Shaw + Smith M3 Chardonnay 2013, Adelaide Hills, Australia (£24.99 Majestic, Bentley’s Wine Merchants, CellarVie Wines, D Byrne & Co, Harrods, Leamington Wine Company, ND John Wine Merchants, Noel Young Wines, Ozwines.co.uk, Philglas & Swiggot, Provender Brown, Taylor’s Fine Wines, The Secret Cellar, Shills of Cockermouth, Slurp.co.uk, Winedirect.co.uk) Initially shy […]

Chardonnay from Australia, France, South Africa & California

Paul Cluver Pinot Noir 2009, Elgin (£14-15 SA Wines Online, Vivat Bacchus, High Timber Restaurant) Big toasty oak is the first thing you notice, then raspberries, strawberries (both fresh and cooked) and plums, quite rich, ripe and tasty, but just a little too correct. B(+) Newton Johnson Pinot Noir 2009, […]

Wine Tasting Video: Three South African Pinot Noirs