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Diemersfontein Chocolate Coffee Pinotage 2015 Wine Review

Diemersfontein Chocolate Coffee Pinotage 2015

Diemersfontein Chocolate Coffee Pinotage 2015

Wellington W.O., South Africa

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Diemersfontein

Agent: Azureau Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Classic coffee nose and palate of this delicious South African Pinotage. Smoky and juicy with espresso and mocha. That's how it's supposed to smell and taste. Dry and mouth-watering. Pair with coffee-rubbed or marinated beef.

Pinotage food pairings: meat topped pizza, blackened lamb burgers, quail, smoked cheese.

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This Diemersfontein Chocolate Coffee Pinotage 2015 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Not only does this Pinotage bring forth the familiar coffee notes but there's also a delicious side of bacon. Mocha, jam, smoke, and herbs round out the profile. Full-bodied and rich. I find Pinotage fun to share with others and get their opinions. Love it or hate it, this is a varietally well done version. Breakfast in a bottle - minus the eggs. Loved it!
Tasted: February 2017
This South Africa Pinotage from South Africa's Wellington Wine Region of Origin is dark chocolate and espresso on the nose and palate. Pinotage is South Africa's signature red wine grape. It was developed in 1925 as a cross between Pinot noir and Cinsaut. Cinsaut was known as "Hermitage" in South Africa in the 1900s, therefore the portmanteau name of Pinotage. Great acidity on this robust but elegant wine. Definitely, pair with grilled meats, a Wildebeest steak might do, or maybe a Kudu Römertopf. - Community Wine Reviews

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