ARGHHHH – I freaking hate wine reviews sometimes – if you ask me, it showcases how completely out of touch some members of the wine industry can be with the average wine drinker. I recently did a quick poll of my non-wine industry friends (who love drinking wine), and they all said the following review was not only useless, it actually alienated them from wanting to buy the wine.
This is the review that sent me over the edge….
Not the Real Name 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma USA *: Deep purple colour. Aromas of rich dark currants, nectarine skins, gushing blackberry, but lots of fragrant tobacco, rich soil, white flowers, smashed minerals and metal. Medium-bodied and saucy but racy acidity stabilises the wine nicely with the robust tannins. Deep red currants and ripe cherries, laden with mocha, loamy soil, charred herbs, pencil shavings, roasted hazelnut. Dense like characters that make…
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