Tag Archives: 2009

Campo Viejo Gran Reserva 2009, Rioja

Campo Viejo isnt the first Rioja name to be thrown into a discussion circle. The famed CVNE, Marques de Murrieta or La Rioja Alta are the foremost producers. But Campo Viejo Tempranillo blends have had a long history est. 1959, … Continue reading

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Dan Standish’s Schubert Theorem Shiraz 3009, Barossa Valley

The Schubert Theorem shiraz was first released in 2009 and was made from 10+ year old vines off Roennfeldt Rd in Marananga. We’re talking about an area from which the famed Greenock Creek Roennfeldt Rd shiraz, Two Hands and the … Continue reading

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10x Tractor Pinot Noir 2013 & Araldica Barolo Flori 2009

I’ve had several 2013 Mornington Peninsula pinots now, and they’ve all been impressive open wines. The Ten Minutes by Tractor 2013 continues the hits. A deep ruby coloured core accompanied by sweet spiced nose, bright cherry fruit, strawberry leaf and … Continue reading

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Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Noir 2009, Willamette Valley, OR

This inexpensive Pinot Noir from Elk Cove has a very generous nose of red fruit, ripe strawberry, plums and spice. Med+ to intense crimson colour, the 14.2% alc isn’t very obvious as the abundant acidity provides the perfect cover. The … Continue reading

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Chartogne-Taillet Cuvée Sainte Anne NV, Merfy, (Reims) Champagne

Chartogne-Taillot is a father-son operation is located in the village of Merfy, north-west of Reims, with just 12 hectares of vineyard in Merfy and the adjacent villages. The soils in this region are mixed layers of sand and clay, a contrast … Continue reading

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