Kanonkop - Cabernet Sauvignon

Kanonkop - Cabernet Sauvignon

Colour: Red
Country: south africa
Producer: kanonkop
Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: stellenbosch
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Full bodied, deep ruby red colour. Attractive black currant and mocha flavours with a complex palate and long, dry finish.

Kanonkop Estate is situated on the lower slopes of the Simonsberg Mountain in the Stellenbosch Region of the Cape and confidently boasts with some of South Africa’s most premium wines.

Kanonkop is a fourth generation family estate, which was originally purchased by JW Sauer, a cabinet member in the parliament of the Union of South Africa. This estate has since then been handed down from father to son forover 40 years and is now in the talented, capable hands of its current owners Paul & Johann Krige.

The name Kanonkop was derived from a kopje (hillock), from which a cannon was fired in the 17th Century to alert farmers in outlying areas that sailing ships plying the waters between Europe and the Far East had entered Table Bay for a stopover at Cape Town.

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