There are many stories told of seemingly super-human feats where experts identify blind-tasted wines.
UK chardonnay lovers Keith Prothero and Paul Day decided to test the assertion that, “prices of Burgundy bear no relation to their quality and that the New World has more than enough well-priced prime talent to challenge for Burgundy’s unassailable crown.”
Domaine Jean Dauvissat Chablis 1er Cru Côte de Lechet 2015, Burgundy, AUD $65
Quealy’s 2016 Tussie Mussie Pinot Noir, made from the French Clone 777, is well worth a look.
Occasionally, I get to attend an event where amazing old bottles of great wine are opened.
Nanny Goat is a Central Otago winery specialising in pinot noir.
A reader asks about the long term cellaring prospects of our great chardonnays in New Zealand.
Jane Eyre is an Aussie who has managed to make wine in Burgundy.
Australian wines can be as good as the best of the Old World.
Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey is one of my favourite producers of white Burgundy.