Harcourt Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

This wine was a disappointment.  I guess the word "disappointment" suggests that I had expectations, whereas in fact I had none - not knowing the producer or the wine, so perhaps it is more just to re-read the first sentence with the words "not good" substituted for "a disappointment".  Anyway, the wine had a not unattractive plummy aroma, but its palate was just too bitter for my taste.  Over-extraction?  Bad vintage?  Bad bottle?  Bad batch?  I don't know.  79 points (6.4/10).

Price: around $20
Abv: 13.5%
Would I buy it having tasted it?  No
Website: http://www.harcourtvalley.com.au/
May 17, 2011

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