Weekly Twitter Wine Mini-Reviews Round-up for 2009-09-12

Vinted on September 12, 2009 binned in wine mini-reviews
  • 07 Penley 'Condor' Shiraz Cabernet (Coonawarra): Really dig the smokey overtones. Don't really dig the prevalent berry soda action, though. #
  • 08 Lander Jenkins 'Spirit Hawk' Chardonnay (CA): All is peachy with this crowd-pleaser – on the nose, on the palate, and on the wallet. #
  • 07 Black Box Shiraz (Central Coast, CA): Rough around the edges? A bit. fruity & pleasant? Yep. A good buy? Definitely. #
  • 06 O Fournier Alfa Crux Malbec (Mendoza): Spectacular – from dense sour cherry to Slim Jim, & everything in-between. This wine floored me. #
  • 07 Trapiche Broquel Torrontes (Cafayate Valley): A lot of flowers, a little bit of flab, and enough spices to stave off boredom. #
  • 07 Dme Jean Bousquet Malbec Reserva (Mendoza): Like being in a tobacco field, with a small kid intermittently lobbing blackberries at you! #
  • 06 Zuccardi 'Serie A' Bonarda (Mendoza): More jelly than jam, more good than bad, more not my style than… well, than my style… #
  • 06 Zuccardi Q Malbec (Mendoza): Big, tannic, and fruity. At less than $20, you *will* find friends who will suck this down at your next BBQ. #
  • 00 Etude Pinot Noir (Carneros): The bright red berry fruit is all up in your mix like Betty Crocker. But why be shy when you're this tasty? #

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