Archive for June, 2010

Gabriel Meffre Cotes de Provence L’Aiguiere Rose 2009

Posted in Reviews on June 14, 2010 by Wineoceros

Provençal rosés are best enjoyed within two to three years of vintage. Made with Grenache, Syrah and Cinsault, this 2009 rosé has a fine nose of raspberry, citrus, garrigue and mineral. Dry and very zippy, this is an excellent palate-refresher on the back patio after a hard afternoon of yardwork, or relax and enjoy it with grilled chicken breasts or freshwater fish.
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#167577 $13.95

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RENWOOD “OLD VINE ZINFANDEL 2007

Posted in Reviews on June 14, 2010 by Wineoceros

WINEMAKER’S NOTES
The 2005 Old Vine Zinfandel is comprised of the best selection of Old Vine vineyard lots in the Shenandoah Valley, each adding its own nuance and complexity to the final blend. The 2005 Old Vine Zinfandel is brick red in color. The aromas are reminiscent of holiday spices, berry pie and cedar. The flavor has ripe fruit with a background of nutmeg and mace. The tannins are moderate and ripe. Aging in American Oak lends a note of vanilla and a hint of coffee bean to round out the mélange of flavors.

#425504 $19.95

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KILIKANOON

Posted in Reviews, Wine Folks with tags on June 12, 2010 by Wineoceros


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2007 Killerman’s Run Shiraz

Is in stores now!

Rich and powerful in both fruit flavour and palate persistence the ‘Killerman’s Run’ Shiraz offers outstanding value to those seeking a wine that will accompany a range of meats and fine foods. Small batches of Shiraz were selected from a range of premium South Australian vineyards then vinified by traditional winemaking methods and matured for up to two years in small French and American oak casks before careful blending and bottling unfiltered

Appearance: Intense brick red in colour with youthful crimson hues.

Nose: Ripe, bold and lifted Shiraz flavours predominate the nose with rich plum fruits and mocha supported by the French and American oak.

Palate: A sweet mid palate, soft tannins and warmth of character have created a wine with both power and finesse. This wine was made to showcase the unique flavours of Shiraz, the palate tends to be fruit driven but balanced and lengthened by older oak flavours.

Alcohol: 14.5% v/v