A Mclaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon that garnered some pretty high scores from the pro’s. I thought it was really good as well! Inky in the glass it developed some interesting aromas after swirling around. Cassis and black fruits with some earth came through for me. On the first taste I was taken aback by the smoothness of the wine. Big, complex and layered with blackberry, blueberry, cassis and a dose of eucalyptus make this a delicious wine. Silky smooth tannins and a touch of acidity make it a delight to drink. I reckon this wine has years ahead of it but is drinking nicely now.
I bought Moxie a large cast iron frying pan recently, we cooked some amazing NY Strips with it and I composed a Port and Mustard sauce that was out of this world. The wine was impeccable with the dinner, but was great all by itself whilst I was cooking. Highly recommended but pricey at $75. The man himself gave this wine a 96, others went 93 and 89. I am thinking its a 91 pointer and worthy of 4 stars. Salut….