Thursday, November 15, 2012

Vondeling Erica Voor-Paardeberg Shiraz 2009 85+ Points

Ruby red with slight garnet rim.

Clean, medium plus intensity, Northern Rhone cross Chateauneuf du  Pape profiling, ripe dark plums, complex black olives note, spicy, peppery, hints of nutmeg, subtle oaking with toasty character.

Dry, with medium plus acidity, fresh, more Syrah like on texture, delicate with medium tannins, savory, with integrated high alcohol of 14% abv, good lenght, from now until 2018.