November, 2008 browsing by month


Baron De Lay – Finca

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Vintage: 2004
Type: Tempranillo
Country: Spain

This wine is amazing. Great full bodied oaky taste with lovely vanilla and blackberry flavours. Highly Recommended!

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Rosemount GSM

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Vintage: 2003
Type: Grenache Syrah Mourvedre
Country: McLaren Vale – Australia

Another amazing wine. Full Bodied and Oaky, with great flavours. Highly recommended.

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Castillo De Calatrava

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Vintage: 2001
Type: Tempranillo
Country: La Mancha – Spain

This win was quite disappointing for the price. I found nothing special about it.

Dragon Tree

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Vintage: 2005
Type: Blend
Country: Wester Cape – South Africa

Flagstone Dragon Tree is a blend of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Pinotage, 10% Merlot, 10% Cab franclinks, 6% Shiraz, and 4% Petit Verdot.

What a combination! Full bodied and strong. Great flavours and smoky overtones.

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Yellow Tail Merlot

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Vintage: 2007
Type: Merlot
Country: Australia

This is a very good drinking wine. Great flavours and quite resonably priced. Those Aussies have done it again!

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Casillero del Diablo – Cabernet Sauvignon

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Vintage: 2005
Type: Cabernet Sauvignon
Country: Chile

This is a great wine, and won an award for this year. It is fruity and full with a great balanced taste. Recommended.


Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Vintage: 2006
Type: Cabernet Carmenere
Country: Chile

Good wine, easy to drink and a good flavour. The Cabernet Carmenere is a very interesting mix.