Ata Rangi is one of my favourite pinot noir makers. I taste and buy their iconic, age-worthy pinot noir at every opportunity.
The 2017 vintage is an excellent riesling vintage, going on the evidence of my tastings.
Wine with age is one of life’s great pleasures and even a couple of years in the bottle can dramatically alter the sensory profile of a wine.
Australian’s love pinot noir. Production has more than doubled since 2002, and the trajectory for growth is upwards.
A couple of recent tastings alerted me to the tremendous choices available in Australian blended whites.
The 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir was tasted about nine months ago and awarded 96 points. Two more equally impressive pinot noir samples were reviewed recently.
Pinot noir continues to delight, in all its myriad shades.
Four recent releases confirmed my view that Clearview also makes very stylish reds.
The new vintage of Henschke Hill of Grace, 2012, has been released, and I have never tasted a more impressive new release from this vineyard.
Take a look at the stand-outs in my recent tasting of 110 chardonnays.