Month: August 2015

Matua, Pinot Noir 2014 Review

Matua, Pinot Noir 2014

When a light weight red is the order of the day, it’s hard to go past a youthful Pinot Noir. But as any winemaker will tell you, being a low yielding grape and troublesome in the vineyard, it’s a style which is notoriously expensive when you are looking for a wine of reasonable quality. And…
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Henri Bourgeois - Pouilly-Fume en Travertin 2013 Review

Henri Bourgeois, Pouilly-Fume en Travertin 2013

If you’re a devotee to the Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc style but feel like being a tad adventurous, why not take a punt next time you’re at the bottle shop and look for something from the Pouilly-Fumé region instead. The Upper Loire Valley in central France has two pre-eminent wine production regions, Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre. And…
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