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  • Julia Harding MW
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  • Julia Harding MW
10 Oct 2008


Is what I describe as a ‘burnt rubber’ aroma or flavour in some – mainly less expensive – South African red wines a figment of my imagination? If not, what causes it? These questions have bugged me for a long time and I know I am not alone.

Earlier this week a tasting and discussion in London for UK wine journalists with a…