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Peter May in his latest Pinotage club newsletter details a tasting comparing Pinotage from California, New Zealand and South Africa. I wonder if they have missed the unique style of South Africa Pinotage as they state that "Cape wines were marked down for high acidity and a 'dirty nosed' 'barnyardy' aspect, blamed on Brettanomyces, which "most California winemakers regard as undesirable and a product of poor winemaking."

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