While she makes several wines, Kemp further differentiates Loma Prieta by focusing on the South African Pinotage grape
, including a sparkling Pinotage.
Originating from the Malmesbury Swartland area in the Western Cape, it is made from the Pinotage grape
varietal, making it a truly South African product.
This area at the far tip of Africa may have made its international name with the much-maligned Pinotage grape
, but it's expanding its audience to consumers at all points on the expenditure spectrum with amazing Bordeaux- and Rhone-style blends from regions as diverse as Stellenbosch, Paarl and Constantia, among others.
SOUTH Africa's very own pinotage grape
, a blend of pinot noir and cinsault, is expressed very nicely by Tesco's Finest range.
South African vignerons favor shiraz, too, but often blend it with their native pinotage grape
99) is just as typically South African, with a bit more tannic bite, and as well as black fruit, the distinctive plum and banana character of the Cape's own Pinotage grape
South Africa's diverse range of roses are made from shiraz, cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir and pinotage grapes
, sometimes solo, sometimes blended.