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Saturday, 23 August 2014

September Monopoly release from Strøm, Best Buys and Premium Wines

2009 Bonville Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Brut Millesime
Pale lemon yellow, small bubbles. Fresh nose, apples, citrus, chalk, cool seafront nose. Fresh acidity, lively mousse, slight decaying apples aroma on the palate, ever so slightly hollow mid palate, slightly yeasty and beery finish, long. 90

2011 Vincent Careme Vouvray Ancestrale
Towards lemon yellow, small bubbles. Minerals, leaner nose, focused, some bananas and tropical fruit behind cool minerality. Fresh acidity, fairly firm mousse, fresh and lively, fruitier palate but on the firm side, always a banana touch for me, good length. 88

2013 Gysler Best Buys Organic Series Gysler Rheinhessen Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity nose, some yellow apples, yellow plums and bananas on the nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, fresher palate, lively, citrusy, good length. 86

2012 Gunderloch Fritz's Riesling
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, citrus, fruity and light floral note nose. Fresh acidity, fresh and fruity, rounded, elegant texture. 86

2012 Gunderloch Nackenheim Riesling
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, tropical note, light minerality, some yeast still on the nose. Fresh acidity, rounded, apply, red apples, slight sweet fruity note, good mineral finish. 88

2013 Fritz Haag Brauneberger Riesling trocken
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, firmer nose, minerals, fairly tight. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh and lovely fruits, fairly elegant but not thrilling. Fresh finish. 87

2013 Fritz Haag Brauneberger Juffer Sonnenuhr Riesling GG
Pale lemon yellow. Tight, apples, citrus, minerals, ever so slightly scented nose. Fresh acidity, mouthwatering, fresh and lively, detailed, crisp, lovely playfulness, slight apple bitterness in finish, long. 92

2013 Philipp Kuhn Steinbuckel Riesling GG
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, yellow plums, slight apricot note, almost a little yoghurt touch. Fresh acidity, bit firmer, fresh and fruity, leaner, refreshing, long. 90

2011 Route du Van Gioia Bianco
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, light tropical tone and ever so slightly smokey nose. Freshish acidity, fruity, lemons, fresh and easy. 78

2012 Luke Lambert Chardonnay

Pale lemon yellow. Butter, slight bacon and popcorn nose, bit rich. Freshish acidity, ripe and creamy texture, again popcorn, butter and nuts, maybe something to try with cod and nutty butter. 88

2013 Michel Bailly Puilly Fumé Les Vallons
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, yellow plums and some orange blossoms nose. Freshish acidity, rounded, fruity, chalk, softer texture, fruity finish, little bit metallic. 87

2012 Sarnin-Berrux Saint Aubin blanc
Lightly cloudy pale golden. Apples, fruity, peach and fresh pineapples nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, salty, rounded texture. 87

2012 Sarnin-Berrux Saint Romain blanc
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, salt, autumn beach front, peach and yellow plums nose. Fresh acidity, lively, fresh, rounded, very overripe yellow apples palate, elderflower, slight bergamot note, good length. 88

2012 Sarnin-Berrux Meursault
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, slight yeast note, peach and pears, subdued minerals. Fresh acidity, quite intense palate, fresh and lively, citrus and granny smith apples, leaner and more focused finish. Different Meursault. 91

2012 Sarnin-Berrux Meursault 1er Cru Blagny
Towards lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, rounded nose, minerals, elderflower and bergamot. Fresh acidity, rounded, some butter, more creamy texture, fresh and lively, detailed, fresh and long finish. 92

2012 Sarnin-Berrux Saint Romain rouge
Ruby. Red berries, scented, fruity, some floral notes, charming nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and lively, slightly hollow mid palate and ever so slightly herbal to be picky, on the other hand fresh and invigorating. 88

2013 Mac Forbes Yarra Valley Pinot Noir
Bright ruby. Red berries, fruity, ripe, slight herbal note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fairly lively, fruity, good length. Just a touch warm fruit. 87

