chu_hi_wines (chu_hi_wines) wrote,
chu_hi_wines
chu_hi_wines

Goats Do Roam 2005 (South Africa)

Goats Do Roam has a cute label and a clever (made up) history to go with it, but unfortunately, it isn't that good. It's green peppery. It could be worse (it could be more green peppery) but it could be a lot better. It tastes like the vintners did everything they could with overripe grapes. It's familiar... I feel like I've tasted it before. At least when you're drinking it, you know it's wine. It's not berries or plums or chocolate or something poetic like silk. Nope, just pure fermented grapes with their skins here.

I do recommend checking out their website, if you think you can handle the puns. Ounce for ounce, this wine packs a great deal of charm for the money.
Tags: red blends, south africa
Subscribe

  • What We Drank in California, Part First

    Sangria on the Haight... Dinner at Citrus Club... The first wine we opened when we arrived and met up with nativeinformant and…

  • Bottle Pic Roundup

    I got the Slipstream because I was in an expensive shop in Melbourne that specializes in smaller wineries, and I asked the staff to recommend…

  • Pepperjack Shiraz!

    Pepperjack Shiraz! Pepperjack Shiraz! Pepperjack Shiraz! PEPPERJACK SHIRAZ! (The 2004 and 2005 both are fabulous; I think the 2005 might be…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments