2019 Scions of Sinai Nomadis Cinsault/Pinotage Helderberg South Africa 750ml
Bernhard Bredell is making some compelling wines under his Scions of Sinai label, tasting notes and ratings for the latest to hit the market as follows:
60% Helderberg Chenin Blanc, 40% Klein Karoo Grenache Blanc. 25 days on the skins, one third aged under flor. A floral top note before citrus and stone fruit plus ginger on the nose while the palate shows lovely fruit expression, moderate acidity and just a touch of phenolic grip. Thirst-quenching and delicious.
Editor’s rating: 91/100.
Scions of Sinai Nomadis 2019
95% Cinsault, 5% Pinotage. Plums and cherries on the nose while the palate is very light (alcohol: 11.5%) and fresh with a particularly savoury finish without being austere or astringent.
Editor’s rating: 90/100.