|Sean O'Regan Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 84/100 with the following review:|
Nov 21, 2013: Blind tasting NCSG Vintages pre-release. Deep ruby/garnet. Nose is very muted, with some earthy, mushroom notes, but fruit seems elusive. Palate is dull, with some dried plummy notes, soft tannin and medium acidity on a thin body. Although there is no obvious notable flaw on the nose/palate of tca/cork taint, I suspect that this may be an off bottle, especially when it was revealed what the wine was. A disappointment for sure - will update review if able to taste from another bottle.