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Heemskerk Chardonnay 2007 Review

The SMH Wine of the Week this week is the Heemskerk Chardonnay 2007. Huon Hooke writes: Foster’s has revived the Heemskerk brand with a snappy etched-label design and a trio of fine Tassie wines, this one from Coal River Valley grapes. It’s shy and a little closed at first but responds to warming and time […]

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Bream Creek Reserve Pinot Noir 2005

Bream Creek Reserve Pinot Noir 2005

After managing to survive a few years in the cellar, this highly regarded wine from the supreme 2005 Tasmanian vintage was tasted recently with pancetta wrapped pork fillet with sage and apple, accompanied by roasted vegetables.The wine is a deep crimson colour and has a nose of dark berries, spice, some earthiness and some fine […]

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Josef Chromy Botrytis Riesling 2007

Josef Chromy Botrytis Riesling 2007

The wine of the week in yesterday’s SMH is the 2007 Josef Chromy Botrytis Riesling. Huon Hooke writes: “This remarkable Tasmanian sweetie wasn’t out of place alongside $250 German and Austrian trokenbeerenausleses at a recent wine tasting, despite being less sweet. Great purity of aromas and good clean botrytis are its hallmarks. The aromas are […]

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