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Black Pearl Oro 750ml 2013
Sku: 31034
Rich ruby tones, hints of clove and spices; plum, dark berries and licorice flavors are enjoyed on the palette.
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Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: South Africa
Region: Coastal Region
Sub-Region: Paarl
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon,Syrah
Type: Still wine
Reg. $19.54
On Sale $16.99
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Vinous 88 points - (58% Shiraz and 42% Cabernet Sauvignon): Bright medium red. Redcurrant, tobacco, smoke, spices, herbs and menthol on the nose, plus a liqueur-like suggestion. Fat, sweet and fairly full, with juicy red fruit and spice flavors showing thorough ripeness but also a bit of medicinal restraint. The liqueur-like quality repeats on the ripely tannic, slightly dusty finish. Reportedly still the most popular wine-by-the-glass South African wine at Disneyworld in Orlando.  (Jun 2015)

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Rich ruby tones, hints of clove and spices; plum, dark berries and licorice flavors are enjoyed on the palette.
Wine maker notes
Now with a name like Black Pearl and a sassy Cab/Shiraz blend, you might be forgiven if you thought this was Australian Pirate wine. But, you would be a bit off the mark. This surprising blend from South Africa is made by American, Mary-Lou Nash.

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Bread and butter are flavors and aromas that develop through the winemaking process either through the use of oak fermentation and aging or malolactic fermentation (MLF). Both affect flavor, aroma, and texture in the finished wine. As winemakers, these are our “bread & butter” techniques in the cellar - that which we depend on to craft great fruit into great wine. Our goal is to enhance and compliment, through winemaking, what happens in the vineyard. Like the preparation of a great meal, a chef must start with great ingredients, but the mastery in the kitchen will separate a good dish from a great one.