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Pétales d'Osoyoos Larose 2013

Pétales d'Osoyoos Larose 2013

I've written previously about this producer from the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia in Canada, and 2013 vintage is another good ...
A few good cabernets; Wantirna Estate 2012, Lake's Folly Cabernets 2014 and Les Tourelles de Longueville 1996

A few good cabernets; Wantirna Estate 2012, Lake's Folly Cabernets 2014 and Les Tourelles de Longueville 1996

Each of these cabernets are in a style that I enjoy drinking and it was a joy to taste them together.   Wantirna Estate's  "Amel...
LaBise Adelaide Hills Sangiovese 2015

LaBise Adelaide Hills Sangiovese 2015

I've liked all of LaBise's new releases from the Adelaide Hills.  This wine's a sangiovese and it's also well made.  It h...
d'Arenberg "The Broken Fishplate" Sauvignon Blanc 2016

d'Arenberg "The Broken Fishplate" Sauvignon Blanc 2016

The customary unusual name from d'Arenberg.  At $20, this sauvignon blanc is a good example of an Adelaide Hills sauvignon blanc.  In...
Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and Nicolas Cantena Amancaya Gran Reserva Malbec Cabernet 2013

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and Nicolas Cantena Amancaya Gran Reserva Malbec Cabernet 2013

This wine from Mendoza in Argentina is made by a joint venture between Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and the Catena family in Mendoza.  I...
Back at the desk; Clos de los Siete 2013

Back at the desk; Clos de los Siete 2013

Well, I'm back at the desk having returned from a couple of weeks abroad in British Columbia in Canada.  It was not a wine trip, but ...

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IMW Annual Bordeaux tasting - 2013 vintage

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