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Concha y Toro - 2012 Serie Ribera Gran Reserva Chardonnay

Earth Day is a good time to celebrate some of the innovations in the wine industry. In this particular case I’m thinking of Chile’s Concha y Toro. 294 more words


2012 Leeuwin Estate Prelude Chardonnay

Pale clear yellow/green colour

Some fig, melon and white peach, nutty, oak

Cashews and hazelnuts, melon and plenty of white peach, orange marmalade, spicy, rich, med char oak, acid, good balance and length


SA Winery Visit #1 -- Moreson

While in South Africa, one of the days was dedicated to a cycling winery tour.  Sunny, 70s, paved and dirt roads, many grapes, heaven on earth! 283 more words


2008 Giaconda Estate Chardonnay, Beechworth, Australia

Brought over for dinner by a friend. And what a superlative wine experience. Giaconda is up there with Hillcrest for me as Australia’s greatest chardonnay producers. 74 more words

Australian Wine

2005 Blain-Gagnard 1er Cru La Boudriotte Chassagne-Montrachet, Burgundy, France

2005 seems to be a good vintage for Blain Gagnard. I’ve enjoyed quite a few chardonnays from the vintage and they have all been of a very high standard. 98 more words

French Wine

Smith Vineyards Chardonnay, 2012

This is pure pear flavor, crisp, lettuce, high alcohol, grain, glassy, with good finish. Slightly hot, even on finish. Link to winemaker. Effective 7/10.


Wine Wednesday: Swinging Bridge 2009 Chardonnay

This wine changed everything. Previously I had thought food and wine pairing was a bit of a wank. The national French obsession I thought was nice but not necessary. 106 more words

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