Pinot Noir

Endeavouring to clear a backlog of video material that has accumulated since going to Australia in December. Here are two films featuring eight red Burgundies I tasted late in 2010…. PART 1 Henri Prudhon St Aubin 1er Cru Les Frionnes 2006 (£18.50 Adnams, Yorkshire Vintners) There’s a toffee-like note to […]

Wine Tasting Videos: eight red Burgundies

Maison Roche de Bellène Bourgogne Rouge Vieilles Vignes Cuvée Réserve 2008 (£11.50 The Wine Society) An earthy youngster, no shortage of red berry and cherry flavour, nor of tangy minerality, but maybe just a little too structured and chewy for real class. B+ Tanners Red Burgundy 2008 (Roche de Bellène) […]

Wine Tasting Video – Five ‘basic’ Red Burgundies

A quick trip around a set of Pinots from The Wine Society. Think I should have been sent the wines in this case offer but there was no Momo and the Kumeu River instead. Anyway… Kumeu River Village Pinot Noir, 2009, Auckland (£8.95 The Wine Society) Smells good, with cherry […]

Wine Tasting Video: New Zealand Pinot Noir

In the last of five video interviews with elder statemen (and women) of the Australian wine industry that I’ve produced in the run-up to the annual Australia Day Wine tasting in London, here’s Tony Scherer of Frogmore Creek on Pinot Noir, organic viticulture and the variation in wine styles throughout […]

Tony Scherer of Frogmore Creek talks Tasmanian Pinot Noir