In the first of a two part tasting of a couple of amazing back vintage wines, I get the chance to check in on one of the Hunter Valley’s true pioneer families and a single vineyard Semillon at 24 years of age.
My introduction to Pinot Noir was via cool climate, New World, wines that I loved. Over the years I have gravitated towards Burgundy for Pinot Noir but have always kept a watching brief on the more modern styles.
Sunday sessions take two, and this time around we’re rolling into Monday (a public holiday in NSW at least) and I’ve decided to take a look at what is probably my favourite wine growing region in the entire world: Burgundy.
A passion for wine underpinned by a degree in winemaking and viticulture as well as the highest certification offered by the Wine & Spirits Education Trust - the Diploma in Wines, Phil Jones DipWSET provides a no-nonsense, no-BS, look at wine.
You won't find scores here, just a brief window into some of the wines I like, some of the wines a love, and some that I clearly don't.