Archive for the 'Australia' Category

Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay 2002

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

A nice, easy going chardonnay, golden in color, intense white peach and melon fruit with a subtle hint of nutty oak. The palate comes with a tangy citrus component that gives this wine a great finesse. The texture is soft and creamy and balanced by a fresh acid finish. Very nice on it’s own or [...]

Rosemount Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

Sunday, July 2nd, 2006

A blackcurrant nose, hints of sweet spice. Oaky berry taste, quite sweet and strong (13.5%). Nice, elegant finish. Beautifly accompanied our chicken teriyaki dish. This is what the experts said about it: Dark berry fruit flavours follow from the nose with hints of menthol and sweet spice. Nutty, toasty oak provides a complex backbone and [...]

Jacob’s Creek Grenache Shiraz

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

I owe much to Australian wines and specially Jacob’s Creek. Their wines were one of the first ones that I was confident in – I knew I could enter a wine store and be sure that I’ll get out with a wine I’ll enjoy if I get one of them, this is specially the case [...]

Wakefield Shiraz 2004

Friday, May 19th, 2006

From the Australian Clare Valley comes this rich, full bodied, strong Shiraz. It is 14.5% alcohol, with a rich fruity/spicy aroma. The palate delivers everything the aroma promises – a creamy and luscious wine with rich plum and spice characters. The tannins are fine and persistent, well balanced. Tried it with Camembert and Comte, nothing [...]