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Jamie Manuel

Jamie Manuel

Seaview Sparkling Shiraz 2008

Australia, Australia
2911 days ago

Jamie reviewed this wine:

Gift from Dave Toeg

Reserva

Lan Reserva Tempranillo Mazuelo 2005

D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain
2911 days ago

Jamie reviewed this wine:

Gift from Dave and Deb

COLLAVINI PINOT GRIGIO 2009

Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
2911 days ago

Jamie scored this wine: 90/100

Tasting Note Pale straw colour; citrus, light mineral and melon aromas with herbal notes; light-bodied with citrus, green apple flavours with good acidity.

Ring Bolt Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

West Australia, Australia
2911 days ago

Jamie scored this wine: 90/100

Tasting Note Last year we advised that you should buy the best piece of lamb you can afford, roast it up and serve it with this little beauty - though of course we were talking of the 2007. Same advice applies here, though. It tastes chocolately, gravelly, curranty and pure. It's got class and grunt, is beautifully balanced and the flavours persist long after you've swallowed. Quality wine - fit for a fine Saturday night. Drink: 2010-2015. Score - 93. (Campbell Mattinson & Gary Walsh, The Big Red Wine Book, June 1, 2010)

Vega Escal 2006 2006

Priorat, Spain
2911 days ago

Jamie scored this wine: 90/100

Tasting Note The purple-colored 2006 Vega Escal is composed of 60% Carinena, 30% Garnacha, and 10% Syrah aged for six months in French and American oak. It exhibits an alluring bouquet of smoke, crushed stone, lavender, leather, black cherry, and blueberry. Elegantly-styled on the palate, it has layers of savory fruit, good depth and concentration, and a lengthy finish. It will evolve for 2-3 years and offer prime drinking from 2011 to 2020. This value-priced Priorat is a good introduction to the region. Score - 90. (Jay Miller, erobertparker.com, Feb. 2009)

Jamie Manuel

Winner World's Best Drink Writer
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Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award