Tasting The Unexpected at Bordeaux’s Vinexpo 2015

by Paige Donner

Vinexpo Bordeaux is (nearly) all work and (little or) no play. These photos and video from the four days spent there earlier this week give a good strong visual indication of exactly what I mean.

I suppose it’s really simply a question of, yes, it’s hard work, but somebody’s gotta do it…

All photos by Paige Donner copyright 2015

Decanter’s

Excellence From Unexpected Places Masterclass…

Of these 8 Decanter Awards- winning wines, the Australian sweet wine made a presence. It was the Morris, Black Label Liqueur Muscat, Rutherglen, Victoria Australia. Established in 1859 and currently owned by Pernod-Ricard. The nose is a candied apricot, caramel and crème brulée. Mouth is ginger, cinnamon, dates. Like drinking caramel. Perfect paired with a Christmas Pudding. It is a Christmas pudding (in a bottle).

Decanter Wine Awards is the largest wine competition in the world. More awards results can be found here.

The Winemaker’s Collection   – Full SLIDESHOWS HERE

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