TALTARNI CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2004

I had high hopes for this one, but they were dashed. This wine is massively over oaked Cab Sauv. So much so that the fruit is totally masked. Gone are any form of varietal flavors. It’s possible that with 2-5 years aging this will pass, but who really cares. What a disappointment, especially given the price. Skip this one folks and move on …

TALTARNI CABERNET SAUVIGNON  2004
Pyrenees, Victoria  
http://www.lcbo.ca/lcbo-ear/ProductResultsController?ITEM_NUMBER=940692     (D)            

TASTING NOTE: Dark blueberry and blackberry flavors last through the coffee-rich tannins of this wine. It’s earthy, with an herbal green edge. For roast lamb. Score – 90(Wine & Spirits, Oct. 2008)

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