Hawes J.

Hawes J.

71 posts

  • Lindemans Shiraz 2009 3 years ago Lindemans Shiraz 2009
    A really great plum flavor for a cheap wine - 3/5
  • Blackstone Cabernet Sauvignon 3 years ago Blackstone Cabernet Sauvignon
    Strong with lots of flavor, but a bit of a rotten end to it :(
  • Archetype Shiraz 2006 3 years ago Archetype Shiraz 2006 Recommended
    Beautiful plum undertone with a splash of vanilla in the aftertaste. Balanced nicely.
  • Alamos Malbec 3 years ago Alamos Malbec
    Not exciting alone, but good one paired with something of strong flavor.
  • Poets Row 2008 3 years ago Poets Row 2008
    Flavor not well accompanied by the acidity - though, a predictable quality for $7-
  • La Finca Malbec 2010 3 years ago La Finca Malbec 2010
    Seems to have a good blackberry undercurrent and notably lasting sweet aftertaste. Not extremely impressed, but worth $4
  • Vintjs Pinot Noir 3 years ago Vintjs Pinot Noir
    A sweet start with a berry Jammy finish - great with bread
  • Gascon Malbec 2009 3 years ago Gascon Malbec 2009 Recommended
    Wonderfully soft and fruity with a subtle, but terrific finish, which I'm guessing is black cherry
  • Hamilton Stevens Pinot Noir 2009 3 years ago Hamilton Stevens Pinot Noir 2009
    Delicate, low acidity flavor. Not a powerful flavor, but still a delight
  • Red Bicyclette Pinot Noir 2009 3 years ago Red Bicyclette Pinot Noir 2009
    Very light start with a brilliant jammy finish - I believe this is one I will get again very soon!
  • 7 Deadly Zins Zinfandel 3 years ago 7 Deadly Zins Zinfandel
    Pretty good for a cheapo I suppose
  • Francis Coppola Rosso 3 years ago Francis Coppola Rosso
    Strong berry flavor, pretty acidic too. Great for a party, but forgettable.
  • Provenance 3 years ago Provenance
    Bitter, strong and musky - no berries I bet, but good if u like it hard
  • Archeo Sicilia Nero D'avola 3 years ago Archeo Sicilia Nero D'avola
    Jammy aftertaste with a horrifically acidic punch at the start - almost carbonated - not recommended!
  • Il Valore Sangiovese 3 years ago Il Valore Sangiovese
    A yummy full-bodied red with some subtle berry flavor. Nothing exciting or risky, but not a disappointment either.
  • Santa Barbara Chardonnay 3 years ago Santa Barbara Chardonnay
    Santa Barbara Landing (2009). Chardonnay $5 at Trader Joes. A tasty, but forgetful flavor.
  • Monte Ducay Red Wine Reserva 2005 3 years ago Monte Ducay Red Wine Reserva 2005
    Monte Ducay (2005). Trader Joes $5. Excellent flavor - black berries maybe. Little aroma or acidity - maybe watered down
  • Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009 3 years ago Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009
    Kono (2009). Sauvignon Blanc (Marlborough, New Zealand). Trader Joes $9. Wonderful aroma with exciting taste. No cork...
  • Crane Lake Petite Syrah 3 years ago Crane Lake Petite Syrah
    Crane Lake (2008). Petite Syrah (Napa & Sonoma). Sweet and soft but really lacking - not well balanced with quick finish
  • Bogle Chardonnay 2007 3 years ago Bogle Chardonnay 2007
    Bogle (2008). Chardonnay (Clarksburg, CA). Extremely delicate with a witty taste - recommended.
  • Crane Lake Pinot Noir 2009 3 years ago Crane Lake Pinot Noir 2009
    Crane Lake (2009). Pinot Noir (Napa & Sonoma). A soft, delicate and sweet taste with little aroma or aftertaste.