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Chanson Pere and Fils Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir, 2006

The 2006 Chanson Pere & Fils Le Bourgogne Pinot Noir is the wine of the week in this week’s SMH Good Living. Huon Hooke writes: “Bollinger has owned Chanson since 1999, boosting its fairly ordinary reputation enormously in that time. Vineyards have been revived and winemaking improved. This is a basic burgundy that punches well […]

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42 Degrees South Pinot Noir

42 Degrees South Pinot Noir

Huon Hooke’s wine of the week in the SMH on Tuesday was 42 Degrees South Pinot Noir, 2004. He says, “This label is the new focus for Wellington Wines produced by Andrew Hood and his team just outside Hobart. It won a gold medal and topped the 2004-and-older pinot class in January’s Tasmanian regional wine […]

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Brook Eden Pinot Noir, 2005

Some very brief notes of a weekend tasting of Brook Eden 2005 Pinot Noir. This is a 13.5% alcohol pinot from Pipers Brook in Tasmania’s Tamar Valley. At 41 degrees south, this is an area which seems to provide a superb climate for pinots! The ’05 pinot has is a clear bright cherry red in […]

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