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Jacques Bruére Blanc de Blancs 2007

The stellar Villiera Monro Brut 2007 ( wine of show at this year’s Five Nations Wine Challenge, 5 Stars in Platter’s 2013) contains not only 34% Pinot Noir but 15% Pinot Meunier in addition to 51% Chardonnay, but in most instances I’m not sure what the red varieties contribute to local bottle-fermented sparkling wine – [...]

December 24, 2012
by Christian
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Five Nations Wine Challenge 2012 results

Results of this year’s Five Nations Wine Challenge between Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand and South Africa have been announced. There were a total of 540 wines under scrutiny – five judges involved, one from each country participating; 16 classes of wine and each judge set the task of selecting seven or eight wines from [...]

October 26, 2012
by Christian
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Five Nations Wine Challenge 2011 results

Results of the Five Nations Wine Challenge between Argentina, Australia, Chile New Zealand and South Africa have been announced. This competition is an adaption of the Tri Nations Wine Challenge which dates from 2003 and previously involved only Australia, New Zealand and South Africa but has now been expanded. South Africa tended to come a [...]

September 10, 2011
by Christian
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