A Latta wine in a claret bottle! Exciting in itself. Anyway, not sure why, but I feel less comfortable judging Australian Nebbiolo than I do with wines from Italy. Familiarity, I guess, though the same rules apply to both. Oh, let me just do my best.
Juicy cherry, sweet almond, dried flowers, white pepper, mint and liquorice. Medium-bodied, clear and fresh, raspberry and red cherry to taste, with savoury new leather/tobacco flavours in play. Spice too. Tannin is of the ‘brick dust’ kind, or so I like to say. Pulls dry and long on the finish, the tannin something of a highlight. A very impressive Aussie Neb. Gary Walsh - The Wine Front