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Elk Cove Vineyards Pinot Noir 2009, Willamette Valley, OR

This inexpensive Pinot Noir from Elk Cove has a very generous nose of red fruit, ripe strawberry, plums and spice. Med+ to intense crimson colour, the 14.2% alc isn’t very obvious as the abundant acidity provides the perfect cover. The … Continue reading

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Americas tasting UOMSWS

The University of Melbourne Student Wine Society had it’s day out in the sun a couple of weeks ago with a showing of quaffers from the Americas. To be honest, there is a decent range of South American wines to … Continue reading

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Chehalem Reserve Pinot Noir 2008, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA

$115. Tasted at Prince Wine Store. To be honest, I really struggled with this one. It was the first in a line-up, and to me, all the others simply stomped this into the ground. There was nothing wrong with it, … Continue reading

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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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