What does Pinotage taste like?

Pinotage is dense in color and bold in flavor with notes of plum sauce, tobacco, blackberry, tar and licorice.

What does Pinotage taste like?

Pinotage is dense in color and bold in flavor with notes of plum sauce, tobacco, blackberry, tar and licorice.

Is Pinotage a sweet red wine?

Pinotage is a dry, full-bodied, high-tannin red wine that can vary greatly in quality. Low-quality, commercial pinotage often has the unpleasant aroma of nail polish remover or rubber. High-quality vintages can have a floral, earthy nose with juicy dark and red fruit flavors like black plum, cherry, and raspberry.

What is the best South African Pinotage?

International Pinotage Day: Top South African Pinotage wines from DWWA 2021

  • Beyerskloof, Synergy Cape Blend 2019.
  • Lanzerac, Pionier Pinotage, Jonkershoek Valley 2018.
  • Perdeberg, The Dry Land Collection Resolve Pinotage 2018.
  • Diemersfontein, Carpe Diem Pinotage 2018.
  • Doolhof, Dark Lady Pinotage 2020.
  • Retief, Reserve 2019.

What food goes well with Pinotage?

Pinotage matches best with meats like venison, goat, and lamb. You can also easily pair Pinotage with beef as well, though I’d recommend heavier cuts like flank steak or skirt steak. Lamb kebabs, burgers, and grilled pork chops will also pair well with Pinotage.

What are your main reasons for choosing to drink Pinotage?

1. The easy drinking, laid-back Spier Signature Pinotage is fantastic for an informal braai with friends and family, as it has a wonderful way of cutting through the smoky flavours. 2. The acclaimed Spier 21 Gables Pinotage is a complex, sophisticated red wine at the top of its game.

What is the most popular red wine South Africa?

Top 10 South African red wines

  • Malbec 2015. Mt Vernon.
  • Syrah 2018. Glen Carlou.
  • Skyfall Cabernet Sauvignon 2015. Bartinney.
  • Southern Point Shiraz-Merlot 2019. International Procurement and Logistics.
  • Royal Nymphomane 2015. La Vierge.
  • The Best Shiraz 2019. Morrisons.
  • Chocoholic Pinotage 2018. Darling Cellars.
  • Syrah 2018. La Motte.

Which is best red wine brand?

The Best Red Wines to Drink Now

  • Bordeaux. Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2015.
  • Spain. Bodegas Vega Sicilia Unico Tinto 2010.
  • Spain. La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 Tinto 2011.
  • Burgundy. Domaine Armand Rousseau Chambertin Grand Cru.
  • Tuscany. Antinori Tignanello.
  • Argentina. Catena Zapata Nicolas 2017.
  • Australia.
  • Spain.