Mundus Vini International 2014 - Silver
Background: The salute “Bayede!” was shouted by King Shaka Zulu to unite the nations, and is still today used to greet His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu. The Shaka Zulu brand was developed to unite the nations in an effort to create sustainable jobs. The beadwork around the neck of the bottle is made by women in rural areas. The Royal Zulu household is the beneficial endorser of this wine that represents the richness and variety in a Simple yet Elegant Style. Shaka Zulu is not just a wine, it is a reflection of 200 years of tradition and excellence.
Grape Varietal: Pinotage. The Pinotage grape was developed in 1925 by a South African viticulturist who crossed Pinot Noir and Cinsault (Hemitage). Pinotage has now become the signature South Africa grape.
Country of Origin: South Africa: Wellington-Boland Winelands region
Tasting Notes: A wine fit for a King. An elegant, deep red wine with plum and mulberry tones. This well-balanced wine encompasses red berry aromas with ripe banana combined with hints of delicious spicy vanilla, leading to a most pleasant finish.
Food suggestions: Enjoy with venison, spare ribs with a BBQ sauce, or osso buco. Try with pork risotto or chocolate truffle cake. But sometimes the best match is just you and a glass of Pinotage.