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2018 koomilya dc block shiraz

2018 Koomilya DC Block Shiraz

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The wine was dark as night, indicating to me powerful and dense fruit. The wine had drive but didn't appear to have any give, it didn’t soften or give any glimpse of what was...
josmeyer alsace grand cru hengst gewurztraminer 2000

JOSMEYER Alsace Grand Cru HENGST Gewurztraminer 2000

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This wine has been in temperature controlled storage. I opened this wine in the lockdown of 2020. I drank it over 3 days so tasting notes may jump a little. On opening the wine was dark...
champagne lenoble gentilhomme brut 2006

Champagne Lenoble Gentilhomme Brut 2006

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 This is my favourite Champagne quote ever! By Napoleon Bonaparte. (Deceased) Champagne In victory one deserves it. In defeat one needs it.” Well, today is one of those days I have not had a win, however...
grosset gaia 2006 (red blend) clare valley

Grosset Gaia 2006 (Red blend) Clare Valley

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A blend of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and merlot. Call it a French blend call it what you want. For me it's unmistakably Australian as a meat pie. The fruit is sourced from Grosset’s windswept...
angove 1886 barossa valley shiraz

ANGOVE 1886 Barossa Valley Shiraz

The Wine This wine comes from the Angove stable of well-made wines. In the glass, the wine is dark almost purple displaying a dark red rim. Light silky tannins layered with soft dark fruits. There...
best’s great western ‘e.v.t. 51’ riesling

Best’s Great Western ‘E.V.T. 51’ Riesling

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The Wine Named it after Eric Vivian Thomson who played an instrumental role in this 51st vintage! I love riesling! all of them, just dry, dry, off-dry, botrytis. However, I have to be in the mood for...
best’s great western ‘e.v.t. 51’ riesling

Best’s Great Western ‘E.V.T. 51’ Riesling

  Named it after Eric Vivian Thomson who played an instrumental role in this 51st vintage! I love Riesling! All of them, just dry, dry, off-dry, botrytis. However, I have to be in the mood for a...
 domaine cornu pernand-vergelesses 2011

 Domaine Cornu Pernand-Vergelesses 2011

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Earthy, fresh soil, aged fruit notes. Having said that, not a lot of upfront fruit left, but this is 10yo so it's to be expected. The aged characters show on the nose with hints...
chateau de puligny montrachet meursault 2008

Chateau de Puligny Montrachet Meursault 2008

I would like to point out that I drink white wine warmer than most Australians (just chilled, not frozen cold). If you over chill good quality white wines, you might as well save your money...
gevrey chambertin les champeaux 2010

Gevrey Chambertin Les Champeaux 2010

Olivier Bernstein began making wines in Burgundy in 2007. He focuses on making tiny quantities of wine from premier and grand cru vineyards. The Wine In the glass this wine is dark & rich, I find...