Charming little number, but didn’t blow my hair back. Had to be pretty special to match up to dinner made by my eleven year old son to be fair.
I’m afraid the sound of silence is down to me being a bit underwhelmed. As most of my ex girlfriends kindly told me, it’s not you it’s me, and as previously mentioned, I’m not the biggest Pinot Noir fan so it must be me especially as I’m a fan of other Oak Valley wines and […]
I’ve got a bit of a love hate relationship with South African Pinot Noir. They’re like a really sophisticated album that all the top music journos go mad for, you know it’s clever and talented but you’re not brave enough to admit that it leaves you feeling a bit dead inside. This one started badly. […]
Not sure why Oak Valley have dropped their old school labels for a catchy name and an painting of some sort of bok? Leave the animals to David Attenborough and make wine that looks old and stuffy. Bah humbug etc. My mood wasn’t helped by the fact that this was too young to be drinking […]
One of those wines that starts a war between my taste buds and my vocabulary to see which is the most limited. It smells like amazing wine. It tastes like it smells. Good. Gooder than lots of other wines. Great.
Imagine getting invited round to a new friend’s house. You GPS their address. As you get closer the real estate gets more and more impressive. You arrive at your destination and it has a drive way that would wrap round your house twice. As you drive up the driveway, that feeling of being way out of […]
Fairly oaky nose, but mercifully, not overly oaky to taste (also not too oaky if you end up snorting it because you got your nose too close when smelling it, but that’s another story).
Plums and cherries. Bit green round the edges but still slips down easily enough. Merlot/ cab Franc.