Backsberg Pinotage 2018 - The Raleigh Wine Shop

Backsberg Pinotage 2020

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Region: Paarl, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
Grape(s): Pinotage
Winemaker: Alicia Rechner
Drinks Best: Now - 2 Years
The Back family moved to South Africa in the early 20th century from Lithuania as political and religious refugees. C.L. Back worked his way from dockhand to owning a butcher shop before selling it to buy a farm outside the town of Paarl. Under his son Sydney, they transitioned from peach orchards to vineyards growing a variety of grapes with the intent of making approachable everyday wines including a line of Kosher and Mevushal wines made under the strict supervision of the Cape Town Beth Din. The Pinotage is juicy and fruit-forward showing blackberry and maraschino cherry along with a hint of smoke and piquant spice.

Pairings:
Char Siu BBQ Pork 
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