Monthly Archives: January 2018

2015 Domaine Dawnelle Pinot d’Or

I tried the 2016 vintage of this wine recently and it was wine that intrigued me so much I had to check out this one.  For me, it was a year older and a year wiser.  Take from that what … Continue reading

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2017 Pig in the House Organic Rosé

You may have noticed that we here in the Peters household have been indulging in a few Rosé wines of late.  And why wouldn’t we?!  There are so many quality versions out there and with the weather so summer-sational of late,  … Continue reading

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2014 Levantine Hill Yarra Valley Syrah

The Levantine Hill story is pretty amazing, which I will save for another day, because I really want to tell you about this wine. A deep colour with a lovely sheen it’s class is evident from the start.  Aromas of … Continue reading

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2016 Domaine Dawnelle Pinot d’Or

This would have to be one of the most difficult reviews I have written.  Not because I don’t like the wine, because I definitely do like the wine.  It’s because it is a wine of many facets, features and personalities … Continue reading

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2016 Ridgemill Estate Chardonnay

How good is this wine.  Not only because of it’s quality but it’s versatility.  I was lucky enough to enjoy a bottle of this with Christmas Lunch. As is always the case, there is a heap of different meats, vegies … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland and Papps Sete Di Vino

I’ve mentioned it before but you’re excused for forgetting what ‘Sete Di Vino’ means.  A friendly and apt reminder; ‘thirst for wine’ (of which I always seem to have for the Y&P wines). Marginally more Primitivo (Zinfandel) than Barbera, both … Continue reading

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2017 Main & Cherry Adelaide Hills Rosé

Recently I was lucky enough to steward at a capital city wine show.  I was blown away by the amount of Rosés entered.  If my memory serves me correctly there were 75 wines.  Think of a red grape variety and it … Continue reading

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2014 Domaine Dawnelle Tinderbox Pinot Noir

Tinderbox is a rather unique, 20+ year old, north facing vineyard south of Hobart. Domaine Dawnelle owner and winemaker, Michael O’Brien, looked after the vineyard for 5 or so years and knows exactly that this fruit has plenty to offer. … Continue reading

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2015 Penley Estate Tolmer Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

I have a bit of a connection to this wine.  I won’t go into the details but it may become a bit clearer as you get further into this post.  Those who know me will get it straight away. Tolmer … Continue reading

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2017 Pig in the House Organic/Biodynamic Chardonnay

If someone said to me, “When you’re in New South Wales, make sure you visit Cowra.  There’s some nice wines coming out of there,” it would be met with a rather quizzical look and a raised eyebrow.  Hold that thought. … Continue reading

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