tasting note

Gaja Promis 2018 – WSET tasting note

Colour: The wine is clear, medium ruby. Nose: The wine is clean with medium+ intensity of primary aromas – red fruit (ripe strawberries, ripe raspberries), black fruit (red plum), herbal (dried thyme); secondary aromas – oak (vanilla, cloves, dry wood), tertiary aromas of dry fruit (dried cranberries), earth. Palate: The wine is dry, with high …

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The Boneline Hellblock Riesling 2019 – Tasting Note – Outstanding

Colour: Pale lemon Nose: Medium+ intensity or aromas of primary – stone fruit (peaches, nectarines), citrus (lime), floral (honeysucle), green fruit (green apple, ripe pear), other (wet stone); tertiary – petrol, ginger Palate: Off-dry, high acidity, medium+ body, medium alcohol, intense flavour intensity of primary – stone fruit (peaches, nectarines), citrus (lime), floral (honeysucle), green …

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Bryterlater Brambles Field Blend 2020 – tasting note

Bryterlater Wines is a new project from James Graves Opie, making unusual and funky, natural wines in North Canterbury, New Zealand. We found the bottle of Bryterlater Brambles Field Blend 2020 during our first visit to the Everyday Wine shop in Auckland. The wine is a blend of Syrah, Riesling, and Muscat made with carbonic …

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Memento Mori Etcetera Etcetera 2018 – tasting note

WSET specifications for all levels focus only on the conventional wines. Sure, you may get an organic or a biodynamic wine from a respecter producer to taste. But you will never get a wine that is a bit weird, a bit funky. It’s almost as if these wines did not exist. Fortunately, they fo exist …

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Alzinger Loibner Loibenberg Smaragd Grüner Veltliner 2015

Before we jump into the review and tasting note, let’s learn more about the Loibenberg vineyard. It is a 35ha vineyard site in the Wachau region of Austria. The vineyard is terraced, with the max slope at 81%, with the west and south-east aspect. With an altitude between 212 – 394 meters above sea level. …

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