Archive for February, 2008

Jim Barry – Three Little Pigs Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec(Clare Valley) 2004

Friday, February 29th, 2008

This interesting blend of Shiraz, Cab Sauv and Malbec is rather tasty but beginning to show its age. Smell – hint of menthol, red fruit and red berries. Taste – Chunky wine with a great weight and phenomenal finish. Black fruits and berries up front, some slightly sour(this was nice, somewhat juicy) fruit and spices […]

Wynns Coonawarra Estate – Shiraz (2006)

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

2005 Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz – Australia, South Australia, Limestone Coast, Coonawarra (2/22/2008)This is a pop and pour – decanted for 4 hours and all the nice nose blew away :(, at the end left with strong menthol – which completely overshadowed hints of blueberry, plum and liquorice. Hints of cream and vanilla on the […]

Unofficial WLTV rip off segment! (Hugh Hamilton Sangiovese Blend 2005)

Monday, February 4th, 2008

This was an effort to promote and encourage trying of different wines at my work, along with getting people to have a look at WLTV. Email I sent out: Welcome – to the rip off of wine library TV, I am your host malliemcg!Today – just for you we have the WLTV ( http://tv.winelibrary.com/ ) […]

Seaview – Pinot Noir/Chardonnay Brut – Traditional Method (1999)

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Nose – Hints of multi grain toast with a lemon or lime butter with the ever tiniest whiff of nutmeg and cinnamon. Palate – explosion of little bubbles, nice sour apple with citrusy flavours and the yeasty notes that one would expect from a “methode traditionelle”, slight nuttiness ending with a wonderfully refreshing acidic crispness […]