Month: April 2014

  • Basel Cellars Syrah, Pheasant Run Vineyards, 2008

    Spectacular. Like a fine vintage from the Barossa Valley. Oozing with flavour, nuance, licorice, coffee, black currant, smooth as a baby’s bottom, just 100% de-lovely. However, toxically alcoholic, and it will bring on a tired wooziness reminiscent of the Seinfeld Merv Griffin episode which involved a lot of tryptophan and deceit.   Price: Lost in […]

  • Serge Dagueneau & Filles Pouilly Fume, Tradition, 2011

    You meet someone at a party. Have a nice chat. Two days later you meet them on the street and can’t remember their name. That is this wine. It represents PF fine, has a toasty flair more smoke than grass, and warms to a gentle floral bouquet, there is really nothing offensive. It shows none […]