Captain Nimmo Fortified NV

captain nimmo nvTasting Notes

A fortified wine made from Merlot & Pinotage. Marzipan, candied cherries, christmas cake and licorice with a smooth warm finish.

Wine Information

  • Winemaker: Andrew Nimmo
  • Region: Gisborne
  • Variety: Merlot, Pinotage
 Chronology
  • Harvest Date: Various year from 2012 onward
  • Bottling Date: May 2020
  • Release Date: October 2020

Winemaker Notes

Merlot & Pinotage grapes were fermented as table wines. After maturing in barrels the wine was fortified and sugar added to create a “vintage” style of fortified wine.

 Technical Details

  • Alcohol: 16.5%
  • Residual Sugar: 75
  • Total Acidity: 6.4
  • ph: 3.6

 Consuming

  • Cellaring: 5+ years