Saturday, 26 September 2020

Simonsig Tiara 2016, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Leather, toasty oak, tobacco, cinamon, blackcurrants, plums, cherries. Very Bordeaux like. Drying tannins on finish. Could be better on three years.

Mark: B-

Friday, 25 September 2020

Frog's Leap Chardonnay 2017, Napa Valley, California, USA

Oak, butter, green apples, pineapple, peach.

Mark: C

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

J. Lohr South Ridge Syrah 2017, Past Robles, California, USA

Blackberry, plums, cherries, toasty oak, liqourice finish, black pepper, smooth.

Mark: B

Friday, 18 September 2020

Heinrich Leithaberg Chardonnay 2017, Burgenland, Austria

Lemon, lime, apricot, pineapple, oak, nutty.

Mark: A-

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

El Esteco Malbec 2019, Valles Calchaquies, Argentina

Oak, blackberry, plums, liqourice, simple but decent for the price.

Mark: C+

Monday, 14 September 2020

Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2018, D.O. Aconcagua Costa, Chile

Great value. Strawberries and cherries. Oak and liqourice. Earthy finish. Violets on the nose.

Mark: B-

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Seppeltsfield Barossa Shiraz 2018, Barossa Valley, Australia

Blackberries, plums, leather, underlying white pepper, liqourice finish. A bit boring after a bit.

Mark: C