What I Drank Last Night
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Elgin White Wine Retrospective

On the money.

Sauvignon Blanc from Elgin has been rather overlooked relative to the Chardonnay from this district in recent times but yesterday during a tasting of 35 whites of various vintage, the 16 examples of Sauvignon proved compelling. That’s not to say the … [Read more...]

Shannon Vineyards Merlot 2003

Shannon Vineyards co-owner Stuart Downes and sisters.

On Saturday, a gourmet dinner featuring the wines of Shannon Vineyards, the venue being The Venue on Elgin property South Hill. Shannon have fairly burst on to the scene, this producer much acclaimed for its Merlot in particular with the 2008 (only … [Read more...]