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Ca' Bolani Pinot Grigio Friuli 2017

Ca' Bolani Pinot Grigio Friuli 2017

From Friuli in Italy’s north west, this pinot grigio opens to sweet smelling aromas of apple skins, green mango and herbs. The palate is ...
Church Road Hawke's Bay Pinot Gris 2018

Church Road Hawke's Bay Pinot Gris 2018

This pinot gris is influenced by the Alsace style, and is from Hawke's Bay in New Zealand's north island.  In the glass, there ar...
Dopff au Moulin Pinot Gris Alsace 2017

Dopff au Moulin Pinot Gris Alsace 2017

The first of three pinot gris posts, each of them representing different styles.  This Alsation pinot gris has a quite distinctive aroma ...
FX Pichler Loibner Federspiel Wachau Riesling 2013

FX Pichler Loibner Federspiel Wachau Riesling 2013

If you wish to know about the wines of Wachau in Austria, the Austrians make it particularly easy to learn.  Their website is terrific an...
M. Chapoutier Les Incontournables Crozes-Hermitage and Luberon 2016

M. Chapoutier Les Incontournables Crozes-Hermitage and Luberon 2016

Here are two sound releases from M. Chapoutier, both from the 2016 vintage.  Luberon sits between the southern Rhône valley and Provence,...
Thousand Candles Yarra Valley 2011

Thousand Candles Yarra Valley 2011

Thousand Candles was launched in the Yarra Valley with a lot of hype, an on trend ethos of site expression, a stellar price ($100) and s...

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