I quite enjoyed having to do some homework on this wine as I’ve never looked into the La Brune wines before. Nico, the winemaker, is a viticulturist with many years… Read More
It’s not often that I get the chance to compare vintages. The lovely team at Anthonij Rupert Wines were kind enough to send me a beautiful basket that included the… Read More
Full disclosure…I am slightly biased when it comes to the Illimis wines. Lucinda’s winemaking philosophy will resonate with most of us: ‘Wine should be a window to where its vineyard… Read More
Nobody needs another review for this wine, but here it is…perhaps there’s some novelty in the age.
My father called this wine outstanding. He’s not wrong. He’s been tasting some seriously nice stuff from around the world as he helps me pour blind flights. This stood out… Read More
Despite my general meh feelings about rosé, I am here for deeply coloured saigneé and oak aged rosés… …so obviously Vine Venom’s flor aged rosé had me even more excited.
This was purchased near the start of our first lockdown…but I still remember it, and that speaks volumes.
What was the biggest gamble with this wine? Playing ‘what’s the vintage?’…as there’s no indication of the year until you remove the wax covering the cork. Luckily (all puns intended),… Read More