From time to time, I like to “taste outside of my box” which means searching out a bottle of something that isn’t a red Grenache or Carignan. I don’t always do so well in this, but I popped across this bottle of Penfolds the other day and thought, “Why not?” and that’s because if I drink Syrah, it’s usually from somewhere in Catalonia or Southern France. These two regions make a lovely expression of the grape and honestly, living in California, I got a touch tired of all the explosive […]
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