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Chardy Friday

Clonakilla Chardonnay 2012, Murrumbateman, NSW One from the office stash, forgot how much I paid. Pulled it to lift my draggy week. Solid as ever, the Clonakilla 2012 chardonnay exemplifies Tim Kirk’s wine crafting skills. A blend of high altitude fruit from … 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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Laherte Freres Les 7 NV, Chavot, Champagne

Laherte Freres is one of the lesser known Champagne houses to be imported into Australia. But it has a relatively long history, established in 1889 and is currently being run by the 6th generation of Lahertes. They own 75 parcels … Continue reading

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Melbourne Cup, pre-race breakfast Champagne

It’s the first Tuesday of November in Melbourne, the date that stops a nation. The Melbourne Cup. Race 7, 3pm. This year’s running was complicated by the winds taking the unfastened hats on a whirlwind ride along the track. It’s … Continue reading

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Chain of Ponds Diva Sparkling NV, Adelaide Hills

Who says cheap sparkling has to be hard to swallow? It’s not too early to be thinking about Spring Carnival, and this could be one of the affordable alternatives for your party. Chain of Ponds releases a vintage sparkling for $60 … Continue reading

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