White Burgundy and Australia - October 16, 2013

    White Burgundy

      2002 Pinot Blanc Bourgone, Henri Gouges
      2002 Nuits Saint-George Blanc, Robert Chevillon
      2000 Nuits Saint-George "Le Perriere" Blanc, Henri Gouge
      2001 Meursault, Leroy
      2002 Meursault, Leroy
      2001 Meursault "Les Perrieres", Leroy
      2001 Meursault "Clos de la Barre", Comte Lafon

    Australian Shiraz (plus some of Bob's notes)

      All the Shiraz wines are from South Australia's Barossa Valley north of Adelaide, except the two Delisio wines from the McLaren Valley south of Adelaide.

      1998 Penfold's Kalimna Bin 28
        Original planting in 1888, bought by Penfolds in 1945. First vintage in 1959.
      2000 Penfold's Bin 407 Cabernet
        Affordable version of Penfold's Bin 707, started with the 1990 vintage, sources from multiple vineyards and regions
      1992 Henschke Mt. Edelstone, Keyneton Vineyard
        100% Eden Valley (Barrossa) Shiraz, planted in 1912. 61 consecutive vintages, 95 PTS
      2001 Henschke Mt. Edelstone, Eden Valley
        RP - 95
      1993 Penfeld's Grange Barossa Blend
        Mostly Shiraz, with some Cabernet Sauvignon. Started in 1950 as an experiment by Max Schubert, sourced from multiple sites. Labeled "Grange Hermitage" until 1989.
      2004 De Lisio Shiraz
        De Lisio is McLaren Valley joint venture begun in 2002 by Tony and Krystina De Lisio. Ripe style up to 22 months in French Oak. RP - 96
      2004 De Lisio "Krystina" Shiraz
        Wine from a single vineyard, rated 91 by Steven Tanzer
      2002 Gibson Shiraz
        WS - 94
      2002 Glaetzer Shiraz
        15 months in new American Oak. RP - 95
      1999 Henry's Drive Reserve Shiraz


      Muscat, Victoria, R. L. Buller & Sons

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