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Three good value South African reds this week.

Fairview Goats Do Roam Red 2011 (Paarl)
$12.95 (LCBO #718940)
Deep ruby colour; peppery blackberry, smoky nose; juicy fruit, dry and savoury. Good value . **** (87)
Food match: burgers, pizza

Post House Blueish Black Blend 2010 (Stellenbosch)
$14.30 (LCBO #226639)
Deep purple-black colour; spicy, peppery, floral, blackberry nose with an oaky note; lovely mouth feel, elegant and muscular with a firm finish. Great value ****½ (89)
Food match: steak; lamb chops

Boekenhoutskloof Porcupine Ridge Syrah Viognier 2010 (Coastal region)
$16.95 (Vintages #79442)
Northern Rhône style, smoky blackberry nose with a herbal note; full on the palate, dry and savoury with a bitter chocolate finish. Lively acidity, full-bodied. ****½ (89+)
Food match: beef casserole; old cheddar

 

 

 

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