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Mooiplaas Estate The Coffee Bean Pinotage 2016 Wine Review

Mooiplaas Estate The Coffee Bean Pinotage 2016

Mooiplaas Estate The Coffee Bean Pinotage 2016

Western Cape W.O., South Africa

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Mooiplaas Estate

Agent: Vergina Import International Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Totally coffee-espresso on the nose and palate of this pinotage, and unapologetically (and delightfully) so. Weirdly wonderful: end your day with the alcoholic version of your morning coffee. Full-bodied and smooth red wine with some black fruit flavours as well. The coffee-style pinotage has become popular among South African winemakers. The grape Pinotage, the most iconic red wine for South Africa, was originally created by crossing Pinot Noir and Cinsault grapes. Produced by Mooiplaas Wines, this red wine is robust, rugged and full of character. The espresso notes are derived from both the toasting and type of French oak barrels in which the wine is aged. Try it with gourmet hamburgers or meat lovers' pizza.

Pinotage food pairings: roast leg of lamb, grilled chicken, venison steak.

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This Mooiplaas Estate The Coffee Bean Pinotage 2016 was reviewed on August 5, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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From the Mooiplaas Estate, The Coffee Bean (2016) is exactly that, a rich coffee-espresso Pinotage, robust and ever so smooth. The grape Pinotage, the most iconic red wine for South Africa, was originally created by crossing Pinot Noir and Cinsault grapes. - Community Wine Reviews

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