Inky-dark garnet/crimson color; black cherry, blackberry, mint on the nose; dark cherry, dark fruits, plum, black currant tang, chip of chocolate on the palate. Continue reading “Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2013”
Cherry color with some translucence; black cherry, blackberry on the nose; black cherry, plum, spice, cola, blackcurrant, oak on the palate.
Continue reading “Lindeman’s Bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon South East Australia 2015”
Inky dark color; red cherry, dark fruits, oak, vanilla on the nose; chocolate, dark fruits, blackberry jam, oak, cedar on the palate.
Continue reading “19 Crimes Red Wine 2015”
Yellow color; lime, lemon, honeysuckle, on vivid nose; lime, citrus, some vegetable elements, and some oiliness (a verdelho grape characteristic when it has some aging) on the palate. Continue reading “Woop Woop Verdelho 2009”
Recently Jacob’s Creek, a top wine maker in Australia and the pioneer winemaker in the legendary Barossa Valley, invited wine writers to a virtual tasting. These are always enjoyable, so I happily received the five wines sent by Jacob’s Creek and joined in the online tasting. Continue reading “Jacob’s Creek Winery”
Inky ruby-purple color; liquorice and spice on the nose; chocolate and dark red fruits, cola, mint, jam on the palate. Continue reading “Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz 2nd Vintage”
Inky purple color; blackberry, plum on the nose; red fruits, cherry, big red fruit flavors on the palate. Continue reading “Jacob’s Creek Two Lands Shiraz 2014”
Inky color; blackberry, clove caramel nose; big body with big black fruit, plum, blackberry, reserved oak on the palate. Continue reading “Jacob’s Creek Reserve Shiraz Barossa 2014”
Light green-tinged yellow color; white peach, pear, apple on the nose; ripe pear, lemon, lime, golden delicious apple on the palate. Continue reading “Jacob’s Creek Two Lands Pinot Grigio 2015”
Very light straw green color; lemon, citrus, pear on the nose; lime, apple, pear on the palate. Continue reading “Jacob’s Creek Classic Pinot Grigio 2015”