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Meinert Pinotage 'Printer's Ink' 2017

91 Points - Tim Atkin. South Africa's signature grape variety, Pinotage is a crossing of Pinot Noir and Cinsault, with more of a similarity to Shiraz. The ultimate BBQ friendly wine, this Pinotage from Meinert is blended with a small proportion of Merlot to produce this multi award winning, elegant and refined wine. If you love Pinotage, look no further, if you have never had a Pinotage or yet to be convinced, this is a must try.


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Vintage

2017

Country

South Africa

Grape

Pinotage

Closure

Screwcap

Alcohol

14.5%

Feature

90+points

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Vintage

2017

Country

South Africa

Grape

Pinotage

Closure

Screwcap

Alcohol

14.5%

Feature

90+points

About the Producer

Meinert Wines is a small premium producer located in the picturesque Devon Valley within the Stellenbosch Region of the Western Cape of South Africa. Each bottle of Meinert wine is created with personal attention and care to ensure uniqueness and individual character. With only 80,000 bottles produced annually, every blend is personal and distinctive.

The Printer’s Ink Pinotage is a tribute to the Meinert family’s heritage as printers and publishers in Namibia. Ex-journalist Martin Meinert and Brendan Butler make a small and personalised range of wines in limited quantities at the hillside Devon Crest vineyard outside Stellenbosch. Each wine is created with much thought and care to ensure uniqueness and individual character.

Taste

Old, unirrigated bushvines planted on deep, rich Hutton soils at 280m above sea level on south-facing slopes yield smaller volumes (5 – 6 tons/ha) of intensely concentrated fruit. The vineyard canopy is managed to ensure minimal direct sunlight exposure of the bunches and as such enhance the finer, elegant nuances of the Printer’s Ink Pinotage. The unobstructed proximity to False Bay allows for cooling afternoon sea breezes which enable a slower ripening period and improved evolution of flavour.

Winemakers tasting notes: Medium structure with a rich, full-bodied yet elegant mid-palate and a clean fresh finish. Enjoy with ostrich tartare, venison kebabs on rooibos noodles and surprisingly, when slightly chilled, with sushi or seared tuna. Ageing potential: approximately 10 years.

Awards

Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 Silver Medal

National Wine Challenge (Top 100): 2019 – Double Silver

National Wine Challenge (Top 100): 2018 – Double Silver

Decanter World Wine Awards: 2019 – 86 points

Decanter World Wine Awards: 2018 – Silver / 90 points

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show: 2018 – Bronze

Tim Atkin SA Wine Report: 2018 – 91 points

FREE DELIVERY on orders over £99*
£9.99 for deliveries under £99 *
All orders delivered with 2-5 working days **

* After discount. Deliveries to the Scottish Highlands and Northern Ireland are subject to a £10 delivery surcharge for orders under £150, free delivery for orders over £150.
(See below for the Postcodes affected, we will contact you regarding this after your order has been placed.)

* Deliveries to UK Islands are subject to a £15 delivery surcharge for orders under £150, free delivery for orders over £150 (see below for the postcodes affected, we will contact you regarding this after your order has been placed.)

** We will dispatch your order as soon as possible, but please allow 2-5 working days to receive your order. You will receive an SMS and email prior to your delivery being made from our delivery courier (DHL) with options to manage your delivery.

Northern Ireland - BT

Scottish Highlands - AB31 to AB38, AB40 to AB56, IV1 to IV28, IV30 to IV32, IV36 & IV40, IV52 to IV54, IV63, KW1 to KW14, PA21 to PA38, PH4 to PH41, PH49, PH50 UK Islands - HS, IM, IV41 to IV49, IV51, IV55 & IV56, KA27 & KA28, KW15 to KW17, PA20, PA41 to PA49, PA60 to PA78, PH42 to PH44, PO30 to P31, ZE

Channel Islands

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As indicated in our Quality Promise we will happily refund or exchange any faulty or corked bottles, or wines you don’t like. All we ask is the bottles in question are returned to us at least half full for verification purposes. If a bottle is broken on delivery we will also replace or refund it but we do require photographic evidence of the breakage. Equally we can arrange for the bottles to be collected the next time you receive a delivery from us.

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