David Bicknell of Oakridge has fired a shot at the French use of terroir as a marketing tool.
Montsablé IGP Pays D’Oc Chardonnay 2016, France, NZD $19.95
Where did Australia’s signature grape, shiraz, come from?
Chaptalisation is the name given to sugar addition to grape juice or must before and/or during fermentation.
Continuing this successful series of monthly wine tastings, I now move offshore.
Mirabeau Côtes de Provence Rosé 2015, France, AUD $19
Rameau d’Or Côtes de Provence Rosé 2015, France, AUD $25-$27
Chateau Rieussec Grand Cru Sauternes 1997, Bordeaux, NZD $95
Domaine de Tholomies Minervois La Livinière 2011, France, NZD $20.99
Pierre et Papa Vin Extraordinaire White 2015, Comté Tolosan IGP, France, AUD $19.99