Archive for December, 2008

Barossa Valley Estate – ‘Ebeneezer’ Shiraz (2001)

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

This wine was past it’s peak with some bricking beginning to show in the colour. I’d held on for just a little too long. The nose was all over the shop and after about 3 hours had pretty much blown off, however the palate was surprisingly resilient. The black fruit was there a sort of […]

Casillero del Diablo – Carmenere 2007

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

The nose on this wine is pretty interesting, with the assistance of my pregnant supersniffer wife we’ve been able to get out of it the following smells leather (wet), vanilla, fresh (hot) bread, dark chocolate (lindt – 80%cocoa), coffee grounds, mulberry, (tiny teeny itty bitty vegemite), jersey caramel, hints of aniseed (going compared to when […]