South African Pinotage: Five to try

Pinotage often gets a bad rap, but the tasting team at has found five delicious examples for your wine rack...

South African Pinotage , a crossing of Cinsault and Pinot Noir, polarises opinion and is either a love it or hate it wine.

But, wine expert Tim Atkin recently argued in ‘Pinotage to change your mind’ that the grape can still make great wines.

See below for more examples of Pinotage wines to try, picked by Decanter’s expert tasting team.

South African Pinotage: 5 to try

Beaumont, Pinotage, Bot River 2013

Sebastian Beaumont and family have been farming and making wine in the Bot River since 1974, focusing on cooler-climate expressions


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