Stellar Winery

Running Duck Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon/Pinotage

Wine Year
Wine Region
Western Cape

A red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (70%) and Pinotage (30%), produced from organic grapes in a vegan friendly and fair trade way. Winner of Bronze Veritas award (2016) and Gold Vitis Vinifera award (2016).

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Wine Characteristics
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This wine serves a niche market as it is produced from organic grapes in a vegan friendly and fair trade manner. The Indian Runner Ducks act as our pest control squad in the vineyards.

Medium tannins. Alcohol: 13,15% vol. RS 3,9g/l. Winemaker: Klaas Coetzee. This is a dry red wine with a medium body. Stellar is a world leading producer in the organic wines sector.

This wine pairs well with marinated lamb on the barbeque, winter beef potjie, hard, strong cheeses or blue cheese with fresh figs, making it the perfect winter wine. The subtle fruity taste makes it appealing for almost all palates.

Blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Pinotage. Grapes are grown in the Vredendal area of the Western Cape.

Wine Farm Contact
Adriana Louw
+27 (027) 216 1310

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Cape Town Insiders’ Review Of The Wine

We love the ethos behind Stellar Winery, they produce delicious organic vegan-friendly wines that are fair trade certified and they offer a number of no-added-sulphate wines.

We tried the Running Duck Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon/Pinotage blend on a cold, winter’s night. It’s a rich, fruity, deeply satisfying wine that would pair well with strong flavours such as a good potjie or lamb roast. For us, it worked just as well by itself and we thoroughly enjoyed this bottle.

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