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This is a 95 hectare property bought by Kim and Mark Longbottom in 1992 and called Henry's Drive after the owner of the 19th century mail coach service that once ran through the area.They make a selection of wines– Description from duncan 906
This is hugely aromatic with jammy ripe black fruits, leafy herbal notes and plenty of toasty, smoky, mocha scented oak. In the mouth this oozes power with rich, deep, spicy licorice and coffee toned accents to the core of plum pudding and blackberry f...
Varietals Produced by Parson's Flat View all
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
History of the grape: Petite Syrah is often confused with its parent grape, Syrah, but it has been identified as a se...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
Parson's Flat on Snooth
I'm new to posting about wine, actually this is my first wine post. Tonight I opened this bottle wine, Parson's Flat 2008, thinking it was an inexpensive table wine due to the screw cap. Gave myself a nice little pour. First sip blown away, hey what is this , goggled the bottle to inform myself. Not the bargain bin wine I had thought. I love thi... Read More
I have finally got my hands on some Californian WinesJustin 08 Justification 65% Cab Franc 35% Merlot - Paso RoblesZD 08 California Chardonnay - Napa ValleyGroth 07 Cabernet Sauvignon - Oakville Napa ValleyFlowers 08 Pinot Noir - Sonoma CoastI am keen to get opinions on what I should expect from these wines.Also what you would eat with these win... Read More
I've just read an article on this, asking the question ' Is this Spain's Greatest wine?''.There are far wiser people out there to comment and the closest i'll ever get is to read about it.As the article states no wine in the world is worth a price tag of £250+ a bottle or is it?Love to know your comments and has anyone tried it.http://catavino.... Read More
I have been spoiled, living in the throes of one of the world's famous wine countries. It seems, I have become a California glutton of sorts... Don't get me wrong, I HAVE tasted wonderful wines out of the area, but that has been an infrequent experience at best. I want to venture out.. out of the sun, the redwoods, the pacific,.... uuhh.. do I... Read More
In our last Wine 101 email, we talked about the science of how Oak affects a wines texture, through the introduction of oxygen, in rather simple terms. We began to look at the differing types of oak and their attributes, but did not explore how each effects the flavors of a wine. That is a question with a very nuanced answer. There are two dist... Read More