Lifted oak spices fuse with red cherries, florals, dark chocolate, pepper and campfire smoke. The palate is tough and leathery at the moment, with slightly clunky oak, biting tannins and sour red fruit. This is a flashy style for those who like oaky reds.
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.