Category Archives: Laithwaites

Split Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2008

The summer is gradually coming to an end despite some unseasonably warm September weather. I’ve been making the most of warm evenings with a glass or two of cold white wine. Split Rock Sauvignon Blanc 2008 from Laithwaite’s is a cheery summer number, pale, dry, pleasantly acidic, smelling of fruit rather than grass and tasting… Read More »

RedHeads Lot 5 Chardonnay

Sometimes I’m in the mood for Chardonnay.  Nothing fancy just good Australian Chardonnay. Not too much oak, not sweet just fat. I gave this unoaked RedHeads Lot 5 Chardonnay a try. It seems to be made from wines from no specified vintage. Strange, and whilst that’s cool in Champagne, or even Sherry, it’s not normally… Read More »

Loreto di Vestino 2006

We had a bottle of Loreto di Vestino 2006 whilst playing Dominion. The game was good fun. The wine was forgettable. I’d like to write a tasting note, but it didn’t really taste of much. The most memorable thing about it was the label. I’d happily play Dominion again today, but I’d give this wine… Read More »