A lineup of shiraz I wanted to present to our little wine club in last autumn, but then the Covid situation got worse again and prevented the event from happening. It was only this June when I managed to gather my friends again, and despite some disappointing bottles, we could finally enjoy some good, even some world class wines. Continue reading →
I hope I can visit Chile one day, during the harvest period and taste some black grapes. Doing a vintage in a cellar would be even more amazing. That way I could probably understand where that very special character comes, which hallmarks the red wines of the country.
Small production, artisanal Australian Syrah from a cooler climate. It indeed has nothing to do with bold Oz Shirazes. I found their Close Planted Pinot Noir 2012 quite stunning earlier this year, and while this Syrah is also pretty, it hardly comes close.