Monthly Archives: April 2017

2016 Yelland & Papps Second Take Grenache

Without a doubt the most obvious word to use when looking, smelling, tasting and drinking this wine is FRESH!!! Everything about this wine just screams vibrancy, youthfulness and attractiveness. Unmistakable red fruits.  Cranberries, raspberries and sweet/sour cherries.  You would not … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Second Take Mataro

Two words sum up this wine and the Yelland Papps team.  Quiet achiever/s. I have to admit to wondering what this wine was doing to start off with.  It offered near nothing when it was opened and poured.  Shy and … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Second Take Shiraz

I was reading the famous “I have a Dream” speech of Martin Luther King Jr recently and I must say, if you get a chance, read it (I have also seen excerpts of this in documentaries over the years).  It … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Second Take Rousanne

A wine that rattled the curious part of my brain. I just had to open it, how could I abstain. Check out the colour, it’ll catch you off guard. To find a wine of similar ilk is certainly going to … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Second Take Vermentino

Humans are curious by nature.  I think I am more so, probably an occupational hazard. If something catches my eye, I have to check it out more thoroughly. “279 days on skins” piqued my interest big time! Don’t try too … Continue reading

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