Category Archives: Flotsam

2010 Pizzini Nebbiolo, King Valley, Victoria

0 Comments September 19, 2013

The 2010 Nebbiolo pours into the glass with a picture perfect faded rim. The nose on opening, a little closed, yet showing licorice, earth, dried petals and warming spice. The fruit on the palate is restrained, but nothing holds back …

2013 Pikes Luccio Fiano, Clare Valley, SA

0 Comments September 5, 2013

2013 Pikes Luccio Fiano, Clare Valley, SA This second release Fiano from Pikes, and joins the tide of Australian Fiano, which, I believe, will have a long and healthy future here. There’s a familiar smell in this wine. It’s easy …