A Game of Tag: Philosophy, Annoyances and Places

I'm quite new to blogging, and I must admit I'm terrible at technology and don't particularly love social media. But, my love of writing made creating a blog an ambition, and when I became a sommelier I thought what better way to stay connected and up-to-date with the world of wine than creating a wine... Continue Reading →

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Cantina Terlan Chardonnay 2016

Tropical, lively and clean. Translucent straw yellow colour, intense, fresh aromas of tropical fruit such as banana, passion fruit and mango with hints of lemon and fresh flowers, light and fresh on the palate with high acidity and a clean finish with reoccurring notes of banana and passion fruit. Food pairings: with a light structure... Continue Reading →

Speri Amarone Vigneti di Monte Sant’Urbano 2012

A vigorous, bold and rich wine with lush aromas and impactful flavours. Compact garnet colour, complex aromas with a depth of expression, amarena cherry, roasted plums, dark berries, dried figs, dried violets, cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon and clove, tabacco and liquorice, on the palate intense and vibrant with a medium-full body, surprisingly high acidity, velvety tannins... Continue Reading →

Zenato Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2015

Strawberry fields forever, soft rose petals and vibrant simplicity in a wine that's approachable and at the same time beautifully refined. Bright, lively ruby colour with violet reflections, delicate and inviting aromas of fresh strawberries, cherries and cranberry with rose petal accents framed by warm spices of vanilla and cinnamon, soft and fresh on the... Continue Reading →

Francis Coppola Diamond Collection Zinfandel

Big, juicy and plump with smouldering accents. Dark ruby colour, intense aromas of cherry, forest fruits and plum, sweet spices, cinnamon and vanilla, and toasted nuances of cocoa, on the palate well balanced with intense flavours, high acidity, mellow tannins, and a smokey, dry finish. Food pairings: This wine expresses depth in aromas but a... Continue Reading →

Castelnau de Suduiraut Sauternes 2009

Vibrant, rich and seductive. An enticing contradiction of sweet and savoury. Luminous and charged golden colour, rich aromas of candied peach, apricot, dates, raisins, orange blossom, honey and saffron with hints of flint stone. On the palate sweet and velvety balanced by high acidity and saline qualities, intense flavours with a clean, mineral finish and... Continue Reading →

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