Monthly Archives: June 2011

Joseph Perrier Cuvee Royale 1999, Chalon, Champagne

Light gold colour, very bready on the nose but also carries unripe finger lime scents. Pin-point, fine mousse. Waxy lemon flavours with a subtle citrus lime finish. 90-91/100. Drank with Barry in Noosa, June 2011

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Comte-Lafon Clos du Four, Macon-Milly-LaMartine 2005

Soft aromatics of waxy lemon rind, hints of lemon zest. Lots of lively acidity that dances across the palate. Rich lime lemon flavours, clean and long on the finish. drink now. 93-94/100. Drank this with Barry in Noosa, June 2011

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d’Armailhac 2006, Pauillac

d’Armailhac 2006, Pauillac The baby Mouton-Rothschild. Deep black ruby colour with a watery crimson rim. Cabernet dominant nose with plush blackcurrants, funky plum skins and fresh savoury crushed herbs. Silky texture, full bodied with high acidity. The tannins are not … Continue reading

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Torbreck Woodcutter’s Shiraz 2010, Barossa Valley, SA

At only $21, the latest vintage of Dave Powell’s Woodcutter’s Shiraz is monstrous value for money. Intense black purple colour, fresh bouquet of blackcurrant menthol, black raspberry and pencil shavings. Full-bodied with high acidity and soft tannins to support the … Continue reading

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