Tag Archives: 2005

Matteo Correggia with Giovanni Correggia

So, finding yourself priced out of Langhe Nebbiolos? Well fret not because you can certainly get your Italian fix with some very smart Roero wines. Roero is a hilly region north of the Paesana municipal in Southern Piedmont. The quiet … Continue reading

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Fattoria di Felsina, Castelnuovo Beradegna, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

A small line-up of Felsina wines was put on show by Prince Wine Store recently. I’m not sure whether these had been available in Australia before, I remember trying their wines at a small-ish CEC tasting in London but I … Continue reading

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Unveiling the Opal of Ch Coutet, at work!

I’m so glad I found this tasting as my intended attendance at the trade tasting didn’t eventuate. I’m gutted that I missed out on the chance to taste the 2001 Cuvee Madame. I’ll have to dig deep into the pockets … Continue reading

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The Colonial Estate Mungo Park Shiraz 2005, Barossa Valley

Back when The Colonial Estate was still part of Jonathan Maltus’ grand plan to break into the market Down Under, the Mungo Park shiraz was one of thee single vineyard wines released, produced from 80-100 year old vines. Back then, … Continue reading

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Chateau Beaucastel Hommage A Jacques Perrin 2005, Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhone Valley

One cannot have a discussion of Chateauneuf du Pape without the mention of Chateau Beaucastel. Arguably one of the finest wineries in the world, holding on to the old-school traditions (they are one of the few to hold plantings of … Continue reading

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