Yes, Geoff, yes. Haha, in all seriousness, I like it how New, new world producers are having a go at Pinot, but to call them 'exceptional' doesn't leave many bigger words for Mornington or Tasmania, or Central Otago.
Opening a corked wine would be the equivalent to having a miscarriage. You have to do everything you can to reduce the risk of that happening. Can you imagine the horror of opening a single vineyard Burgundian Grand Cru and the cork being dud?
Why do you disagree with me!? Trolls ! This shit is banned for very good reasons ! Last time, I argued for them to not be banned. I got hounded. This time I argue for them to be banned. I get hounded. It's like I am always right, but for the wrong reasons.