Villa Tonino Rosé Blend 2008
The Tortoise Hill range derives its name from one of Glen Carlou’s most distinctive landmarks: a rocky hill in the shape of a giant tortoise. Created to add quality and enjoyment to contemporary living, the two vibrantly fruity wines are backed by the Glen Carlou promise of consistent quality. This wine is a rich strawberry pink with a hint of cranberry red. On the nose there's delicate rose petal aromas, ripe raspberry and cherry - very clean and fresh. On the palate soft acidity balances the clean dark fruit and ripe watermelon flavours. The finish is soft and dry with lingering dark berry fruits. A lovely light aperitif wine, enjoyed by itself or with a summer salad.
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This wine showed rich red fruits, yeasty baking bread and pepper on the nose. Juicy raspberry but not much else on the palate and a little dry on the finish. In comparison to the previous vintage, this wine falls short on both body and depth. Very drinkable and good for the price but not a repeat purchase for me.
Syrupy legs, apple, medium body and texture. Somewhat grassy like NZ Sauv Blanc and somewhat whole mouth feel like Calif Chard.
http://www.spittoon.biz/on_french_wine_and_food.html This Roussanne was superb; coupling a wonderful textural quality with a rich softness and long lasting finish. There has been a little oak aging I think with some lees stirring to add to the complexity
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The 2008 Sauvignon Blanc Reserva is a great value. It exhibits a fragrant bouquet of mineral, passion fruit, and citrus. This leads to a mouth-watering, vibrant, lengthy Sauvignon that way over-delivers for its humble price. Tabali is producing high quality wines from the newly developing cool-climate region of Limari.
Fresh, dry, and approachable, this rosé is made by a talented mother-daughter team. You'll love their style; travel to the south of France and you'll find the locals drinking rosés just like this one.
Color: dark red color. Nose: intense nose with notes of black berries and spicy aromas like pepper. Mouth: This medium to full-bodied wine is still yet very fresh and elegant and allies unctuous tannins to flavors or red and black berries with a touchspice.
This lively red shows black cherry and coffee flavors - fresh, clean and balanced. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.
Tabali Viognier Reserva 2008: empf. Trinktemperatur 6-8°C, lagerfähig 2 - 4 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2008Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Valle de LimaríWeingut: TabaliRebsorte: 100% ViognierRestzucker: Restsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 13,5 % Weißwein
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