Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thread Lightly by Backsberg Western Cape Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 82 points

Packaged in a PET bottle.

Discovered on a BA flight to Cape Town, dark, expressive of variety, richly textured with concentrated juicy blackcurrant, cassis, blueberries, warm profile with possibly high alcohol of over 14% abv? further magnifiedby the altitude effect, full bodied, creamy tannins, moderate acidity, fresh, some residual sugar, well made.