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2017 Babylon's Peak Pinotage

Babylon's Peak 2017 Pinotage

Winery: Babylon's Peak

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Pinotage

Grape blend: 100% Pinotage

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Swartland

State or country: South Africa

Price: $20

Cases produced: 4,000

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: June 10, 2020

Wine Review: This dark red Pinotage from Babylon Peak opens on the nose with a vibrant black cherry, milk chocolate and granddad's pipe tobacco bouquet with hints of smoked meats. It is juicy, full-bodied, smooth and balanced. The nose carries through to the palate. It features flavors of black cherries, blackberries, dark chocolate and cedar. I also detected a hint of blueberry mixed in. This is a big and bold Pinotage with integrated tannins and flavors that drift away nicely. This is a very good Pinotage to introduce to family and friends at your next weekend barbecue featuring grilled steak! - Dave & Julie

Winemaker Notes: Dark red color, with ripe plums and mocha on the nose. Dark fruit followed by spice on the palate. A well-balanced wine with smooth integrated tannins. Pair with lamb or braaied red meat.

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