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Wine tasting at That Little Wine Bar Penang

That Little Wine Bar is an unassuming but delightful little place in Jalan Chow Thye in George Town, just off the relentless rush of the main road. Every Thursday evening they have a wine tasting soiree of three wines selected by James the sommelier, accompanied by some lovely nibbles. The blurb said ‘come and join […]

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Mount Pleasant 2007 Cellar Aged Elizabeth Semillon

2007 Mt Pleasant Cellar Aged Elizabeth Semillon, Hunter Valley 11%

Huon Hooke’s Wine of the Week in this week’s Sydney Morning Herald is this great bargain aged Semillon from McWilliams. Huon writes: ‘Hunter Semillon is one of the world’s greatest ageing white wines. Elizabeth is always released after some ageing (the 2012 and ’11 vintages are also available), but the proof of the pudding is […]

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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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