Jaboulet and Trimbach trounced by the likes of Jacobs Creek
20 May 2005 by JR
‘Jacobs Creek trounces Trimbach’ could, roughly, be the headline for a fascinating blind tasting exercise staged at Australia House in London last week. It was a follow-up to the previous year’s blind tasting of some of the Australian wines deemed ‘classic’ by auctioneers Langtons (see Great Australian Tasting and Top Australians put to the test ). Called RSVP it consisted of four blind flights of wines served by grape variety: Riesling, Shiraz, Viognier and Pinot Noir (geddit)? The invitation promised that we would be comparing Australia’s finest with some of the best from the rest of the world so, when I accepted the...

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