KRSMA Tasting Notes

KRSMA Chardonnay 2013

Pale lemon; faint citrus and floral aromatics; dry, med acidity and alcohol, med+ body weight, peach, apricot, grapefruit and herbal palate with med length. International style Chardonnay but lacking good fruit concentration. Recommended, (20 May 2013) 82/100

KRSMA, Sauvignon Blanc, 2013

Pale lemon; medium aromatic intensity of lime, gooseberry and passionfruit; off-dry, sharp refreshing med+ acidity, good fruit concentration of gooseberry, citrus and grapefruit, med alcohol, body and length.  A Marlborough style Sauvignon Blanc.  (20 May 2013) Highly Recommended, 85/100

KRSMA, Sauvignon Blanc, 2012

Pale lemon; medium aromatic intensity of flowers, citrus and gooseberry; off-dry, clean, fresh, med+ acidity with lemon, gooseberry, melon and grapefruit palate, med alcohol, body and length. (20 May 2013)  Highly Recommended, 87/100

KRSMA, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012

Deep ruby; med+ aromatics, developing, violet, blackcurrants, blackberries, green pepper, smoke, vanilla; dry, med+ acidity, high ripe(ish) tannins, med concentration, cassis, blackberries, vanilla, herbal, mocha, leather, med+ length.  A classy wine, structured, well balanced, and with sufficient fruit that it should soften, integrate, and improve over the next 2-3 years and have at least an additional 3-5 years before it begins to decline.  (20 May 2013)  Outstanding, 92/100

KRSMA, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011

Deep ruby; high aromatics, developing, violet, dark fruits, green pepper, smoke; dry, med+ refreshing acidity, high coarse tannins, med concentration, black fruits, vanilla, pepper, mocha, leather, med+ length.  Has complexity and interest but acidity, alcohol, tannins not fully integrated; needs time; should improve. (20 May 2013)  Highly Recommended, 89/100

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