2009 Hospices de Beaune Cuvee Blondeau

2009 Hospices de Beaune Volnay Cuvee Blondeau (1er) - Pinot Noir Burgundy the beguiling enchantress, such wonderful ethereal wines, such stratospheric prices.  Here we have a premier cru wine (one below the great grand cru wines) at a price just over 3 digits...a comparative bargain. Light red, dry and enticing.  Earth, sweet forest berries and woody... Continue Reading →

2012 Zuccardi Finca Canal Uco Malbec

Ultra premium offering from Zuccardi, Malbec with style!  Mendoza magic, clearly a serious attempt at upping the ante on what (non blended) malbec means to premium wine. Colour is clear deep garnet, showing lighter at the edges signalling some mid term bottle age.  The nose is clean, with blackberry, black current, red cherry and plum... 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 →

2013 Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon

One of Australia's great wines based on its track record and didn't disappoint on this showing.  Surprisingly ready to drink when popped and poured in a restaurant (375ml) but you can't argue with the quality in the bottle. Score – 96 Points Drink – Now to 2033 Price – $125 Source – Purchased Details Black... Continue Reading →

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