Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Paul Cluver Estate Seven Flags 2010 95+ Points

Fifth vintage released, a confident and restraint offerings showing impressive purity of fruit, integral oak, tight core with bright focus, savory edge, layered complexity, airy and athletic style, persistent lenght, this is without a doubt Elgin district finest Pinot Noir ever release to date with no immediate competitors in the horizon, anytime soon, confirmation of the level of excellence achieved by this estate, firmly one of South Africa's and the New World most dynamic Pinot grower

Alcohol: moderate plus | 13.5 abv

Origin: Elgin

Notes: cherries | cranberries | orange peel | olive | porcini

Ideal drinking occasions: Romantic dinner out or very special occasions celebrations

Serve with: Duck a L'orange

Drink: now until 2022+