Tuesday, 8 September 2009

TN : Simonsig Tiara 2006, Stellenbosch, South Africa

This wine is a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon and 32% Merlot. The wine spent 18 months in oak of which 95% was new French and the rest American oak; 64% of the American oak was new.

This is yet another red wine from South Africa with burnt rubber notes.

Colour : Deep dark red, blue hues

Aroma : Herbs, blackcurrant, plums, tobacco, smoke

Taste : Plums, blackcurrant, burnt rubber, coffee, fruity

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 149 SEK

Mark : C

Website : Simonsig

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