South African wines have uniquely new world wine styles with great old world wine influences.
But what make South African wines so special?
She adds that most of the Cape winegrowing regions are influenced by one of the two mighty oceans (Atlantic and Indian) that meet at the southernmost tip of Africa.
Cooling sea breezes with a Mediterranean climate, distinctive and varied typography with diversed soils create the ideal conditions for wine with unique character and complexity.
She adds that Pinotage is a red wine that was created in South Africa and has become the signature red wine of this region.
The iconic South African wine brand Kumkani embraces and embodies the uniquely South African aspects. The Kumkani Pinotage is a classic example of a truly great South African red wine.
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