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domaine de montille beaune 1er cru les perrieres

Domaine de Montille Beaune 1er cru Les Perrieres

THE WINE Domaine de Montille is one of the greatest Domaines in Burgundy.
 Volnay, is the village where this Domaine is based. And can be traced back to the middle of the 17th Century. Named...
gevrey chambertin domain taupenot merme grand cru

Gevrey Chambertin Domain Taupenot Merme Grand Cru

The Wine: I keep my wines in a climate-controlled wine storage complex in South Melbourne. So I made my weekly visit on Tuesday and I found this Chambertin and a couple of red and white Burgundy's...


The Wine Shiraz: planted 1907 Mataro: planted 1898 This Dark red wine was appealing from the very first sniff, showing deep ripe red fruits, blackberry's and prunes are the first to fill the nose, followed by...


A friend told me about ReWine - Wine Merchant @ the Vic Market The wine in point was this bottle of: Beaujolais Village 2019.   This wine may be a bit of a surprise to most people...

Bodegas Olarra Cerro Añon Rioja Gran Reserva

I opened this 10 year old Gran Reserva yesterday.   I don't quite know where to start, so we will begin with the blend of grapes that went into this wine;   80% Tempranillo   The result is a Spanish...
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Elderton Ashmead Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

This is the Original review by Vintage Direct (written 1998)   This is the first release of this wine, which is made from the oldest Cabernet vines that belong to Elderton. The wine has been matured...
Chenin Blanc


This Chenin Blanc is sourced from a vineyard on a limestone plateau. Overlooking the Cher river, close to the village of Cheverny.   For me...I fell in love with Chenin Blanc 30 odd years ago when...
Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2013 $75

Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot Noir

  I have never been a fan of the Stelvin closure!   The reason is the wine just don't age the wine the way I expect it to mature.   THEN you open a 2013 Felton Road Bannockburn Pinot...
jane eyre pinot noir

Jane Eyre Pinot Noir

I love the nose of this wine, its Australian Pinot Noir through and through or is it? There is something there I just can't put my finger on.   Maybe it's the Mornington Peninsula soil poking...
leeuwin estate art series

Leeuwin Estate Art Series

I got my second jab today, now I am fully vaccinated. So there isn't any real reason to keep opening the good stuff. Other than the fact it's Monday and It's my day off.   Whoops.   The...