has judged wine professionally in twelve countries, contributes regularly to wine publications around the world and has lectured on wine in many countries. His speciality is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective. He gained his Master of Wine qualification in 2000.
Rosenvale Barossa Valley Australia Cabernet Sauvignon 2003
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Strong ripe red with blackcurrant, vanilla, liquorice and chocolate flavours and a hint of mint. It’s wrapped in a warming overcoat of sweet oak. A styler that reflects the warm growing conditions in the Barossa rather than varietal characters. Good value at this price.
Tasted: Jul 2007 Average price: NZD $20 (~USD $17)
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