2016 Riversdale Estate Pinot Gris

2016 Riversdale Estate Pinot Gris Appearance is clear, pale lemon with no real sign of age.¬† The nose has grapefruit, lemon, green apple, hint of peach while the palate is similar with the inclusion of pear which is to be expected from the variety. This is quite a textual, viscous wine for the variety and... Continue Reading →

2002 Lanson Champagne Gold Label Brut

Well into its drinking zone, this wine dances around the tongue with an array of brioche, lemon curd and sweet marmalade. On the sweeter end of the spectrum, but in no way cloying as the acid refreshes and provides nice length. An absolute bargain for vintage champagne and my absolute go to at the entry... Continue Reading →

2015 Montalto Single Vineyard Pinots

Brilliant tasting at Montalto sampling the new release 2015 single vineyard pinot noir's and providing a comparison with the 2012 vintage. ¬†Quite a stark difference 3 years in bottle makes with the least popular Main Ridge (among those present) showing the best by far amongst the 2012's. Overall a great showing and one that clearly... Continue Reading →

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