Cost: $9.70(Sale until 29 Feb 2016: $8.10)
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: South Africa
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.
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
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9+/10 (Sale price: 10/10) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4