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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
MAN Vintners Pinotage 2009
MAN Vintners Pinotage 2009
(search item no. 106083)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $8.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This is our take on South Africa's indigenous grape variety. It's bold and juicy with red-berry fruit flavours and a touch of sweet oak spice. Pinotage goes well with a wide range of foods. It's the only wine for eel and it's the perfect complement to a steaming bowl of stew.
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About MAN Vintners:

"This MAN thing all began with three friends and an idea: to make a wine that we ourselves would love to buy. Good quality, good value, good packaging. Not exactly an epiphany, but enough to motivate us into action. What do we name it? Keeping peace in the family, we took the first initials of our wives. (We each have one wife, that is.) So this is how we explained to Marie, Anette, and Nicky that we were going to be "busy" most weekends. It's for you! we told them. And it's mostly true. But MAN is not only about woMAN, it is about MANkind and huMANity as well. Remember, Africa is the cradle of MAN!

For those of you that have experienced South Africa, it won't be a surprise if we state (objectively) that this is the most heavenly spot on earth. The winelands are stunning, with dramatic mountains, lush rolling vineyards, and that African blue sky. Taste a bit of Africa!"
- MAN Vintners