Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Pondview 2009 Bella Terra Cabernet Franc (Ontario)

Way too early for a taste it again review but I did want to see how this wine stood up in a proper Bordeaux-style glass.  Pulled the cork and noticed the wine has seeped it's way up, and the neck smelled oxidized, so I had a brief moment of worry ... but because it was still a young wine it overcame this problem and my review of the wine still stands:

Best way to check to see if you have a leaky bottle , not just of this wine but any wine under a cork seal, is to twist the plastic capsule and see if it turns easily, if it is hard to turn, or does not turn at all you might have a problem, and the older the bottle the more the problem will be ... this is not a fool-prrof method but has worked for me 95% of the time.

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