FRUIT 4/5 - BODY 5/5 - TANNIN 4/5 - ACIDITY 2/5 - ALCOHOL 5/5
PLEASURE 0 to 5
Primary flavors: ripe red fruit - jam - leather - campfire - tobacco
Pairing: bacon, ribs, bacon, burritos, bacon, sausage
Pinotage is the most planted grape in South Africa and has been created in 1925 by a Stellenbosch University Professor of viticulture and specially selected for propagation and quantity. This strange concept of two grapes, Cinsault and Pinot Noir which made the first wine in 1941...
Despite the reputation for its smooth cultivation, Pinotage has not escaped criticism. A common complaint is the tendency to develop a paint smell...
This South Africa signature Pinotage grapes can age in the bottle for 5 years but despite being across from a Burgundy and Rhône grape, Pinotage reflects none of the flavors of a European wine!!!