrush, crushed granite powder, dark, rich soils, touch of mint, sweet tarry notes with dark, blue and red amazingly fragrant florals. The acidity is near perfect. The finish is juicy fruit driven, elegant, well balanced and delicious. It is impressive and can’t wait to try it again in 10 plus years.
Photos of; the mountains around their property where they took their name. The small left plateau is referred to a Kanonkop, Heidi Kritzinger-their
Customer Relations Manager (sweetheart) with Sofia and I, tasting room lounge area and the Kanonkop entrance. — 9 days ago
Good lite flavor slightly dry — a day ago
The nose reveals, lemon curd, lime, green apple, overripe pineapple, a salted caramel, beautiful soft minerals, chalk power and yellow flowers, lilies, spring flowers with greens.
The body is full and round. Honeysuckle, fruit blossoms, lemon curd, lime, green apple, overripe pineapple, a salted caramel, beautiful soft minerals, chalk power and yellow flowers, lilies, spring flowers with greens. The acidity is round. The lush finish thick, rich and well polished.
Photos of; the view from Gabrielskloof, a different shot with more decomposed granite soil, John Seccombe of Thorne and Daughters hosting our tasting with his Japanese importer and Gabrielskloof Estate vines. — 8 days ago
Выпито в Пересмешнике с А. Болдырева 06.05.19. Лучший барбареско на планете. Мягкое и нежное неббиоло. Декантировали 20 минут - надо бы больше. Друг рядом - это здорово, но настроение хуже некуда - хваленый regirafenib Свете не помог. Едем в Израиль - последняя надежда. — 18 days ago
Always reliable dark purple Cab Sauv with great fruit flavours and silky tannins — 7 days ago
drinking a flowery fruity lesbian delight with Eliza — 6 days ago
Medium garnet; medium plus intensity aromas of black cherry, black plum, chocolate cherry, dried currant, tobacco, old cedar, forest floor, baking spices; dry, medium acid, silky medium tannins, high alcohol, full bodied, pronounced intensity flavors of black cherry, black plum, dried black currant, chocolate cherry, tobacco, cedar, vanilla, rich cocoa, forest floor; outstanding, very concentrated, well integrated, tannins very smooth, almost don’t sense the high alcohol — 15 days ago