From the Cellar

Just because I started a website called OntarioWineReview.com doesn't mean it's All-Ontario-All-the-Time. When I kick back at night my mood (and sometimes my curiosity) decides my wine of choice. And the title should read, "Uncorked and Un-Screwed Tonight" ... but that just sounds wrong.

Febraury 5, 2013: Haras de Pirque 2006 Equus Carmenere (Chile)

08 Feb 2013

 

This wine revealed itself in stages: what it was on first opening and then aerated.  When the bottle was first opened and poured into the glass the overwhelming smell was mint-chocolate and that showed itself on the palate, especially on the finish - the mid-palate was pretty grippy and brambly in nature showing little fruit.  But with such an enticing finish I knew there had to be more, and I hate to admit it, I was not going to be patient to find out.  So I pulled out my VinOair ...
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