Category: Tasting Notes

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Bourgogne Wines – 2019 Quick Tasting

Below are some tasting notes made on the Bourgogne with geographical denomination trade tasting in 2019. Red 2015, Domaine Manuel Oliver Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits Vieilles Vignes Red – …

Lumiere Sparkling Koshu 2016

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Yamanashi, Japan. Grapes: Koshu Popular with Japanese fusion restaurants in the UK and a sure-fire hit with oysters, this delicate sparkling wine …

Jackfall Cabernet Franc Classic 2012

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Villany, Hungary. Grapes: Cabernet Franc Founded in 2001, this 13.5 hectare estate is co-owned by Gábor Jandrasics and Sára Elek. The wine …

Lismore Estate Reserve Viognier, Greyton, 2017

★★★★☆ (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Greyton, South Africa. Grapes: Viognier This is Samantha O’Keefe’s flagship white wine, a 100% Viognier from fruit harvested at her Greyton vineyard. …

Lismore Estate Chardonnay 2016

★★★★★ Pick! (how do my ratings work?) Hails from: Western Cape, South Africa. Grapes: Chardonnay Here’s a marvellous, cool climate (yes, I know this is South Africa) Chardonnay. Made from …