Grape Variety: Petit Verdot & Tannat
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO
Country: South Africa
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Glen Carlou Vineyards
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
Reminds me of Hubba Bubba grape gum
Positives: This wine features cedar, prunes, dark cherry, raspberry, hickory, iodine, cocoa, eucalyptus, pepper and licorice. Full body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Negatives: Lots of heat from the 14.5% alcohol
Interesting Note: If you have a cold, inhale this, as it will clear your nasal passages.
Drink now or in the next 7 years on its own or pair it with dry rubbed beef ribs.
Tasted: 21 March 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+