Author Archives: Dave Chan

2007 Bibi Graetz Testamatta –

“…one of Tuscany’s true cult wines. Testamatta. It’s a pure Sangiovese that has the race and breed of a grand cru Burgundy. Think of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti’s La Tache” James Suckling, April 2010 “I continue to be impressed with … Continue reading

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2009 Pontet Canet – The Perfect one?

Wine: 2009 Pontet Canet Region: France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Pauillac Viticulture: 100% bio-dynamic farming Grape Varietals: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. Glass: Riedel Bordeaux, Sommelier Tasting Note: Alcohol :: 14% Opened for 60mins, decanted for another … Continue reading

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1996 Chateau Margaux

1996 is a great year in Bordeaux, to be precise, a great year for the left bank. The quality of the Cabernet Sauvignon is superlative. However, this also means the wines are meant for long haul as tannic, backward and … Continue reading

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2009 Domaine Rossignol Trapet Chambertin Grand Cru

The vineyards of Domaine Rossignol Trapet used to be treated with chemical and fertilizers in 70s & 80s which affected the health of the soil then the vines. In order to restore the health of the vineyards, Nicolas & David … Continue reading

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2009 Domaine G. Roumier / Christophe Roumier Morey St. Denis 1er Cru Clos de La Bussière

We don’t make Pinot Noir, we make wines from terroir which expresses itself through Pinot Noir Chambolle Musigny probably produces the most seductive, elegant wines in Burgundy and Domaine Georges Roumier is no doubt the most reliable / best producer … Continue reading

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The magnificent 1970 Trotanoy

1970 Chateau Trotanoy  (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, Pomerol) Under the exceptional leadership of Moueix family (owner of Chateau Petrus and several top Chateaus in Pomerol), Trotanoy has become one of the greatest estates in Pomerol. I am never disappointed by the consistent … Continue reading

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Drinking Egon Muller with Egon Muller IV

I have attended Egon Muller‘s dinner two years ago and tasted some top class Rieslings and learned from the soft-spoken, charming Egon Muller IV. I’m glad that Mr. Egon Muller IV came back to Singapore and hosted another dinner to … Continue reading

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