Sunday, April 27, 2008

Fairview Pinotage 2005

  • Area: South Africa
  • Grape: Pinotage
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • Rating: Black; 90 Dilettante; 90 NWJR; 89

Description: The color is vibrant purple/red with spicy dark fruit on the nose. In the mouth it's provocative and intense. Dark flavors of black cherry, cocoa and green pepper start out sweet and finish dry. As the wine breathes, it intensifies. Decanting not required.
Food Pairing: steaks, lamb and lasagna
TV Pairing: Pinotage is the perfect grape for Lost
Musical Pairing: Tchaikovsky, Haujobb


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