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Lindsey B — Empire Wine Community

Lindsey B has been a customer since January 2016

7 reviews posted

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HAD TO POUR IT OUT, THE SMELL WAS SO TERRIBLE!

"This wine tasted normal I guess, but the _odor_, omg, it was so horrible that we couldn't get past it and had to pour it out (smell is a large part of taste right??). My husband thought it smelled like tar, where I think it smelled sour; not like vinegar sour, but like old gym clothes sour... I wonder if we got a bad bottle? We've consumed a lot of wine in our lives and never smelled anything like this! Unfortunately we bought two bottles, so we'll see how the second one compares."

Posted on Jul 23, 2018  [Verified Purchase]
NOT LIKE OTHER ALBARINOS WE'VE HAD

"Has a funky aftertaste, almost oaky, but definitely off putting. Not fresh and fruity. Did not enjoy at all."

Posted on Feb 18, 2018  [Verified Purchase]
DON'T TELL ANYONE ABOUT THIS WINE

"Such a great cab at this price point."

Posted on Dec 1, 2017  [Verified Purchase]
WOULD BUY AGAIN

"Probably one of the only South African wines I'd every repurchase haha. We typically prefer Marlborough Sauvignon blanc but this is now a runner up."

Posted on Dec 1, 2017  [Verified Purchase]
THIS IS OUR NEW HOUSE WINE

"We love this wine.We prefer full bodied reds."

Posted on Dec 1, 2017  [Verified Purchase]
NEVER AGAIN

"Oh my gosh this stuff is gross. My husband says the same. Horrible sweet tart flavors. Maybe this gets good reviews from folks who don't normally drink wine?? We'll almost drink anything! We tried to drink this but couldn't. It's $15 down the drain. (we also tired stirring out the carbonation. But no.)"

Posted on Dec 1, 2017  [Verified Purchase]
SOLID, FULL-BODIED RED WINE, ESPECIALLY AT THIS PRICE POINT

"This is an _extremely_ tasty wine if you like the full-bodied Napa cab style.It's hard to find a sub-$25 wine from Napa that tastes like the other guys coming in at $50+. This wine definitely needs time to breathe, and just a warning, it has A LOT of sediment. I'm definitely repurchasing."

Posted on May 24, 2017  [Verified Purchase]