Durbanville Hills - Pinotage 750ml
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Durbanville Hills - Pinotage 750ml

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Alcohol percentage 14.0
Bottle volume ml 750.0ml
Brand Durbanville Hills
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Country of origin South Africa
Varietal Pinotage


A selection of different Pinotage blocks throughout the Durbanville wine valley was selected for the Durbanville Hills Pinotage, demonstrating the rich diversity in the landscape of the area. The grapes were picked by hand during mid-February and mid-March, and great care was taken to ensure that the pips and skins were fully ripe. The making of Durbanville Hills Pinotage is approached with the greatest care, gently handling the grapes with the utmost tenderness. This wine was oak matured for 12 months using predominantly French oak, utilising a small percentage of new oak together with older wood as well as wood alternatives. This is done to prevent over wooding and by doing so preserving the elegance of our cool climate fruit.

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance Appearance
    Dark ruby red.
  • Nose Nose
    Concentration of sweet red fruit like cherry, raspberry, strawberry and plums. Sweet wood spice with undertones of vanilla.
  • Palate
    This medium bodied wine evokes a sweet sensation on the palate with hints of dark cherries and plums. It is well balanced with silky tannins and lingering flavors of sweet wood spice.


  • 2014
    International Wine & Spirit Competition

Sommelier Review

“The 2015 Pinotage sees 12 months in French oak with a small percentage in new wood. It has a light bouquet, quite conservative and needing a little more fruit intensity. The palate is medium-bodied with quite a grainy texture, dark plum and blackberry fruit.”

Michael Leitner

Food pairings

  • Beef
  • Cheese
  • Lamb

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Preparation time 5 minutes
Cooking time Less than one second
Nutrition 225 ccls
Category Cocktail


  1. 1 bottle of Durbanville Hills - Pinotage 750ml (Preferably Grenache or Tempranillo)
  2. 45 ml of Your Favourite Brandy
  3. 480 ml of Your Favourite Ginger Ale
  4. 1 lemon
  5. 1 orange
  6. 1 apple
  7. 2 tbsp of sugar


  1. Cut the lemon, orange and apple into wedges.
  2. Add the fruits into a pitcher and muddle it for 45 seconds.
  3. Add the brandy and ginger ale and muddle it again for 30 seconds.
  4. Next, pour in the red wine. Add in the sugar. Stir gently to incorporate the flavours together.
  5. Cover the pitcher with plastic wrap. Rest it in the refrigerator for a minimum of 8 hours before serving.

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