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Top 5 Pinotage at the LCBO

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Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2015, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Neil Ellis Stellenbosch Pinotage 2015, Wo Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa
542167

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Man Family Wines Bosstok Pinotage 2014 Bottle Man Family Wines Bosstok Pinotage 2014

Coastal Region, South Africa
366286

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Fairview Pinotage 2015 Bottle Fairview Pinotage 2015

Paarl, South Africa
205203

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Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage 2016, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage 2016, Wo Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa
630756

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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.