Pinotage

Cost: $9.70(Sale until 29 Feb 2016: $8.10)
Grape: Pinotage
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
Region:
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Magnotta Vineyards
Alcohol: 12.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Impressive wine, reminds me of on open fire on the beach

Description: Deep ruby to garnet in colour with an intense nose. This wine features heavy smoked notes, blackberry, blackcurrant, dark cherry, cloves, nutmeg, peppercorn, white & red peppers, coffee, cigar box and tobacco leaves. Medium+ body with low tannins tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Use same glass ware as Pinot Noir

Drink now or in the next couple of years on its own or pair it with Spicy Smoked Chorizo Sausage Casserole.

Tasted: 10 February 2016

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9+/10 (Sale price: 10/10) Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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