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Domaine Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux-Saint-Jacques Premier Cru 2008

Domaine Claude Dugat Gevrey-Chambertin Lavaux-Saint-Jacques Premier Cru 2008

This is a resoundingly delicious wine from Claude Dugat.  From Lavaux-Saint-Jacques, the biggest of the Gevrey-Chambertin premier cru vi...
Gartelmann Jesse Mudgee Shiraz 2014

Gartelmann Jesse Mudgee Shiraz 2014

The 2014 vintage of Gartelmann's Mudgee shiraz has rich aromas of plums, oak, vanilla and cedar.  The palate is full bodied, with oak...
Dinny Goonan Single Vineyard Riesling Otway Ranges 2018

Dinny Goonan Single Vineyard Riesling Otway Ranges 2018

I spotted this riesling from the Otway Ranges (Victoria) in, well, the Otway Ranges.  The vineyard looks to be just south of the Geelong ...
Curly Flat White Pinot Macedon Ranges 2018

Curly Flat White Pinot Macedon Ranges 2018

Described as a "white pinot", I had assumed the wine inside would be a pinot blanc.  In fact, putting to one side the clonal as...
Angullong Fossil Hill Barbera 2016

Angullong Fossil Hill Barbera 2016

This is an enjoyable and interesting barbera from Angullong in the Orange wine region.  Quite savoury and Italian in bearing, it opens to...
Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Cailles Premier Cru 2006

Domaine Robert Chevillon Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Cailles Premier Cru 2006

I'm yet to taste a poor Robert Chevillon wine.  This is another outstanding one, this time from Nuits-Saint-Georges and the premier c...

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