Wine Code Breaker #211

2014 Mayer Cabernet, Yarra Valley, Victoria One from the archives…Samuel Pepys is reported to be the pioneer of the modern tasting note. In 1663 he described a recent tasting, for him at least, as follows “Drank a sort of French wine, called Ho Bryan, that hath a good and most particular taste that ever IContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #211”

Wine Code Breaker #215

2015 Dexter Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria One from the archives of 2017…When I heard Dexter mentioned, I immediately thought of the mini-series of the same name. A character who is an expert in the reading of crimson hieroglyphs and perversely hungry for justice. You constantly wonder if he is a hero or monster? IsContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #215”