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Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin Red 2011 Wine Review

Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin Red 2011

Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin Red 2011

Paarl W.O., South Africa

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Avondale

Agent: Rare Earth Wines

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A full-bodied, dark fruited organic wine offers lots of smoky and savoury goodness on the palate. Mouth-watering acidity. Pair with game meats and yes, duck.

Food pairings: bison stew, beef rib, venison stroganoff.

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This Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin Red 2011 was reviewed on May 28, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014  2013 

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is a full-bodied red blend that comes to us from Paarl South Africa. Herbal and savoury with grainy tannins and a lift of menthol. Certified organic. Perfect pairing for game meats. There's enough cleansing acidity to cut through a greasy roasted duck. Drink now.
Tasted: May 2016
The ducks are the guardians of the vines at this winery. Each day they patrol the rows keeping snails under control. Avondale's motto is soil is life. This winery farms organically. The grapes for this wine are grown organically, and the blend of specific varietals is not noted. - Community Wine Reviews

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