Wines

15th September, 2017

Yalumba The Strapper Grenache Shiraz Mataro

The Strapper Grenache Shiraz Mataro from Yalumba. The strapper is slang for the solid reliable one in the group and this GSM blend does not fail in that respect. An excellent blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mataro (known as mourvedre in Europe) which is designed to appeal to most tastes....

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14th August, 2017

d’Arenberg The Derelict Vineyard Grenache

d’Arenberg The Derelict Vineyard Grenache 2011 Mclaren Vale was my tipple this weekend. A mid range , foot trod, basket pressed grenache from the incredible d’Arenberg winery. Completed in French oak . www.darenberg.com.au/index.php?option=com_platfform&view=crm&layout=productdetails&productId=3531&Itemid=102 In my view not a traditional grenache, drier than most I have tasted but with a full...

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13th June, 2017

Mollydooker Wines

We have finally acquired a limited supply of Mollydooker wines for the business and even though the two vintages are relatively young, they are drinking absolutely superbly. We tried to get some Enchanted Path as well as The Boxer and Blue Eyed Boy, but it was unavailable. I tried The...

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17th March, 2017

Deakin Estates

We get asked all the time about how we choose wines for the business. Normally we insist on tasting everything which goes into the shop or online. There are a few exceptions to this where we know the vineyard or even the winemaker, but in the vast majority of cases...

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4th February, 2017

Claymore Nirvana, Elizabeth Cellar Aged Semillion Hunter Valley

This weeks sampling consisted of a white and a red from very different producers. The red was a Reserve Shiraz called Nirvana from Claymore Wines. I took this home because I had enjoyed their Dark Side of the Moon so much. What a difference, this was a very full bodied...

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12th December, 2016

Margaret River Wines

There has a steady increase in interest in Western Australian wines particularly those from Margaret River. The are has some great producers and even greater wines and we are looking all the time to increase our selection from the area. We have just brought in a great value Cab Sauv...

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