Monthly Archives: January 2018

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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2016 Domaine Dawnelle Unoaked Chardonnay

Disclaimer first up.  I helped Michael O’Brien at the Taste of Tasmania when he had a couple of staff that were not able to assist him pour tastings and sell his wine.  I tried this wine prior to this event. … Continue reading

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