Avondale Jonty's Ducks Pekin Red 2011, Wo Paarl

Red Blend Red Blend
Paarl, South Africa

$14.95 (383547)

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89 pts
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May 28, 2016

Critic Reviews (4)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

At Avondale they employ beneficial bacteria, predatory wasps, birds of prey and their famous ducks. The Jonty's posse...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This organically grown, unspecified red blend is a great buy at $15, showing structure and depth well beyond its...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A smoky, earthy find with good regional character and notable aromatic complexity. A sustainably farmed blend named...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A firm, savoury, honest red blend, with juicy acids and puckering tannins, with dark spicy earth and coffee flavours...

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Community Reviews (6)

Laurie Fox
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Dave Dal Farra
Dave Dal Farra

Nice complexity and good finish, classy, a steal

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Tony  G
Tony G

This was a tasty blend that can be enjoyed by itself or with an array of foods. Nice BBQ wine.

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Gabriel D
Gabriel D

Gentlemen, thank you for pointing us in the right direction. Excellent value. Quite rewarding; it's definitely zesty and the chocolate is there. Who could ask for more, these days at the LCBO, in a $15 wine.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

A ripe, smooth South African wine with depth and length. A shade too much oak for my personal taste but it is in balance with the fruit. Very fine for $15. Nice rec by JS and DL. How can they produce such a good wine and ship it half way around the world and it still retails for $15 is amazing. Tasted Feb 2015.

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Blend of 37% Shiraz, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot and 4% Malbec. Medium+ aromatic intensity with complex herbal, wild dark/red berry fruit, currant, cassis and elegant oak aromas. On the palate, it is medium-bodied with ripe, supple tannins and flavours of red/black fruits, black cherry, black currant, vanilla and chocolate. Good, balanced acids and a medium-long finish. Tasted May/2015. Score: 88+ pts

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