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Doolhof Dark Lady Of The Labyrinth Dark Delight Pinotage 2013 Wine Review

Doolhof Dark Lady Of The Labyrinth Dark Delight Pinotage 2013

Doolhof Dark Lady Of The Labyrinth Dark Delight Pinotage 2013

Wellington W.O., South Africa

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Doolhof

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Sweet mocha coffee aromas on the nose that is followed by smokier espresso on the palate. Full-bodied, smooth and deeply, weirdly attractive. Pair with smoked meats or breakfast.

Pinotage food pairings: coffee-rubbed beef, grilled peppercorn steak, meat topped pizza, gourmet hamburgers.

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This Doolhof Dark Lady Of The Labyrinth Dark Delight Pinotage 2013 was reviewed on December 12, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromatic with dark red berries, plums and mocha. Delightful palate gives same, with delicious choclate & coffee. Bright acidity and long mocha finish.
Tasted December 2015
Wineboy rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Big aromas of very ripe black fruit along with significant smoke, and coffee notes. This wine starts sweet but finishes dry, with the power of fruit growing along with the growing smoke and oak flavours. Excellent length.
The word "Doolhof" translates to "labyrinth" in Afrikaans language, and is a nod to the story of Theseus and Medea in Greek mythology. Ariadne, King Minos of Crete's daughter, fell in love with Theseus, the Athenian hero, who travelled to Crete to slay the Minotaur. She defied her father and assisted Thesus in escaping from the labyrinth. They set sail for Athens, but she was abandoned on the island of Naxos where she forever pined for her lost love. - Community Wine Reviews

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