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    Top 5 Pinotage at the LCBO

    Café Culture Pinotage 2013 Bottle
    Café Culture Pinotage 2013
    Western Cape, South Africa
    944371
    Man Family Wines Bosstok Pinotage 2012 Bottle
    Man Family Wines Bosstok Pinotage 2012
    Coastal Region, South Africa
    The Grinder Pinotage 2013, Wo Swartland Bottle
    The Grinder Pinotage 2013, Wo Swartland
    Swartland, South Africa
    883991
    Fantail Pinotage 2012, Wo Stellenbosch Bottle
    Fantail Pinotage 2012, Wo Stellenbosch
    Stellenbosch, South Africa

    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.