Name: Indwe Pinotage
Variety: 100% Pinotage
Country: South Africa
Critic Notes: “A disclaimer: I have never cared much for Pinotage, the indigenous South African grape variety, but this 2013 Pinotage from Indwe, named after the country’s national bird, the blue crane, comes across like a light Pinot Noir. Subtle notes of cherries, spice and forest floor are followed by a round, light to medium-bodied, pure, seductive, well-crafted wine.” Drink now-2016. -Robert Parker
My Notes: I kind of want to go to a class where they isolate each aroma because I got a foody smell again but I still don’t know what it is. It’s unpleasant and after the quizzes this week, it’s got me thinking that it just might be toe fungus. Just kidding. Maybe. I didn’t like this wine at all. The taste was earthy, tart, and acidic. It was also a little “groundy” like the Purple Paws wines from week 1. Would not drink again.
I did not have this with food.