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Chehalem 3 Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA

$60. Tasted at Prince Wine Store. As the name suggests this is a blend made from fruit from three vineyards. Nice black plum, red cherry and sweet spice. Med-bodied wine with fresh flavours of plum, dark red cherries and a … Continue reading

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Littorai – Literally fine wines

Littorai is reknown for producing high-quality wines utilising organic and biodynamic approaches. The winemaker, Ted Lemon, trained with famous Burgundy houses DRC, Dujac and Roumier before returning to establish the winery in 1993. He takes a non-interventional approach, so there … Continue reading

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Littorai Cerise Vineyard Pinot Noir 2009, Anderson Valley, CA, USA

Tasted this on the weekend at Prince Wine Store, and ended up buying it for the evening. $85 – 100. Medium ruby colour with clean, youthful aromas of bright cherries and red berries. Quite expressive, but not overly complicated such … Continue reading

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Robert Sinskey Veinyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2000, Stags Leap, Napa Valley, USA

A friend (D) brought this back after visiting the winery. Back label says 37 barrels produced. Med+ – intense ruby colour, this is clearly an aged wine with jaded blackcurrant aromas and earthy undertones. Dry, full-bodied wine, still retains a … Continue reading

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