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Sunday 22 June 2014

Bakkheia Different Drummer Fumé Blanc 2013

A slight step up in quality here for the 2013 release. I first tasted this wine with the 2012, and as with that release the over-riding feel here is of a wine in balance with a textural feel. At the price point, it more than stakes its claim as a good drinking proposition.

Capsicum, suggestions of cream and barrel work. Textural, richness, touch of acid on the back palate that acts as a counter-point to the texture. Good reach, length, and a touch of chalky phenolics. 91

Tasted on: Sunday 22nd June, a Leaf to Fruit day
Source: Sample
Price: $14
Alcohol: 12.9%
Closure: Screwcap

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