Tagged with Marlborough

Mt Olympus Chardonnay 2011

Green gold, mid depth. Nutty, mealy lees; ripe peaches. Ripe fruit style but with acid and mineral backbone. Clean with a good finish. A very good wine for the price. 13.5% Marlborough, New Zealand 17/20 [tasted 24-11-2012] Bought http://www.blackmarket.co.nz. Very good value at $10.99. Tasted a few weeks after delivery so storage is not relevant.

Framingham Montepulciano 2006

This is very very good. Lots of purple/violet, still quite a deep and young robe. Nose: bright fruit with berry (blackberry and some currant), cherry and hints of spice – pepper, cinnamon… perhaps mixed spice. Lovely palate – fruit and tannin in balance, some prune and cherry going on. Savoury. Marlborough, New Zealand 18/20 [tasted … Continue reading

Framingham Montepulciano 2006

This is very very good. Lots of purple/violet, still quite a deep and young robe. Nose: bright fruit with berry (blackberry and some currant), cherry and hints of spice – pepper, cinnamon… perhaps mixed spice. Lovely palate – fruit and tannin in balance, some prune and cherry going on. Savoury. Marlborough, New Zealand 18/20 [tasted … Continue reading