has judged wine professionally in twelve countries, contributes regularly to wine publications around the world and has lectured on wine in many countries. His speciality is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective. He gained his Master of Wine qualification in 2000.
Yarra Burn Bastard Hill Yarra Valley Australia Chardonnay 2004
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Strong grapefruit and minty/herbal/floral, good mouthfeel, some slightly reduced lees characters - tad funky. Dries a bit on finish - part of reduction? Gets better with aeration. Mod complex. 50% MLF, 50% new oak.
Tasted: Sep 2005 Closure: S'cap Average price: n/a
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