21 September 2009

Twitter Wine Review - August 2009

Another little social experiment. Jot down every bottle of wine I taste with a short comment and rating. The theory is, search my Twitter archives by wine brand for a quick lookup history of what I like and don't like. Theoretically.

Enjoy!

My Wine Review List:

Raka Quinary 2005. Young, smooth-ish, unremarkable, quite drinkable. 6/10. #wine

Backsberg Sauvignon Blanc 2009. Fruity. Not bad. 5/10. #wine

Swartland Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2008. 6/10. Fruity but a little tart. #wine

IV Louisvale Pinotage 2001. 7/10. Very soft, very smoky, a little smooth. #wine (thanks @gavinmoffat )

Plaisir De Merle Cabernet Sauvignon 1995. 7/10. No distinctive taste but oh so smooth. #wine

Vergelegen 2006 Mill Race Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot. 8/10. Blackberries. Rhubarb. Driftwood. #wine

Meerlust Merlot 1998. 9/10. So woody, you wish you were the wood. #wine

Jacobsdal Pinotage 2004. Fine wine, could be fuller. 7/10. #wine

Porcupine Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2009. Needs ice. Made better by outdoor environment and sun. 5/10. #wine

Lambrusco Rosso Frizzante Secco. Bubbly red, tantalising, refreshing lunch wine. 8/10. #wine

Iona Sauvignon Blanc 2008. Citrus nose, crisp, excellent. 8/10. #wine

Fleur du Cap Sauvignon Blanc 2008. My favourite everyday white. 7/10. #wine

Morgenhof Estate Merlot 2000. Underwhelmed. 5/10. #wine

Kanonkop Cabernet Sauvignon 2003. Requires sophisticated palate. Smooth for noobs. 6/10. #wine

Radford Dale Shiraz 2005. Interesting. 7/10. #wine

Cathedral Cellar Triptych. 1999. Berries! Kept extremely well. 8/10. #wine