R Wines Grenache Barossa Valley Bitch 2005

Winemaker's Notes:

"Much like last year's inaugural vintage, the 2005 Bitch is loaded with pizzazz, maybe just a touch firmer. Appearance: Medium crimson to cranberry with a slight unfiltered haze, bright pink around the edges to match the label. Aromas: Raspberry, cherry, Belgian milk chocolate, Madagascar vanilla, and hints of nutmeg. Ripe and sweet-tart around the edges, dry on the tongue with youthful mild tannins that are just a bit gravelly. Chocolate covered raspberry and cherry flavors finish firmly with a hint of gravelly mineral and pepper, not to mention a real kick"". This red is on the money for what it's trying to be, and is arguably more effective than a box of Godiva chocolates at 1/3 the price. Outstanding value ($10). Closure: Screw cap. Alcohol content: 15%. Food pairing: A selection of artisan dried meats or a ""kick ass"" bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich served with a flavorful soup. """

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Snooth User: Wine Girl
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3.00 5
06/14/2007

It's heavy on cherries, a little bit of smoke and some oak. It's much more palatable than the last vintage. It's a wine I might even give to my girlfriends for a girl's night out. And that's the point, isn't it?


Snooth User: swred
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4.00 5
12/12/2007

Four glasses



"Much like last year's inaugural vintage, the 2005 Bitch is loaded with pizzazz, maybe just a touch firmer. Appearance: Medium crimson to cranberry with a slight unfiltered haze, bright pink around the edges to match the label. Aromas: Raspberry, cherry, Belgian milk chocolate, Madagascar vanilla, and hints of nutmeg. Ripe and sweet-tart around the edges, dry on the tongue with youthful mild tannins that are just a bit gravelly. Chocolate covered raspberry and cherry flavors finish firmly with a hint of gravelly mineral and pepper, not to mention a real kick"". This red is on the money for what it's trying to be, and is arguably more effective than a box of Godiva chocolates at 1/3 the price. Outstanding value ($10). Closure: Screw cap. Alcohol content: 15%. Food pairing: A selection of artisan dried meats or a ""kick ass"" bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich served with a flavorful soup. """

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