Nothing makes a sportsman look better than when he’s not playing for his team when they get a shellacking. Nothing makes the Laborie 2017 Merlot taste better than drinking the Laborie Cab 2017 right after drinking the Laborie Cab / Merlot 2017. It’s not unpleasant but lacks all the softness and subtlety of the blend.
Inexpensive cab / merlot blends are a ten a penny in SA. Most of them are drinkable, but you can usually taste tomorrow morning’s hangover coming. This on the other hand, has soft tannins, amazing flavour and the promise of a brighter tomorrow than the one promised by the R30 bottle with the quirky label […]