Monthly Archives: October 2016

2012 Redman Coonawarra Shiraz

I’ve mentioned before about how Cabernet seems to get all the attention when it comes to the Coonawarra wine region. Shiraz is definitely the poor cousin. It will surprise many to know that the grapes for this wine came from … Continue reading

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2014 Grey Sands Pinot Gris

There are pinot gris’ and then there is Grey Sands Pinot Gris. I can’t remember where I heard it but, I was told Pinot Gris is the red drinkers white.  The reason for this was because of the richness, mouthfeel … Continue reading

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2016 LiNO RaMBLe Vinyl Shiraz

Let’s be honest.  When you see ‘2016’ on a wine label you immediately think white wine and possibly rosé being in the bottle.  Not Shiraz. When I saw this I went looking for the permission slip from it’s parents!  But I … Continue reading

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2014 Teusner ‘Big Jim’ Shiraz

You just have to look at the photo on the bottle and you know ‘Big Jim’ will be a cocky bugger. Chest out, a degree of confidence in his stride and a not-to-be-messed-with attitude.  Can’t help but love it. Okay, … Continue reading

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2015 Hentley Farm Poppy Field Blend

My late Nan use to call something that was a mix of allsorts a ‘Heinz Variety’ but you knew it was an endearing term because she’d say it with a smile.  She liked whatever it was. Considering it has 43% … Continue reading

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2016 LiNO RaMBle Ludo Fiano

Straight off the bat, I’m going to say, it is so easy to say how a wine has texture, richness and viscosity and with this wine it’s backed up with substance & truth.  Andy & Angela have nailed it with … Continue reading

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2015 Hentley Farm The Rogue Field Blend

If you have the time to look up the term ‘Rogue’ you will realise this wine is not really roguish. Okay, so it doesn’t tell you what the blend is on the bottle making it a little intriguing but that’s … Continue reading

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