A nice note of cured meats with a strong tea note then some spicy wood tones and plenty of white pepper tinged black plum and crystallized black berry fruits and even an edge of dried rose. Inky on the palate with an extracted feel up front. Nicely tannic with good supporting acids and a definite milk chocolate read more...and toast top note to the black fruits. This thins out noticeably on the mid-palate turning a bit dilute yet redeems itself with a moderately long finish with a bit of spice complimenting lurking blackberry fruits with a lovely brisk mineral finale that cleanses the mouth. Not fruity and eminently drinkable 87pts Barbecue Quaffing Value!Snag a bottle. I don't think you'll be disappointed. Surprisingly full-bodied for such an affordable wine.
Saturday, April 24, 2010
parducci petite sirah
Am currently enjoying a glass (bottle). One of the better, cheaper wines I've had in the last several months. Saw this online review from Snooth and thought it was spot-on: