Tasting Notes for wine chic

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Red
7/12/2011 - wine chic wrote:
81 points
I don't remember it being this sweet when I tried it 6+ months ago, but I get that now. The nose turned me off because it was overwhelmingly alcoholic. Too much candied fruit lacking a backbone. Definitely not stylistically Syrah. I miss any pepper-like qualities. If you're looking for fruit, this is your Syrah. Do not expect an Old World Syrah, otherwise you will be disappointed. I wouldn't classify it as 'dead' or in its 'latent' period but I also wouldn't expect it benefiting from any further time spent in the bottle.
Red
7/6/2011 - wine chic wrote:
Hopefully it tasted better a couple years ago. It was a flabby dud.
Red
7/6/2011 - wine chic wrote:
87 points
Surprisingly good. At first it had a sort of funk, but it disappeared after being open (for only 15 minutes.) Delicate like a pinot noir, but quite spicy on the finish. Nice vanilla oak. I was pleasantly surprised that it wasn't past its drinking window.
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