Old Road Wine Elgin Pinot Noir

Elgin Pinot Noir 2021

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  • Dry, elegant & spicy
  • Pinot Noir
  • Tim Atkin: 91 points (2018), Wine Mag: 90 points (2018)
  • 12 months maturity
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Old Road Wine Winery

The Old Road Wine Company winery was opened in December 2018 and has enjoyed high recognition among wine enthusiasts in South Africa since day one. Situated between the railway line and the old main road, the winery offers its visitors a 180-degree view of the massive Franschhoek mountain range.

It all began on the so-called "Old Road". The road not only tells the story of a winery and its vineyards, but also of an extraordinary town, Franschhoek, and the historical figures that have shaped it. The Old Road Wine Company is particularly known for its fine white wines and robust red wines with ample body.

Winemaker: Ryan Puttick

Ryan Puttick, Winemaker at Old Road Wine Co., grew up on a farm in a remote corner of the Northern Cape. He believes that wine has the ability to tell a story and bring people together. Wines with character and staying power. That's what drew him to Old Road Wine Co. A Winery, which has managed to inspire many wine lovers with exceptional wines in a short time and tell exciting stories of local legends.

By the way, you can get to know Ryan in our online tastings with Franschhoek Cellar or Old Road Wine Co.

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Tasting notes

The Elgin Pinot Noir from Old Road Wine Co. Winery out with complex aromas of red fruits such as strawberry and cherry .

This elegant red wine shows beautiful nuances of spices as well as an elegant minerality . It offers exceptional freshness paired with a strong fruit intensity .

The Elgin Pinot Noir 2018 from Old Road Wine Co. is already drinking excellently, but promises great aging potential of up to 15 years .

Pinot Noir grape variety

The grape variety Pinot Noir is one of the oldest grape varieties in the world. Pinot Noir has a history of two thousand years and comes from the Burgundy in France. The grape variety is usually grown there on soils that are very rich in minerals.

Due to the high complexity in the production of excellent Pinot Noir Wine, this grape variety has become popular in recent years made a big name. Meanwhile, Pinot Noir has high international demand. The grape variety is now grown in various countries such as South Africa, Australia, Spain and also Germany. In Germany the grape variety is Pinot Noir often as Spätburgunder or Pinot Noir is referred to.

The grape variety Pinot Noir especially through the use, in addition to the grape varieties a title="Chardonnay from South Africa" ​​href="https://the-winestore.com/collections/rebsorte-chardonnay" data-mce-fragment="1" data-mce-href="https://the-winestore .com/collections/rebsorte-chardonnay">Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier, in the production of champagne.

Although the grape variety Pinot Noir is not one of the strongest red wine grape varieties These are characterized by a complex flavor profile and an elegant complexity. The color profile usually has slightly lighter red tones.

The aromas of Pinot Noir rich with strawberry to plum to cherry and can also have intense, spicy notes such as pepper and herbs from wine to wine.


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Match with

The Elgin Pinot Noir Winery Old Road Wine Co. is a perfect partner to seared tuna , roast chicken or pork .

This balanced Pinot Noir also goes well with mushroom risotto as well as salads and fruit desserts .


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