5 Oros


Block 5 Pinot Noir 2009

See notes from 26 weeks ago where I gave this wine 95 points, up a point now to 96 points+. A superb Pinot Noir where previous notes apply and then some. Slightly more earthy “gout de terroir”. Compost heap and Sous Bois. One of Australia’s best Pinots and definitely of Premier Cru/Grand Cru quality at a fraction of the price. Sadly my last 2009. — 5 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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We will drink bottles together at some point @Bob McDonald We need to make our way to Oceania.
Bob McDonald

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@Severn Goodwin I hope so Severn. I wouldn’t mind an excursion to New England either. Overdue for a visit to New York to see my son.
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You and Mrs Goodwin would be very welcome

De Bortoli

Deen Vat Series No. 5 Botrytis Sémillon 2014

@ 6 years old, drinking perfect. Incredible balance of sweet and acid ensures it's not too flabby. Really complex & pleasant notes of apricot marmalade citrus orange peel cheese dried apricot stone and not overly honeyed. Each taste brings a new depth of flavor. 4.1/9.1 — 21 days ago

Mount Pleasant Wines

Blue Label Hunter Valley Cellar Aged Sémillon 2009

So elegant, enjoyable and still in its secondaries
At least another 5 years to go
— 9 days ago

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The Royal Tokaji Wine Company

5 Puttonyos Furmint Blend 2013

Medium amber in color. Ginger candy, dried mango, dried pineapple, lemon candy, powder sugar, salted caramel, maple syrup, lemon curd, toasted hazelnut, stony minerality, a whiff of VA. Luscious/sweet, high acidity, 11% abv, long finish with a hint of phenolic bitterness. — a month ago

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Rocca delle Macìe

Famiglia Zingarelli Chianti Classico Sangiovese Blend

Sangiovese 90%
Colorino 5%
Cabernet Sauvignon 5%.
Didnt think the DOC allowed non- native varietals. Anyway, cherry galore. 14.5 alcohol/ a bit surprising. Little tannic on the finish by itself, but shines with roasted chicken.
— 6 days ago

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Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Valbuena 5° Ribera del Duero Tempranillo Blend 2002

Jancis robinson was right! Fruit is well preserved. Opera of a wine. — 11 days ago

Strekov 1075

Fred #5 Dunaj - Alibernet Blend

Cold red with salty clam — 11 days ago

Linne Calodo

Over Thinker Paso Robles Grenache Blend 2017

Way too early to drink this - needs 5 years minimum — 4 days ago

Uma Rani Iyli
with Uma
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The Royal Tokaji Wine Company

5 Puttonyos Red Label Furmint Blend 2013

Our waiter at Wally’s recommended this for dessert and I am so glad he did - I never had tried this grape before and it provided the perfect capper to a great meal. Smells a little like kitchen cleaner, which gives a palate-pleasing complexity to the resulting honeycomb and toffee flavors. — a month ago

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