Sam Miranda Symphonia Las Triadas Tempranillo 2005

I bought this a few years ago now on the way back from Falls Creek.  Now, I wish I had a dozen.  Immediately upon opening the bottle it was obvious that my choice of the dish washer safe wine glasses (aka "the bad glasses") was unfounded.  Why is it that most good wines can be spotted by smell alone?  This is a deeply coloured wine, with a very attractive aroma of plum skins.  On the palate, there is excellent length, red fruits, pepper and spice.  This, I think, is the best tempranillo I have tasted to date, in Australia or Spain, besting the previous title holder being the excellent Willow Bridge Estate Reserve Tempranillo 2004 from Geographe I tasted 6 months ago.  93 points (7.8/10).

Abv: 14%
Price: n/a
Would I buy it having tasted it?  An emphatic yes.
Website: http://www.sammiranda.com.au
King Valley
March 30, 2011
0

Featured post

IMW Annual Bordeaux tasting - 2013 vintage

Held in Sydney by the Institute of Masters of Wine on the weekend, this was …

Popular Posts

Exclusive/small production winery mailing lists

Well executed mailing lists provide benefits to consumer and winery alike.  …

Yarra Valley 2019

With the 2019 harvest underway, I spent the morning in the winery at Helen &…

Bernhard Huber Malterdinger Spätburgunder 2015

This is a very good pinot noir from Bernard Huber in Baden, Germany.  Stylis…