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Three South African wines this week, following a terrific tasting at Hart House, University of Toronto, on Tuesday.

African Terroir Tribal Merlot 2003
$9 (LCBO has the 2002 vintage, 2003 arriving soon)
Dense purple colour; vanilla and cherry nose; medium-bodied, fruit forward, sweet blackberry flavour with a floral note. ***½
Food match: BBQ ribs; hamburger

Douglas Green Bellingham Shiraz 2003
$13.10 (General release)
Dense purple colour; smoky, tarry, vanilla and blackberry nose; medium-bodied, lovely smoky, eucalyptus, blackberry flavour with lively acidity. ****
Food match: pepper steak; smoked turkey

Graceland Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
$25.50 (Consignment warehouse – purchase by the case only from Small Winemakers 416-463-7178; email peterw@smallwinemakers.ca)
This is a magnificent wine that combines stylish red Bordeaux character with new World fruit expression. Deep ruby colour; cedar, red berry nose; medium-bodied, elegant, lovely well-extracted cherry-berry flavours; well balanced and firmly structured. *****
Food match: rack of lamb; duck breast

 

 

 

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