Pinot Gris from the Western Cape

Adam Mason Pinot Gris 2016 Colour –  Medium straw yellow with green flecks. Nose –  Fruit salad, mainly green apples with a back note of pepper and a lick of sweetness. Taste –  This has a lovely body which is balanced by a clean medium acidity that perfectly entwines the fruit. CONCLUSIONS One of the characteristics I love…

Today, it’s Cru Du Beaujolais

Henry Fessy Cru Du Beaujolais – Brouilly 2014 Look –  Clear, medium density, dark ruby red. Nose –  Clean, pronounced aromas of ripe juicy raspberries, strawberries and plums with just the right amount of black pepper spice. Over all, a very moorish aroma. Taste –  A dry,  but light bodied wine with medium acidity, low tannin…

Sancerre – my sauvy savior!

I have just received my second order from my new wine club, Naked Wines. This time around I have ordered a mixed dozen to drink and note up. My first bottle is a Sancerre which is made from the Sauvignon Blanc grape. It is a straight varietal, so only this grape is used. When is…

My trophy wine

My trophy wine – My magnum of 1998 vintage of Tahbilk 1860 vines Shiraz. These vines are some of the oldest in the world, on their own root stocks. I drank this last Christmas, and WOW!