Posts Tagged Jacob’s Creek

2012 Jacob’s Creek Red Blend, South Eastern Australia

Translucent purple plum color. This red is a blend of 66% Shiraz, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Grenache, and 4% Petite Verdot. Light woodspice with a hint of mint lead to candied red fruit aromas. This wine seems sweet in the mouth, with a... Read more

NV Jacob’s Creek Sparkling Moscato, Australia

When one pops open a bottle of Moscato, one expects to encounter impressions of white grapefruit, honeysuckle, rose geranium, apple and perhaps a hint of orange marmalade. And that’s exactly what you get in this sparkling rendition from Australia.... Read more

NV Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay-Pinot Noir Brut Cuvee, Australia

This sparkler from Down Under has a ripe apple quality with a sense of sweetness in the nose, joined by a bread dough aroma. The wine is effervescent in the mouth with a “warm fruit” apple impression and lots of dough flavor, some minerality and... Read more

2008 Jacob’s Creek ‘Reserve’ Shiraz, Barossa

A dense color of glass-staining purple-black. Remember Grandma’s holiday fruitcake? That’s what emerges on first whiff — jammy nuggets of candied berry and plum fruit in a warm, sweet cake. As the nose gains focus, it settles into... Read more

2009 Jacob’s Creek ‘Reserve’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra

The Coonawarra region east of Adelaide is widely regarded as the premier area in Australia for growing Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine shows why. It’s opaque purple in color, with violet streaks at the rim. The captivating nose gushes warm... Read more

2009 Jacob’s Creek ‘Reserve’ Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills

The cool climate of Australia’s Adelaide Hills is fast becoming known for its Pinot Noir and Chablis-like Chardonnay bottlings, as well as citrusy, high-acid Sauvignon Blanc. Those that don’t mind a little Aussie eucalyptus in their “red... Read more

2002 Jacob’s Creek Reserve Shiraz, South Australia

Medium in body, nicely balanced and approachable, with black fruit, black licorice and resolved tannins.  Excellent value. MSRP: $10.99 (August 2005) Wine Lines rating: 89 Group:... Read more

2002 Jacob’s Creek Reserve Chardonnay, South Australia

Additional bottle age has melded everything together, showing lemon cream, butter and toast. MSRP: $10.99 (August 2005) Wine Lines rating: 86 Group:... Read more