Tag Archives: Cabernet Franc

Chateau Teyssier 2012, St Emilion

Ch Teyssier is that Grand Gru which sounds posh but tastes for the masses. With a price tag that’s more expensive than your average bottle, it’s not a stratospheric sum that would veer your gaze away. It’s simple label is … Continue reading

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Duemani Altrovino 2011, Toscana, Italy

AUD$65 from Prince Wine Store. Duemani is owned by a husband and wife duo of Luca D’Attoma and Elena Celli on the coast of Tuscany. Their Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot vines reside on land with unhindered picturesque views of … Continue reading

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Rochford Winery, Yarra Valley (Our day on the greens without Segways)

If you’re headed down to Day On The Green in the Yarra Valley, then you will be enjoying the fresh summer lawns of Rochford winery. With Jimmy Barnes lined-up in December and Angel & Cheap Trick in February, there is … Continue reading

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Domaine du Bois Mozé Crémant de Loire Rosé 2009, Loire Valley, France

Looking for an alternative to Champagne? Take my advice for this bang-for-buck excellent tasting Crémant from the Loire Valley. You can find it at PWS for $30, and wait till you hear what went into making this wine! The Bois … Continue reading

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Pichon Longueville Baron 1998, Pauillac, Bordeaux

The 1998 Pichon Baron has aged very nicely, and is well developed at 15 years of age. It has held on to its intense black ruby colour, with a garnet shade. A fresh robust nose after 3 hours of decanting, … Continue reading

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