Tag: Chardonnay

Kiss of wine white wines
02
Sep
2021

Kiss of Wine – White wine in a can

Can a can of wine taste good? Yes it can, sorry, I know too many cans in a sentence, but like it or not it seems that ‘wine in a…

The Curator White blend
06
Jul
2021

The Curator

Always nice when you get a recommendation for a wine that turns out to be not exactly what you thought it would be like but surprises you and that’s exactly…

Furleigh Estate Chardonnay
20
Mar
2021

Furleigh Estate – English wine at its best – Pt 2

From the first time I tasted a wine from Furleigh Estate I was hooked, the wine in question was their white Pinot Noir at an event a couple of years…

Jaraman Australian Chardonnay
07
Jan
2021

Wakefield Jaraman Chardonnay

Carrying on the excellent start to 2021 (I am only talking drinking wine here) we are off to our Australian friends for an unusual fusion of Chardonnay grapes from from…

Battle of the Chardonnays
07
Dec
2020

Chardonnay – Two contrasting styles

Still regarded as one of the most popular wines in the world, Chardonnay has gone through some rocky times, remember the 1990’s when over oaked Chards were everywhere. Well, times…

Wolf Blass red label
20
Oct
2020

Thirsty like the Wolf

Not had a bottle of Wolf Blass for a while now, don’t really know why as I have always enjoyed their wines, great value, nice enough for any a occasion…

Simpsons Chardonnay
16
Jun
2020

English wine at its best

I must admit whenever I have the chance to taste English wine I am constantly surprised (although I shouldn’t be) at how good the quality is. Whether it be still…

Edna Valley Chardonnay
03
Nov
2019

Edna Valley 2017 Chardonnay

Do you enjoy Chardonnay? and why is it still treated with some apprehension? Rich and loud, popular in the 90’s although Bridget Jones did her best to make it slightly…

26
Sep
2019

Ian Botham Wines, 2nd Test

As I’ve said in an earlier review of celebrity endorsed wines I’m always a bit sceptical but I must say in this case that scepticism is unfounded, the Botham range…

Botham Wines
07
May
2019

Sir Ian Botham Wines

Always a bit sceptical about celebrity endorsed wines but in this case the man himself cricket legend Sir Ian Botham is renowned as a passionate wine lover especially the Aussie…

Lot XI chardonnay
06
Apr
2019

Lot XI Chardonnay

A quick review Couldn’t let this bottle from Aldi pass without a quick mention, a lovely Aussie Chardonnay from Clare Valley/Margaret River, full of fresh citrus, tropical fruits and a…

Luis Felipe Edwards Chardonnay
30
Oct
2018

Over the top Chardonnay? Yes it is but….

Not another over the top buttery Chardonnay, I hear you cry, yes it is but and It’s a big but (if you pardon the expression) this is an over the…

23
Aug
2018

Champagne Road Trip 2018

‘Come quickly, I’m tasting stars’ exclaimed the Benedictine Monk Dom Pérignon, when talking about the worlds most celebrated fizzy drink Champagne and to be honest, I don’t think he was…

14
May
2018

Stone, Vine & Sun – Chardonnay & Pinot Noir Festival 2018

If you like and want to know more about wine the best way is to try as many as you can and what better way of doing it without breaking…

25
Nov
2017

Bellingham Homestead series Chardonnay 2016

Always been a big fan of anything Bellingham produce and this excellent Chardonnay from the Franschhoek Valley in South Africa doesn’t disappoint. A little bit of trivia I found out…

12
Aug
2017

Graham Beck – Fabulous South African Fizz

Been spoilt with good fizz over the last few months and this Graham Beck is up there with the best I’ve tasted especially for the price. From the first sip…