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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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Burghound in Asia Grand Tasting (20110409)

Last year, we have Robert Parker in town and this year we have Allen Meadow in Singapore for Burghound inAsiaevent! He is known as one of the best, if not the best, wine critic / specialist in Burgundy. The event mainly … Continue reading

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2011 Casual session – 3 @ ES (20110406)

Yet another Casual session in ES. Some friends are new to ES thus I was quite worry about if they would feel comfortable with this little vault. I like this tasting room though, isolated from the crowd and can’t have … Continue reading

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