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Cafe Culture Pinotage 2014 Wine Review

Cafe Culture Pinotage 2014

Cafe Culture Pinotage 2014

Western Cape, South Africa

Community Score:85/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $12.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Cafe Culture

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Hedonistically and unrepentantly coffee, espresso and mocha all the way from the nose to the finish. You'll adore and abhor this style, but you need to try it at least once. Pinotage made in the coffee style has become a cult favourite. This isn't sweet but it beats coffee spiked with anything and has lower alcohol when compared to Bailey's etc. Pair with juicy gossip.

Pinotage food pairings: coffee-rubbed steak or pork.

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This Cafe Culture Pinotage 2014 was reviewed on April 15, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

This Pinotage delivers on what you'd expect: coffee. It has earthy aromas of roasted coffee, coffee grounds, and mocha, created in part by ageing in extremely toasted barrels. The taste follows with more coffee and a touch of black cherry. If you're looking for something unusual with darkly spiced dishes or for an after dinner treat, this is your wine.
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 80/100 with the following review:

Thankfully more subdued, on the nose, than the first time i tasted it almost 10 years ago. It is still appropriately named,with its aromas of roasted coffee beans.It smells like a cappuccino with a dash of whipped cream. Is it still wine or a dessert liqueur? The debate is still on. It was created to get the young cafe generation to start drinking wine. But what can you pair it with? Maybe a pepper-crusted steak? Some beef jerkies? It's an experience.

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