The Unexpurgated Wine Code

The Unexpurgated Wine Code

unexpurgated (adjective); (of a text) complete and containing all the original material; uncensored.

The Unexpurgated Wine Code offers a set of wine tasting notes to showcase the many emotions that a humble glass of wine may invoke. Some are serious, some are amusing and some are just plain ridiculous. Each note is presented as a Wine Code Breaker as if to impart an answer to the bigger puzzle that is wine.


Wine Code Breaker #405

2022 Tupelo Pinot Gris Riesling Pinot Blanc Gewurtztraminer Stargazer, Tasmania “Would you like some fruit salad”? “No thanks, I already have some” as I sniff and swirl a glass of wine. Does a wine with four or more varieties count as fruit salad? Blending multiple varieties together is to build on the synergies, ensure the…

Wine Code Breaker #404

2022 Longview Macclesfield Grüner Veltliner, Adelaide Hills, South Australia The recent elevation in grunting from the TV speakers marks the arrival of the tennis season to our shores. Why all this noise? Well, there is scientific evidence that proves the dynamic velocity and isometric force of both serves and forehand strokes increases with grunting. That…


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