Tag Archives: 2003

Destieux 2003, St Emilion, Bordeaux

At 10 years old, this bottle of Destieux has certainly racked up the miles on its way to Melbourne with the original importer label indicating “Liquidlink, California”. This is a blend of two-thirds Merlot, the rest made up with Cabernet … Continue reading

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Rockpool, Crown Complex, Melbourne (ex-post)

Originally posted on 23rd July 2011 A fantastic dinner at Rockpool yet again. This remains my favourite restaurant in Melbourne. The menu is always straight forward, portions are generous, consistent quality and good service. This occasion was to celebrate Carlton’s … Continue reading

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Verget Meursault ‘Tillets’ 2003, Côte de Beaune, Burgundy

Pale lemon colour. Lovely soft creamy lemon fennel sauce with hidden citrus lifts and raw cashews. Dry, med+ bodied wine, med acidity with rich ripe lemon flesh and peppery undertones. Finish is concentrated on the mid-palate. 92/100.

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