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Kleine Zalze Pinotage 2006

Клайне Залце Пинотаж 2006

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Producer:
Kleine Zalze
Country:
South Africa (Южна Африка) 
Vintage:
2006
Other vintages: 
2007 [80]
Variety:
Pinotage (Пинотаж)
€ 7.67  
Added by demiro
30 Jan 2009

Winemaker's notes:
Medium-bodied, with wild berry and blackcurrant flavours, which carry through to a unique sweet plum aftertaste and a long, smooth finish.

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How to drink it
Food: Carpaccio (Beef), Chicken, Chicken Smoked, Duck, Ham, Hamburger, Lamb (Grilled, Broiled), Pasta with Vegetables, Pheasant, Pizza, Quail, Rabbit, Steak (Grilled, Broiled), Swordfish, Thai, Tuna, Venison
Cheese: -
Temperature: 16-18 °C
Hang Time
From the Reading Room
Let's say a grape variety normally takes 120 days to ripen. In an especially hot year, it may ripen after only 110 days; in a cooler year, after 130 days. Viticulturists generally do want a long growing seasons. Long ripening allows components in the grape other that sugar - tannins, for example - ...
Comments & Ratings
1demiro
30 Jan 2009
85
Very drinkable.
2d.dolaptchieva
30 Jan 2009