Category: Red Wine

Bourgogne Wines – 2019 Quick Tasting

Below are some tasting notes made on the Bourgogne with geographical denomination trade tasting in 2019. Red 2015, Domaine Manuel Oliver Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits Vieilles Vignes Red – …

Jackfall Cabernet Franc Classic 2012

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Villany, Hungary. Grapes: Cabernet Franc Founded in 2001, this 13.5 hectare estate is co-owned by Gábor Jandrasics and Sára Elek. The wine …

Greystone Pinot Noir 2014

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Waipara, New Zealand. Grapes: Pinot Noir Greystone is an organic winery with vineyards planted on the Omihi hills in New Zealand. Here, …

Budureasca Premium Feteasca Neagra 2016

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Dealu Mare, Romania. Grapes: Feteasca Neagra It still surprises me that this wine is 14.5% ABV because it’s a smooth wizard. Feteasca …

Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Priorat 2016

★★★☆☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Catalunya, Spain. Grapes: Garnacha, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mazuela, Syrah I tried this with a sirloin steak earlier in January, so I have …

Terra Tangra Organic Winemaker’s Selection 2016

★★★☆☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Thracian Valley, Bulgaria. Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc Terra Tangra is Bulgaria’s first and only certified organic vineyard. It has …

Lismore Estate Reserve Syrah, Greyton, 2017

★★★★★ Pick! (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Greyton, South Africa. Grapes: Syrah Winemaker Samantha O’Keefe has pioneered viticulture in the cool climate region of Greyton in Western Cape, …

Lismore Estate Syrah 2016

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Cape South Coast, South Africa. Grapes: Syrah Winemaker Samantha O’Keefe makes my favourite South African Syrah, period. A mix of Greyton and …

Lismore Estate Pinot Noir 2017

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Cape South Coast, South Africa. Grapes: Pinot Noir Winemaker Samantha O’Keefe sources the grapes for her Pinot from Stanford, Walker Bay and …