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The Peter Michael Winery retrospective tasting

Eduardo Dingler attended an extraordinary retrospective tasting at this renowned estate...

Tucked away in the volcanic ridges overlooking Mount St Helena, Sir Peter Michael found the ideal location to pursue an early childhood dream of producing wine.

In 1982 he purchased the Sugarloaf Ranch in Knights Valley, Sonoma County. He was drawn by the dramatic landscape, which reaches 600 metres above sea level with some slopes over 40 degrees, and planted Bordeaux varietals on the lower slopes with Chardonnay occupying the higher elevations.

Scroll down for a summary of the tasting, plus full tasting notes & scores

Tasting the wines: Peter Michael Winery retrospective:


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