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Jonty`s Ducks, Pekin Red 2014

Jonty`s Ducks, Pekin Red, Avondale, Paarl,

An explosion of blackcurrant fruit flavours, with hints of dark chocolate and coffee. Fruity and silky with elegant tannins.

Serving Suggestion

Excellent with Rich red meat dishes and game.

Vintage 2014
Unit Size 75
Case Size 6
Alcoholic Percentage 13
Style Wine
Country South Africa

Tasting Notes

Avondale is a family owned and run wine estate in Paarl, South Africa. The proprietor is Jonathan Grieve, also known as ‘Jonty’. Avondale specialise in top flight extraordinary, wines made with the utmost attention to detail and which are unique in character. Jonty’s Ducks wines are made from grapes grown organically on Avondale’s eco-friendly estate in the picturesque Paarl region of the Cape Winelands located in South Africa. A posse of Pekin ducks patrol the vineyards to find and eat snails which would otherwise cause serious damage to the vines.

Wine Making Notes

Grapes are hand-picked, de-stemmed and crushed, after which wild yeast fermentation was allowed in closed stainless steel tanks. Following post fermentation maceration, malolactic fermentation and maturation took place in small used French oak barrels. The wine was aged for 12-14 months.

About the Producer

Avondale is a family owned and run wine estate in Paarl, South Africa. Using Organic and Biodynamic farming, they specialise in top flight extraordinary, natural slow made wines with the utmost attention to detail and unique in character. They harness the natural elements and wildlife within the vineyards eco-system and have a flock of Pekin Ducks that wander among the vines, eating all the snails and other harmful pests.

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Sulphites Yes
Milk -
Egg -
Fish -
Nuts -
Cereals -
Suitable For Vegetarians Yes
Suitable For Vegans Yes
Peanuts -
Soy beans -
Celery -
Sesame -
Molluscs -