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Chateau Tanunda Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 review by (PB)

No label available that I could find! Black cherry hue sets off the bouquet of GREEN pepper, what little bit of fruit there, blackberry edges through the GREEN aromas with smokey charcoal and mint on the end. Palate–Sweet, zesty acid with hotter than blazes berries. Quick finish. Uh, OK then, a bit hard to judge…

La Segreta Il Rosso 2015 review by (PB)

Brighter, lighter cherry hue Bouquet–Bright fruity, tart pie cherry, stale bread crumbs, a hint of chocolate covered cherry, sweet dusty powder, seriously reminding me of Nebbiolo. Palate–Austere,cherry, chewy with mouth watering acidity. I just cracked this open so it needs to breathe.  Right now it is quite closed but I am hoping it will open…

Blandy’s Madeira “Rainwater” (NV) review by (PB)

Light amber hue Bouquet- Sweet with mega-nutty aromas, and zesty gentle spice Palate–Thick,sweet, Macadamia nuts big time with walnut finish. Nice acidic backbone with a long finish. Madeira was styled quite by mistake as the wines were being shipped from the island of Madeira to the American colonies.  In the course of shipping the wines…

Maquis Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 review by (PB)

Hue–Stable, garnet with good pigmentation Bouquet–Mint, ripe plum and blackberry, cedar and a hint of creamed cocoa Palate–Tart, a touch watery, chewy and overall, not very good. Slight charcoal finish. This Chilean Cab was marked down to $9 from $25 or more if I remember and I can see why.  It is not a product…