Tag Archives: 2002

Back in the game #Round2

I’m back. Back in Singapore, my second trip in 2016. Unfortunately work dogs me amd is making a monkey of my Chinese New Year holiday. Back on this blog, since Oct 2015. I got really annoyed by several requests to remove less … Continue reading

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Torbreck Les Amis 2002, Barossa Valley, SA

$150 direct from winery. This is the second vintage of the Les Amis. Single vineyard, freakin’ old vines, a wine conceived by Dave Powell for his Singaporean friends, and especially Ignatius Chan when Justin Quek had not long established the … Continue reading

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Queso de Valdeón (León, Spain) with Kracher TBA a decade on…

The Queso de Valdeón is a mixed cow and goat milk blue cheese from Posada de Valdeón, in the northeast part of the León province. It’s quite a unique cheese for the Australian scene, not as strong as other blues like … Continue reading

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The Ports of Morris and Stanton & Killeen (Part 3)

After tasting the recent vintages, we shifted to ports of ages past. So in the third bracket, we evaluated how the Morris and Stanton & Killeen VPs stood up to the test of time by tasting VPs that were 10, … Continue reading

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Tasting of Chateau Guiraud and some 2001 Sauternes

I thought I’d take the opportunity to re-post this to continue the Sauternes/Barsac theme. Sweetness in a Pod! – originally posted sometime in 2009. Huddled around two tables like peas in a glass pod (PWS, South Melbourne) on a mild … Continue reading

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