2012 Mac Forbes Coldstream Pinot Noir
Bright ruby. Red berries, fruity, something cool about it, fresh raspberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, red berries, towards mouthwatering, fresh finish. Lovely fruity, lacks a little bit of depth to be picky. 89

2012 Mac Forbes Gruyere Pinot Noir
Own rootstocks! Bright ruby. Red berries, sun warm nettles, some plums and something deeper hard to pinpoint. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fairly lively, fruity, leaner mid palate and finish, good length. 89

2012 Luke Lambert Yarra Valley Syrah
Deep ruby. Red and darker fruits nose, vanilla cane, pepper, blackberries, rich and ripe nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, quite lively, fruity finish, a touch warm. Ever so slightly herbal note. 88

2012 Tom Shobbrook Tommy Ruff
Ruby. Rich, fruity, ripe, red berries and a slight candied fruit note nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and sweet, little bit to candied fruit for my palate but well made. 86

2012 Luigi Oddero Barbera d'Alba
Ruby. Rich, fruity, red berries over blackberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, quite lively, bit firm texture in the back, good length. 86

2008 Luigi Oddero Barolo Rocche Rivera Scarrone
Bright ruby, garnet rim. Scented red berries, liquorice, tar and subdued roses nose, more elegant and fresher than some in the vintage. Fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, fresh and lively, quite firm, relatively focused, long. 90

2009 Giovanni Canonica Barolo Paiagallo
3000 bottles made. Bright ruby. Rich, fruity, plums, tar, roses, alcohol on the nose. Fresh acidity, high of ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, firmer finish, dry tannic finish. 89

2009 Speri Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico Superiore
Ruby. Rich, roasted coffee nose, dark chocolate and nettles. Fresh acidity, rich and ripe, leaner palate, preserves a cool green bell pepper like note to keep it fresher, good length. 88

Strøm and Premium Wines

2012 Haras de Pirque Reserva Chardonnay
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, smoked note, slightly toasty. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity if leaner. 78

2013 Settesoli Mandrarossa Timperosse Petit Verdot
Deep ruby. Rich, coffee, blackberries nose, little bit warm nose. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, dark berries, hollow finish. 83

2012 Haras de Pirque Reserva Carmenere
Deep ruby. Herbs and green bell pepper, blackcurrants. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, lean, herbal and thin but fresh. 79

2010 Château Suau Cadillac
Deep ruby. Cassis, somewhat extracted nose, rich and polished. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rounded, a bit made, lacks personality. 82

2011 Du Clos La Traversée Terrasses du Larzac
Ruby. Dark berries, light herbal note and some spices on the nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, fresh but somewhat thin. 84

2011 Dievole Chianti Classico
Ruby. Rich, fruity, ripe, liquorice, dark fruits and plums nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich and fruity, anise finish. 85

2012 Château Gigognan Châteauneuf-du-Pape Clos du Roi
Deep ruby. Rich, jammy, cooked strawberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity and towards sweet, ripe. Bit easy going. 86

2012 Château Gigognan Châteauneuf-du-Pape Pape Cardinalice
Deep ruby. Rich, ripe, dark berries nose, alcohol shines through, spicy. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rich, big, alcoholic, lacks substance. 86

2007 Podere Brizio Brunello di Montalcino Riserva
Ruby. Rich nose, ripe fruits, chocolate, leather, ever so slightly cooked. Fresh acidity, ripe and rich, fruity, liquorice and ripe cherries, good length. 88

2007 San Leonardo
Ruby. Cassis, bell peppers, scented, fresh and detailed nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, more nuances, cool touch to it. Good length. 89

2009 Napanook 
Deep ruby. Cassis, blackberries, vanilla, fruity, scented, little bit warm, layered. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, ripe red and darker berries, fruity, rich finish, long. 90

2009 Dominus 
Deep ruby. Rich nose, layered, complex, dark berries, scented, anise and blueberries, leather, faint tobacco note. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and fruity, lively, rich and complex, long finish. 93

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