Diemersfontein scores a hat trick and wins the 2013 Old Mutual Trophy For Best Pinotage


Diemersfontein Wine & Country Estate is thrilled to announce its recent success at the 2013 Old Mutual Trophy Awards. Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage Reserve 2011 won the best Pinotage on Thursday, 30th May 2013. Having won the award previously for the 2001 and 2002 vintages of their Carpe Diem Pinotage Reserve, Diemersfontein is the only producer who has won this prestigious award three times. The Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show is South Africa’s premier wine competition that recognises top local wines, winemakers, and honours excellence in the wine industry.

Situated on the famous Wellington Wine Route in the Western Cape, Diemersfontein is known for its beauty, informal elegance, natural grace and of course of its Pinotage.

Diemersfontein’s standard bearer “The people’s Pinotage”, known as The Original Coffee Chocolate Pinotage is praised for its easy accessibility, uniqueness, wonderful rich coffee taste, and smokey overtones. The Original Coffee Chocolate Pinotage, a first amongst equals is a unique style of Pinotage and is a perfect accompaniment to grilled meats, venison and dark chocolate desserts.

Diemersfontein Wine & Country Estate also offers the multiple awards-winning Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage Reserve 2011, which is praised for its sophisticated aromas of black current, cherries with hints of vanilla, followed by subtle tannin on the palate. It is a top classical wine with a lovely finish, harvested early in the morning, bunches and berries are small with an average bunch weight approximately 25g, which ensures the high extract of the wine. Having scored a hat trick of winning three times at the Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show, the impressive Diemersfontein Carpe Diem Pinotage Reserve 2011 is a must have wine. This wine compliments rich lamb casseroles and gentle Malay type curries.

For more information about Diemersfontein, or their Carpe Diem Pinotage Reserve 2011, visit www.diemersfontein.co.za

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