Monthly Archives: April 2018

2016 Taylors Promised Land Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon doesn’t have to be expensive to be good and there are plenty of examples around in the category of ‘very good’ without being expensive.  And on that note I present to you…this one. It is a ‘full-of-fruit’ style … Continue reading

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2013 Clemens Hill Aurelia Chardonnay

When I found out this wine was named after one of the owners of Clemens Hill, Aurelia D’Ettorre (the other owner is Rob Ware and, lets face it, ‘Rob Chardonnay’ just doesn’t have the same ring to it), it still … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate ‘Special Reserve’ Chardonnay

We are well into Autumn which means the warmer days are behind us, well certainly here in Tassie, so releasing a white wine now seems to me to be a tad risky.  For this reason, when this and another Huntington … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Second Take Rousanne

This is such a cool wine.  Another of the Yelland & Papps range that really gets my mouth watering in anticipation when I know it’s on its way to my home.  It’s certainly not your normal Rousanne of course but … Continue reading

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2017 Robert Stein SRG (Semillon, Riesling, Gewürztraminer)

I love interesting varieties when it comes to wines and there are a few starting to poke their heads up around the country.  However, there are also some interesting blends starting to show up around the traps as well. This … Continue reading

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2017 Robert Stein Shiraz Nouveau

Shiraz Nouveau sounds very trendy and ‘now’.  Because I’m not a Millenial, I had to look up the meaning of Nouveau and in French it means new, in Old French it means novel so, it fits. Love the colour.  I don’t … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Second Take Vermentino

There are many things I like about this wine (and another white wine in the Second Take range) but one I want to mention is that it sort of made me step outside my comfort zone when it comes to … Continue reading

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