I do this blog for fun, the wines here are some of the very few I can be bothered to write up. The cream has risen.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Chateau Leamon Bendigo Shiraz 2008

Vanillan oak and fruit with an earthy/grassy undertone gives this a great nose. The colour is a slighty translucent crimson. The body is medium, with a smooth blending of pepper, fruit and tannins leading to a decently long spicey finish with very balanced acid.

I'd personally like a tad more body and fruit as the nose promises much more than the palate delivers, but this went particularly well with a baked vegie bolognese.

Reasonable VFM if you can get it under $18.

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