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Clos Malverne LE CAFÉ PINOTAGE 2015 WO Stellenbosch
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CLOS MALVERNE
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Compex, intense, spicy, cedary, mocha-chocolate nose with some black cherry purée notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, spicy, gently juicy, intense, ripe plum-black-cherry purée flavours with a lingering, cedary, mocha-chocolate tinged finish. Try with lamb. TONY ASPLER - BEST BUY - 88.5-points - Dense ruby colour; cedary, smoky-tarry nose; medium-bodied, dry, chocolate-coffee-bean and plum flavours carried on fresh acidity. Updated from a blind tasting on March 29. This ready to drink, crowd-pleaser has 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L8109 on the back label. CSPC 666776
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Bas Inc
Country South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Smoky, Cedary, Mocha-Chocolate
LCBO Text Status Recommended
A Best Buy!
TASTING NOTE: Popular 'coffee style', with inviting black fruit flavours, cappuccino-smooth texture with grippy finish in 2015. Full bodied & generous, restrained sweetness. Score - 4 Stars (out of 5) (Platter's South African Wine Guide,2018) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 16, 2019
Cases bought 599 (6 bottles per case)

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Score:    - Poor   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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