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2016 Tania Vincent Careme South African (Red Blend) "Terre Brulee Le Rouge"

Terre Brulee 2016 Le Rouge

Winery: Tania Vincent Careme

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Terre Brulee Le Rouge"

Wine Category: South African (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 60% Shiraz & 40% Cinsault

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Swartland

State or country: South Africa

Price: $16

Cases produced: 800

KWG Score: 90.4 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: December 2, 2018

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored Shiraz and Cinsault blend from South Africa opens with a very fragrant strawberry and red raspberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and juicy. While this wine is not very complex, it displays tasty strawberry and plum flavors. I also detected hints of raspberry tea and purple grapes. The finish is dry and its flavors fade away nicely. This wine, while fruity will pair well with food. I would pair it with a lamb burger. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This Shiraz-Cinsault blend is an opulent expression of berries and blackcurrant. The palate is smooth and lingering with refined, soft tannins. Crafted with a French flair, Le Rouge is fresh, balanced and appealing.

Organic status: not organic

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