Here's one of the most serious bids in the Sierras for a Cabernet that rivals coastal versions. It comes close. Pretty flavors of currants and blackberries, a nice overlay of fancy oak and soft, intricate tannins are a pleasure in the mouth. It needs more depth and finesse, but this is a wine to watch.
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Reviews wines from Australia and New Zealand
A native of New York who has spent years living abroad in London and Perth, Australia, Pickard’s work has previously appeared in publications such as Australia’s Gourmet Traveller Wine, James Halliday’s Wine Companion, Scoop Magazine, Decanter and Wine Enthusiast. She was the co-host of the popular podcast, The Crush, as well as a regular presenter on various TV shows. Pickard is excited to share her vast knowledge and great passion for the wines of both Australia and New Zealand.