Tobacco leaf, cured sweet dried sausage and green peppercorns overpower the black cherry and currant fruit tones, making this an earth- and spice-driven style of Pinotage. The fruit, more skin than flesh, shows a touch more in the lush, firmly structured mouth, but the spicy core dominates yet again on the close.
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Managing Editor, Print, and Tasting Director
Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).