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What We Have Been Drinking—10/9/17

Over the course of a week, I taste a bunch of wine, usually with friends, and almost always with my wife.  Here are some of the wines we tasted over the past few weeks. 739 more words


My Kind of Morning at Montes Winery

When I last left off on recounting my trip to Chile and Argentina earlier this year, I was in the midst of a rather large tasting at Montes Winery in Chile of the roughly equivalent wines from Montes and its sister winery, Kaiken Wines, located across the border in Argentina. 722 more words


Annie's Lane Rosé 2017

Made from grenache and mourvedre grapes. Winemaker is Alex MacKenzie.

Annie’s Lane, Rosé, Clare Valley, 2017

Light cerise in colour. Slightly metallic nose when straight from the fridge…opens to reveal quince and raspberry sorbet. 58 more words

Tasting Notes

Vendanges 17 - briefing

Yes that is Jeff Coutelou in his briefs. Why?

It’s a simple explanation honestly. The tank of Mourvèdre was ready for remontage. That is where juice from the bottom of the tank is pumped over the cap of grape skins, pips etc ( 305 more words


ABC - Vendanges 17

“Quelle journée!” That was how Jeff messaged me on Monday evening. Safe to say things didn’t go exactly to plan, nor did Plan B work so it was Plan C in the end. 530 more words


Margan Breaking Ground Shiraz Mourvedre 2015

Part of the “Breaking Ground” series from the reliable Margan Wines, celebrating pioneering wine styles in the Hunter. The only blend if its type from the Hunter Valley, the two varieties are inter-planted in the Saxonvale vineyard. 111 more words

Tasting Notes

Cass GSM

33% Grenache, 33% Syrah, 33% Mourvedre.

Ripe, juicy and approachable. Aromatic flavors of stewed blueberry, black cherry and plump blackberry greet the nose. The supple palate showcases flavors of vanilla bean custard. 359 more words

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