Daily Archives: December 14, 2007

Musing on Muscat

Innocent Bystander Victoria Moscato 2007 This wine is so pretty – it has the essence of Muscat’s perfume in a light-bodied format. It would be perfect with a light dessert of fresh berries in the summer. Produced in Healesville 5.5% … Continue reading

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Bubbling Red

d’Arenberg Mclaren Vale The Peppermint Paddock Sparkling Red Chambourcin Loads of overt fruit mark this a fun quaffer. Grown, produced and bottled in McLaren Vale 14.5% $$17.99 at K&L d’Arenberg Charles Melton Sparkling Red This is amazingly delicious with complexity, … Continue reading

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Aussie Bubbles

Taltarni Victoria & Tasmania Brut Tache Rose 52% Chardonnay, 41% Pinot Noir and 7% Pinot Meunier. A bit of red wine is added at disgorging. P&B in Moonambel in Victoria 13% $13.99 at K&L Taltarni Taltarni Tasmania Clover Hill Brut … Continue reading

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Kiwi Sparkling

No.1 Family Estate Marlborough Cuvee No.1 Blanc de Blanc Sparkling Wine nv Crisp and concentrated, like biting into a green apple. As with Blanc de Blancs from Champagne, this is 100% Chardonnay, aged two years en tirage. Owner & winemaker … Continue reading

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