The oldest vines in the world?


13 Mar – Please note that I have at last managed to taste the two most impressive Kaesler wines and have added notes on them below.

Highlights of yesterday’s Australian Annual Trade Tasting at London’s Saatchi Gallery were the special ‘educational’ tastings in the spacious bright white Gallery 7 upstairs, above the hurly burly of the tables manned by UK importers and such Australians as were prepared to fly north into the cold. There was a blind tasting of 50 World Class Chardonnays, not all of them Australian, on which I shall certainly report, and a truly impressive, if rather...