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Paul Jaboulet Aine La Chapelle Hermitage 1999, North Rhone, France

The last vintage of the nineties marks a decade of inconsistency, stretching in/to the mid-2000s. But in more recent time, the new owners and a new winemaking team have restored the La Chapelle to the heights of its glory day. The … Continue reading

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Queso de Valdeón (León, Spain) with Kracher TBA a decade on…

The Queso de Valdeón is a mixed cow and goat milk blue cheese from Posada de Valdeón, in the northeast part of the León province. It’s quite a unique cheese for the Australian scene, not as strong as other blues like … Continue reading

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Peckish much? Pre-dinner snack.

So tempted to make dinner completely out of this!

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Morris Black Label Liqueur Muscat, Rutherglen, VIC

$14 from Dan Murphy’s. Dark mahogany colour, denser aromas of reduced maple syrup and sweet nutmeg and cinnamon bark. A lovely lush dessert wine with flavours of Turkish delight and rose syrup. Easy drinking, great with cookies. 89/100.

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Stanton & Killeen Rutherglen Muscat, Rutherglen, VIC

$20 from Dan Murphy’s. Clear, medium intensity dark mahogany colour (#8F3926 for you adobe people out there). A lovely bouquet, fresh and young, notes of caramelised figs, rose syrup and Asian gingered sweet soup. A lush dessert wine, somewhat light … Continue reading

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