Monthly Archives: February 2010

Vine Cliff Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Wild berries and mocha on the noseFull bodied and richly textured on the palateModerately tannic with blackberry and toffee on the finishSummary:Here’s a nice wine that’s still very youthful. If you have some in your cellar, you’re fortunate. You will be rewarded by patience as this continues to develop nicely. The flavor profile is…

Schild Estate Barossa Shiraz 2007 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes:Plum, black tea, and cherry on the noseFinely textured on the palateRed berries, licorice, and spice on the finishSummary:Here’s a well made Australian Shiraz from the Barossa Valley. It exhibits nice fruit, good balance, and has a fine texture on the palate that makes for easy drinking. For some reason, I’ve seen this recently…