Pinotage

Pinotage is a red wine grape variety that is primarily grown in South Africa. It is known for its unique flavor profile, which can be quite polarizing among wine lovers.

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Common Tasting Notes

blackberry, plum, cherry, smoke, earthy, leather, tobacco, black pepper, chocolate, coffee, raspberry, gamey, vanilla, violet, tar, fig, clove, licorice, cedar, raisin

What does it pair with?

Pinotage is a versatile wine that pairs well with a variety of foods. Its full-bodied, complex structure makes it a good match for rich, hearty dishes, such as grilled or roasted meats, stews, and casseroles. It also pairs well with strong, flavorful cheeses, such as blue cheese or aged cheddar. For a lighter pairing, try Pinotage with grilled vegetables or dishes featuring mushrooms.

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