Shiraz always surprises- a tasting note

The Tasting note says:

” A wine bursting with full, ripe berry- a well rounded palate with notes of coffee, liquorice, saddles and spices with a long persistent finish”

It means:

“it is like biting into fake leather trousers on the buttocks of an angry, overweight lady who chases you aggressively from the cafe all the way to the bus stop”

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About winephantom

The recession has hit hard, no more tipping the last 1/2 glass out of the champagne bottle because it's a tad too warm. My lender would be kicking down my door for his interest if he knew I was drinking at all. Now I spend my time with the €5-€10 bottles discovering some real value and encountering some swamp donkeys to be avoided. This blog is a Wine Diploma holding palate, forced to trawl the murky depths populated by the bare knuckle fighters of the "entry level" wine world, trying to reveal the real crackers. Tasting notes exposed!! Regular explanations of the rubbish that are tasting notes! Wine Waffle indeed! Stories and trivia about wine.
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