The sublime and lively 2016 vintage shines through in perhaps the best Big Easy yet. A melange of ripe Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon is layered with waves of Grenache, Cinsaut, Mourvèdre and a touch of Viognier. Quite perfumed and fittingly
The 2016 Big Easy Chenin Blanc is loaded with ripe mandarin and lime on the nose, leading to notes of early spring jasmine and cling peaches. The tropical palate is richly textured with hints of wild herbs and Indian spice, adding complexit
An upfront nose with aromas of roasted spice and dark fruit. The palate is fresh and medium to full bodied with an supple tannin structure. Flavours of plums and spice conclude with a long elegant nish. The perfect accompaniment to most re
Wine Advocate: 88
Classic Cabernet character with cassis and lead pencil aromas and notes of mocha with a firm tannin structure in a tighter style of wine with good phenolic ripeness and a defined finish.
Wine Spectator: 90
“Polished, with an alluring mocha note weaving around the core of steeped cherry, plum and blackberry fruit. Coffee and tobacco details underscore the finish, which is fleshy and suave in feel.”
“It has a voluminous and very pure bouquet, ebullient red cherry and wild strawberry fruit, with just a touch of cassis. The palate is medium-bodied with sensual tannin, as usual, and with perfectly judged acidity; this is a more "sedate" and "relax