Monthly Archives: January 2011

Miura Vineyards Pinot Noir Pisoni Vineyard 2007, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey, Central Coast, CA, USA

Only 100 cases made. Youthful aromas of black cherry, blueberry, freshly baked rosemary focaccia and thyme. Dry, full-bodied Pinot Noir with silky texture, med acidity, 14.5% alc. Rich, dark berry fruit flavours with hints of roasted herbs and glazed pan … Continue reading

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Sine Qua Non Whisperin’ E 2002, Central Coast, CA, USA

A blend of Roussanne (50%), Viognier (31%) and Chardonnay (19%). Only 524 cases made. Lovely gold, lemon colour with intense dill-preserved lemon and honeysuckle, beeswax, lanolin seed and gasoline aromas. An oily texture for this rich, powerful wine with intense … Continue reading

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La Spinetta Biancospino 2009 Moscato d’Asti, Piedmont, Italy

Lovely lychee aromas with sweet floral notes and uplifting spices. Med-bodied fizzy wine with robust body and rich fruity flavours. Undoubtedly a crowd pleaser. 91+/100.

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