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Mas Romani (Mas Alta) Els Pics 2009, Priorat, Spain

Bodegas Mas Alta, based in the Priorat village of Vilella Alta, is a partnership of five Belgian families. The wine is made under consultation of two lords of the CdP scene – Michel Tardieu (of Tardieu-Laurent fame) and Philippe Cambie … 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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Revino Prosecco Extra Dry DOC, Veneto, Italy

$20 from Vintage Cellars (Albert Park). Clear pale yellow colour. Youthful crisp aromas of apple, jasmine and peach. Lovely fine mousse texture, good acidity to balance the soft flavours of peach and apple. 11% alc. A great easy drinking prosecco … Continue reading

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Zonin Amarone della Valpolicella DOC 2008, Veneto, Italy

AUD$55 from Dan Murphy’s. For the uninitiated, Amarone is a rich Italian style of wine requiring the partial drying of the harvested grapes on straw mats, appassimento, for about 120 days. Fermentation is long and slow, lasting from four to … Continue reading

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