Tuesday, November 19, 2013

One Man Band by Iona 2008 90 Points

Lifted, Darjeeling black tea scented, showy style, jammy, stewed fruit with matchstick complexity, intense, plush, 6 way blends of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Mouvedre and Viognier, with vineyard farmed according to Biodynamic principles, an expression of Iona terroir, expect more greatness from future vintages of OMB.

Alcohol: high | 14 % abv

Origin: Elgin

Notes: dark red fruits | plums pudding | black olives| leather | game

Ideal drinking occasions: winter

Serve with: thyme scented grilled rib eye, bone marrow and Bordelaise sauce

Drink: now (benefit from being aerated for 2 hours) until 2021