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German Pinot Noir and Grand Cru Chambertin

Pinot Noir is a notoriously difficult grape to grow and low yields result in high prices. This grape is responsible for my both my best and worst wine experiences.   420 more words

Tasting Notes

Oct 2015: 2009 Teyssier, 2006 Emmanuel Rouget Vosne-Romanee, 2002 Fontaine-Gagnard Croits-Batard-Montrachet, 2009 Leflaive Clavoillon, 2004 La Conseillante, 2011 Ponsot Morey-Saint-Denis Alouettes

2013 Flametree chardonnay, popped and poured at Bedrock Bar & Grill, 05 Oct 2015. This Margaret River white is excellent value, ample in buttery characters, tropical fruits and chalky minerality well matched with vibrant acidity, intense yet open on the palate. 1,400 more words

Bordeaux

Serendipity and the joys of old rioja

There are days when becoming a wine bore seems the best decision I ever made. One such time was last Saturday. My father had been to the local auction house and bought a job lot of old wine for £50. 432 more words

Wine Articles

July 2014: 2001 Rockford Basket Press, Bruno Paillard NV, 2013 Miani Friulano, 2007 Tignanello, 2012 Bastianich Friulano...

Bruno Paillard Brut NV, generously served as the aperitif for the entire ballroom at the 110th anniversary dinner of the NUS Faculty of Medicine, … 1,066 more words

Bordeaux

On the road with my friends - reflecting about Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in central Burgundy

… One of the main attractions in Burgundy that I recall from 30 years ago: “Ici commence le Chambertin – ici finit le Chambertin”

When I was in Burgundy 30 years ago, I visited the vineyards of Gevrey-Chambertin and I remember the… 1,055 more words

Burgundy