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Puligny-Montrachet 2011 Louis Latour

2011 Puligny-Montrachet, Louis Latour 13.5%

First a few notes on Puligny-Montrachet and Louis Latour. Home to some of the world’s most extraordinary Chardonnays including the famous Montrachet, Chevalier-Monrachet and Batard-Montrachet, Puligny-Montrachet is the 216 hectare geographical middleman of the white wine villages bordered by Meursault to the north and by Chassagne Montrachet to the south. According to the history books, […]

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2010 Silverwood Estate Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula

Huon Hooke’s SMH wine of the week is this wine from the fabulous 2010 vintage, Huon writes: ‘Silverwood Estate is a tiny three hectare vineyard run by the Dennis family, with just three grape varieties, the others being chardonnay and sauvignon blanc. This pinot noir is medium-light red with purple tints. Some meaty reductive aromas […]

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