Goats do Roam 2002 South Africa Red Wine ($8.99)
A blend allegedly chosen by a herd of goats that broke into Charles Back's vineyards and ate grapes at random, this Rhone-style red is actually made from a blend of grapes that varies from year to year. The newly arrived 2002 contains Pinotage, Shiraz, Cinsaut, Grenache and Carignan in undisclosed proportions. Dark ruby in color with reddish glints, it shows spicy black-plum aromas with just a hint of earthiness. Its ripe, peppery and plummy flavor is shaped by tangy, lemon-squirt acidity. US Importer: Vineyard Brands, Birmingham, Ala. (Jun 11, 2003)

FOOD MATCH: Went very well with a dish made to match, an African-style chicken stew with peppers, tomatoes and peanuts.

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