Paola T.

Paola T.

92 posts

  • Vina Pomal Crianza 2008 2 years ago Vina Pomal Crianza 2008
    Vina Pomal Crianza '08. A scrunchy red satin ribbon. Fresh, brambles.
  • Sesti Grangiovese 2009 2 years ago Sesti Grangiovese 2009
    Sesti Grangiovese '09. 100% Sangiovese. Mid-weight but lucious. Pure, red-cherry driven with a dark earthy undertow.
  • Kalecik Karasi 2009 2 years ago Kalecik Karasi 2009
    Vinkara Kaleck Karasi 09. Mid-weight & fruity, cherry candy & burnt sugar himts on palate. Fine with lamb tagine.
  • Languedoc 2010 2 years ago Languedoc 2010
    A fat peach, cantaloupe melon & raw almond medley made by Languedoc producer Jean Claude Mas for Sainsbury's. £7.99.
  • Fie Gris 2 years ago Fie Gris
    Fie Gris 2010. Sauvignon Gris from the Loire. Hawthorne, white grapefruit, wet granite, quite weighty mouthfeel.
  • Palataia Pinot Grigio 2011 2 years ago Palataia Pinot Grigio 2011
    Palataia Pinot Grigio 2011. A ripe, rounded PG from Germany with 15% Pinot Bianco. Juicy orchard fruits & citrus finish.
  • La 50/50 Wine 2 years ago La 50/50 Wine
    La 50/50 2009 Minervois. Damsons, cherries, licorice & coal tar. Unoaked, perky, mineral, tad spicy. Drank with lamb.
  • La Bastide Blanche Bandol 2008 2 years ago La Bastide Blanche Bandol 2008
    La Bastide Blanche 2008 Bandol. Deep red downy perfumed rose petals with a bit of stalk and a slug of soil.
  • Le Mas Des Masques Silex Chardonnay 2 years ago Le Mas Des Masques Silex Chardonnay
    Les Silex. Powerful NV Cote D'Or-style Rhone Chardonnay. Toast, smoke, nuts, vegetal hints with sharp citrus seam.
  • Ko Vin De Table Francau 2 years ago Ko Vin De Table Francau
    Puzelat 'Ko' 08. Fruity, funky Loire Malbec. Natural. Deeper & softer 2nd night. Needs a rough pork pate or stew.
  • Men De Mencia 2 years ago Men De Mencia
    Men de Mencia 2007. Suave, silky but international. Vanilla oak dominant. Pleasant to drink but not distinctive.
  • Cuatro Pasos Mencia 2010 2 years ago Cuatro Pasos Mencia 2010
    Cuatro Passos Mencia 2010. Cranberries, raspberries, dried cherries, white pepper. Fruity in a masculine way.
  • Tesch Deep Blue 2009 2 years ago Tesch Deep Blue 2009
    Tesch Deep Blue 09. Still blanc de noirs. Onionskin colour. Strawberries, redcurrants. Creamy. Savoury whiff. Different
  • Casa Coste Plane 2 years ago Casa Coste Plane
    Casa Coste Piane bottle fermented undisgorged Prosecco. Light floral nose, salty, herbaceous, citrus peel taste.
  • Ermacora Schioppettino 2009 2 years ago Ermacora Schioppettino 2009
    Ermacora Schioppettino 2009. Dried cherries, tar, black pepper. Mid-weight, deep ruby colour, slub silk texture.
  • Poggiotondo Toscana Bianco 2009 2 years ago Poggiotondo Toscana Bianco 2009
    Poggiotondo Bianco 2009. Aromatic, clean, simple Tuscan white blend. Nettles, grass, minerals.
  • Skerk Vitovska 2 years ago Skerk Vitovska
    Skerk Vitovska 09. Jasmine & perry nose, slightly funky (it's natural). Cantaloupe melon, salt & hay on palate. Friuli.
  • Mount Pleasant Lovedale 2005 2 years ago Mount Pleasant Lovedale 2005
    Mount Pleasant Lovedale Semillon 05. Heading to a frisky middle age. Limes, straw, wax, hint of smoke. Still quite tight
  • Mas La Chevaliere 2008 2 years ago Mas La Chevaliere 2008
    Mas La Chevaliere Vignoble Peyroli 09. Plump uncomplicated Chard +15% Viognier. Stonefruit, chamomile, some minerals.
  • Brokenwood Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz 1997 2 years ago Brokenwood Graveyard Vineyard Shiraz 1997
    Brokenwood Graveyard Shiraz 1997. Dark crunchy plums, menthol, mocha. Sweet tannins. Firm, smooth body. 13% ABV.
  • De Castelnau Brut 2000 2 years ago De Castelnau Brut 2000
    De Castelnau Brut 2000. Soft apples, lemon peel, hay, lightly-toasted nuts, hint of butterscotch. Round & balanced.