The Unexpurgated Wine Code

The Unexpurgated Wine Code

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

A guide for wine lovers through the ages and a guide to coping in a world that is passionate about wine when you are not.


Wine Code Breaker #370

2017 Garden of Earthly Delights (by Syrahmi) Nebbiolo, Heathcote, Victoria The “Nebb Off” highlights are completed with a comparison of the fruits. As with all grapes, the flavours will be a function of place and season. The warmer the climate, the fuller and rounder the fruits will be. The cooler will be finer, perhaps moreContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #370”

Wine Code Breaker #369

2018 Prōterō Gumeracha (by SC Pannell) Nebbiolo, Adelaide Hills, South Australia The “Nebb Off” highlights continue where a comparison of tannins can be made. Nebbiolo tannins are inherently obvious and if mishandled, will dominate to deliver a chunky and chewy wine that will just not soften. Handled deftly, the tannins will balance the fruit andContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #369”


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