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[yellow tail] Big Bold Red Wine Review

[yellow tail] Big Bold Red

[yellow tail] Big Bold Red

New South Wales, Australia

Community Score: 4.2/5

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2014-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: [yellow tail]

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 86/100

This full-bodied red wine offers flavours of fleshy ripe raspberries and strawberries, along with notes of chocolate, mocha and espresso from toasty oak aging. Pair this wine with hearty meat dishes, including meat lovers' pizza.

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Reviews and Ratings

Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Ripe black cherry and plum along with some woody smoke and backing spice. The taste is juicy black cherry, s howing a little more sweetness than the aroma. There are some round tannins, and a smooth, cherry finish.
Jennifer MacDonald rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby colour with rich strawberry and raspberry aromas and a hint of spice. A slight flavour of mocha along with the berry flavours. Smooth and easy drinking, great to pair with grilled burgers on a late summer evening.
Valérie Dufour - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 80/100 with the following review:

In the category of simple sun wines. Black berries and vanilla on the nose. Super ripe. Nothing wrong, but nothing special.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

With decadent flavours of raspberries and strawberry jam, yellow tail Big Bold Red will leave you wanting more. With a hint of spice this wine is bursting with ripe dark fruits and rich, bold oak character that inspired the name.

Source: NB Liquor Stores

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