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The Fat Man Pinotage 2018, Wo Western Cape Bottle The Fat Man Pinotage 2018, Wo Western Cape

Western Cape, South Africa
13319

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Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2017, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2017, Wo Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Pinotage

Pinotage is a red wine grape that is South Africa's signature variety. It was bred there in 1925 as a cross between Pinot noir and Cinsaut. It typically produces deep red varietal wines with smoky, bramble and earthy flavours, sometimes with notes of bananas and tropical fruit, but has been criticized for sometimes smelling of acetone. Pinotage is often blended, and also made into fortified wine and even red sparkling wine.