Duckhorn Vineyards, Rector Creek, 2004 (Magnum)

Duckhorn Vineyards, Rector Creek, 2004 (Magnum)
This was a great example of a classic Cabernet; unmistakable nose and distinct flavours of blackcurrants. Surprisingly not a monster wine – for a Napa Cabernet, but medium bodied with a perfect amount of refreshing acidity.     Share this:FacebookTwitter

Launceston Place, Kensington

Launceston Place, Kensington
My favorite restaurant that’s set on a quaint bend in a residential backstreet of Kensington for my birthday. We chose again the splendid six course tasting menu… with a delicious Dom Perignon 2003 aperitif           A white in magnum from the Mosel: Riesling, Scharzhofberger, Van Volxem 2007 with the Amuse bouche and ...

Boutinot Séguret Les Coteaux Schisteux, 2009 (Magnum)

Boutinot Séguret Les Coteaux Schisteux, 2009 (Magnum)
Took this bottle to a long overdue lunch at Heather’s, who turned out to be a bit of a wondrous, creative chef in the kitchen. I’ll have to watch what I serve her on Friday afternoons in future! Medium bodied (in a good way), smooth soft smoky flavours with enough tannin and dryness to prove some integrity. ...