Posts Tagged ‘Tobacco’

Mocali Rosso di Montalcino 2010 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Cherry with some leather notes on the nose Medium bodied on the palate More cherry, with savory notes and some tobacco Summary: This wine is a little bit flat and unispiring. The problem here is that Rosso di Montalcino is always a bridesmaid and never a bride.  By design and definition, it’s wine […]

Conde de Valdemar Rioja Reserva 2004 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Plum, cherry, and smoky notes on the nose Medium bodied on the palate Smooth layers of plum and tobacco on the finish, nicely integrated Summary: A style debate has ensued in the Rioja region of Spain lately with some wines showing an obvious modern, extracted style and others a more reserved, subtle style. […]

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 […]

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