Savour Australia Day 4: a visit to Jacob’s Creek, with heritage sites and old vintages.
Day 3 of Brunello visits, including two monumental wines: 1998 and 1995 Poggio al Vento from Col d’Orcia.
Last write-up of my Tuscan week: the delicious Chianti wines of Fattoria di Petroio.
Valdipiatta Vigna d’Alfiero vertical 2008-1983: leading Vino Nobile di Montepulciano in top shape.
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano has just improved on last year but the general level is still unsatisfactory.
A statistical look at my tasting of 97 Chiantis from 2009 – for fun and, hopefully, education.