This is a delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley. Shows a great nose with lots of licorice notes. So interesting.
Dry on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherry, raisins, dried figs, tobacco, chocolates, coffee, mocha, cola and light pencil lead.
I had it a year and a half ago and it is aging very nicely. Will continue to age nicely in the next 10 years.
Long finish with round tannins and tangy cherries.
This Single Vineyard is interesting, rich, elegant and stylish.
Tasty right out of the bottle and much better after 3 hours of airtime, so be patient.
Lovely wine from a great vintage. Just Delicious.
15.2% alcohol by volume.
$90. — a month ago
What a fun wine! Light and bright with some depth. Love it chilled on a warm day or in general!!
If you know someone who typically only drinks white wine this would be a great transition to red appreciation! — a month ago
Medium to full crimson in colour. I love GSM - or as this wine is SGM with Shiraz predominant. Spicy Tarry red berry aromas. All the varieties blend well here but overall it is very Barossa. John Duval, the winemaker, was once Penfolds Chief Winemaker from 1986 to 2002. There have only been 4 Penfolds Grange winemakers - Max Schubert (creator in 1951), Don Ditter, John Duval and now Peter Gago the current Chief Winemaker since 2002. A wine that goes well with food or has the substance to do equally well on its own. — a month ago
Light ruby color. Served this slightly chilled. Currants and figs on the nose. I’d say medium acidity. Tart raspberry, tart cherry on the palate. More currants on the palate as it warms up.￼. I’m not sure if this is supposed to be a rosé or not. But it’s yummy for early evening drinking on the deck. Thumbs up. ￼ — 14 days ago
Finished this tonight. Wonderful. Drink ability of merlot with richness of of cab. Really enjoyable especially with cheese. — 22 days ago
Yummy skin contact Albariño. Has the hard edge I like of meinklang orange. Wine + Rock Shop. — a month ago
Popped and poured. Deep straw color with a persistent mousse. On the nose, this Champagne has autolytic and oxidative notes of almond breakfast croissants and marzipan with lemon curd. That palate is quite rich with citrus and nuts. I must admit that all of my previous experiences with Duval Leroy has been with the standard blue label Brut NV which does not carry the Premier Cru designation so take the following comments with a grain of salt. Based off the color, flavor profile, and the fact that cork did not expand after being extracted, I am left to wonder if this wine has seen some years of age. Unfortunately, there is no disgorgement data to be found and the date code is all gibberish to me. Regardless, a perfectly nice bottle of Champagne if you like those more oxidative qualities. — a month ago