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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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Nichols food and wine bar, Carlton North

I have to admit that I am pleasantly surprised and disappointed for the owners that Nichols doesn’t receive better patronage on a Friday evening. It offers a quiet environment, great tasting and well-priced food, and a thoughtfully assembled wine list. … Continue reading

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Agricola Querciabella Mongrana, Maremma Toscana IGT 2009

$25 from Prince Wine Store. A 50/25/25 blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. A small proportion of the wine is aged in barriques for ten months and this gives some element of tannin structure to this young fruity wine. … Continue reading

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Agricola Querciabella Batar Chardonnay Pinot Bianco IGT 2009, Greve, Tuscany, Italy

Tasted at Prince Wine Store (South Melbourne) (RP AUD$120). Clear, pale lemon colour. A clean nose, med+ intensity aromas of almond, white peach and nectarine. A dry, med+ bodied white wine with a smooth velvety texture, zesty and carrying more … Continue reading

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