January 21, 2010
d'Arenberg 2008 Stump Jump Shiraz
The cherry flavor is quite forward and stronger than expected. This paired well with pasta tonight, but is a bit too sweet and juicy for sipping without food. Earthy undertones make this an interesting wine. It's above average, but didn't knock my socks off. For $10, it's good...but as they say, good is the enemy of great. I'll rank it 6/10. $10 from Wine.com.