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Milton Merlot 2008

Very odd smell, maybe a bit of tobacco with a whiff of old tramp. Fortunately the taste is way better. Soft, warm and inviting, like an enormous quilt on a cold night (or, for the antipodeans, a well groomed sheep). Hints of marmite and dark fruits. Much more robust, and able to take care of […]

Bilton Shiraz 2005

Beautiful deep purple colour but not much to smell or taste. Had it with a very mild chicken curry. Maybe needed something more robust? On the plus side, got this for a good price!