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Chris Coughlin

Chris Coughlin WSET level 3 grad


Ogier Heritages 2011

Côtes Du Rhône, France
3327 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 89/100

With it's soft tannins and fruit flavours, this is a drink now Rhone wine, tasty red and dark fruits with some subtle cooking spice.

19 Crimes Shiraz Durif 2012

Victoria, Australia
3327 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 88/100

Lots of big fruit flavours, blackberry, black cherry, cooking spice, and a long lasting finish. Steak and burger wine.

Knights Valley

Beringer Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

California, United States
3327 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 94/100

If you are looking for an in-your-face fruit bomb, this is it! Big ripe fruit flavours with the boozy warming of this Californian Beauty.

Ducale Oro Riserva

Ruffino Ducale Oro Riserva Chianti Classico 2009

Tuscany, Italy
3327 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 90/100

Old world classic, soft tannins, stewed and dark fruit flavours, subtle all around. Pair with roasted meat dishes.


Modus Ruffino 2011

Tuscany I.G.T., Italy
3327 days ago

Chris scored this wine: 89/100

Dark and stewed fruit aromas and flavours, blackberry, sultana and cooking spice. This is a big wine, pair with Prime Rib etc.

Chris Coughlin

Wine Blogger

Memorable Wine

tasting 18 yr old Jim Barry wine with Jim Barry + others


First Wine

Mateus Rose (sogrape)


Current Fav Wine

Ghost Pines Zinfandel





Winner World's Best Drink Writer
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Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
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