Impressive tasting of 16 Shirazes young & old. The winner: 1998 Jim Barry The Armagh.
The 2012 Pannon Wine Challenge is over. Grand trophy winner is Oremus Tokaji Aszú 3 puttonyos 2006. There are also surprises, such as gold medals for a Syrah and a Juhfark from… Slovakia.
Two wines from the Rhone, both powerful and very ripe… yet balanced and utterly convincing.