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2015 Black Pearl Oro

Red Blend

  • South Africa
  • Coastal Region
  • Paarl
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • Optimus69prime Likes this wine: 90 points

    January 6, 2023 - Spice and pepper

  • WY Leonidas Likes this wine: 87 points

    November 1, 2018 - Concentrated ripe black fruits of plums and blackberry jam. Some nice spicy oak elements as well like cocoa and allspice. The aromas are a mix of the syrah and cab, with the syrah dominating the fore and mid palate with it's black fruit, olives and plums, the cab takes a back seat but comes through with some herbal notes. Overall this felt disjointed in its blend as well as the oak. Maybe time will be a friend here, though I'm skeptical. Still, a nice full bodied wine, though tough to pair with food.

  • Larsojam wrote: 85 points

    July 12, 2018 - Take it or leave it

  • Jstokes wrote:

    June 25, 2018 - Dark fruit, pepper, cement
    Might get better. Decant. Good value although didn’t like initially.

  • isaacjamesbaker wrote: 88 points

    March 13, 2018 - South African Tasting (Embassy of South Africa - Washington, DC): Rich aromas of plum cake, clove and coffee. Ripe black cherries and dark plum fruit. Rich fruit but laced with pepper, cocoa, roasted chestnut. A delicious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Black Pearl
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Oro
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country South Africa
  • Region Coastal Region
  • SubRegion Paarl
  • Appellation n/a
  • UPC Code 858441006088

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  • In Cellars 6 (40%)
  • Consumed 9 (60%)

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