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Painted Wolf The Den Pinotage 2021

Country: South Africa
Winery: Painted Wolf
Varietal: Pinotage
UPC Code: 8 58441 00620 0
Tasting Notes:

Flavor-packed, soft and juicy wines for everyday drinking. This wine offers ripe berry fruit with hints of milk chocolate and toasty wood.

Pinotage is the best wine in the world to pair with Mexican dishes like fajitas or that glorious confection of chicken, chocolate, cumin seeds, smoky ancho chilies, pumpkin and sesame seeds – mole poblano. It is also very good with other flavoursome American regional specialties like Carolina pulled pork or smoky Texas B.B.Q beef rib.

Awards, Reviews, And Other Notes:

89 points Tim Atkin

Winemaker Notes:

The history of Pinotage always makes for a fascinating story, since it is such a unique grape, but perhaps the more interesting side note here is that Jeremy Borg learned his winemaking skills at Rosenblum Cellars in California, making Zinfandel and he continues to apply this same level of expertise and TLC to his love of Pinotage. The den wines are social wines to be enjoyed with friends and family, named for the den, the heart of all African wild dog communities.

Painted Wolf Wines supports the conservation of the highly endangered painted wolf (African wild dog) and the protection of the diminishing wild spaces of Africa, through its donations to the EWT (www.ewt.org.za) and Tusk (www.tusk.org).