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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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Villiera Monro Brut 2003

It has always struck me as immensely bad luck that over the 10 years that the Amorim Cap Classique Competition has run, Jeff Grier of Villiera has never managed to win it. For sundowners last night, a bottle of Villiera Monro Brut 2003.  I was little anxious that it would be getting on a bit [...]

January 6, 2012
by Christian
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