’14 Hamilton Russell Chardonnay

Though I find it hard not to blather on about "Burgundian" style from the New World, I will do my best to avoid it, and just state that Hamilton Russell is a very good example of this. Their '12 Pinot Noir is one of the best, if not┬áthe┬ábest, wines I have ever tasted. So lets... Continue Reading →

’14 Glen Carlou Chardonnay

Glen Carlou is a South African winery I cannot recommend enough. They have the value "Classic" line as well as the "Gravel Quarry" top shelf offering. Both are exceptional for what they are intended for. Here we go with the Chardonnay from the "Classic" selection. The nose is toasty stonefruit - stone/tropical fruit being what... Continue Reading →

’14 Rustenberg Sauvignon Blanc

I myself being a massive fan of the value New Zealand offerings such as Astrolabe, a quick scan of the label denoting bell pepper was all it took to sell me on this Sauv Blanc. Luckily, I was not disappointed. This South African's nose offered tropical fruit with a hint of nut and toast. The... Continue Reading →

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