The Singapour – March 2023

Bottles of Troplong Mondot

Two main themes dominate this month's round-up from south-east Asia.

This month's collection of tasting notes is far less random than usual. It is dominated by two recent events: a 21-vintage vertical tasting, in Singapore, of Château Troplong Mondot (you can find many more details about this property in Andy Howard MW's article Ch Troplong Mondot vertical back to 1962); and the Pinot Noir Celebration Australia in the Mornington Peninsula, where I spent a long weekend and tasted most of the other wines reviewed here.

Many of the these Pinots come from the recently released 2021 vintage, which is one of...