Posts Tagged ‘Tannins’

Turley 2007 Napa Zinfandel moore “earthquake” vineyard wine review by Billy

Nose: roses, fruit and earth on the nose.Palate: Tight tannins and young feeling still.  Acid tussles with the tannin for supremacy in a velvet ring.  Floral flavors here too.  Medium body but definitely still tasting young.Finish: Long and minerally.Overall:  I paid list price for this at a wine store several years ago ($56).  Tonight seems […]

Rosemount Estate Balmoral 2002 Syrah Wine Review by Billy

Nose: Earthy spiced tobacco and plum and wood smoke.Palate: Incredibly smooth.  Silk wrapped around tight acid core.  Firm tannins are pleasant.Finish: Soft finish with lingering pitted cherry flavors and .Overall: I paid $23.50 for this 2002 Australian Syrah (Shiraz).  This was a substantially discounted price (almost 50%).  The wine comes from the McLaren Vale in […]

Chateau Machorre 2005 wine review by (PB)

Black cherry hue with presence; Bouquet–Loads of minty eucalyptus on a subdued spicy dark berry fruit frame. Palate–A hint of frontal cocoa but quickly fleeting leaving a pure beam of old world black cherry fruit in this Bordeaux Superior from the fabled vintage of 05. Decent finish that hangs on a bit. This previously reviewed […]

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