Monthly Archives: September 2018

2018 Huntington Estate Pinot Noir Rosé

Rosé can no longer be taken lightly in the world of wine in Australia.  Because of the current and unrelenting popularity, many producers are putting one into bottle.  As a result, there are many hitting the bottle shop shelves these … Continue reading

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2018 Wobbly Boot Riesling

Young Riesling is, as you would expect, energetic, lively and not shy at all.  This also describes Paul and Lynda Williams, the owners of Wobbly Boot Vineyard.  They love talking to everyone about their wines and their enthusiasm is infectious.  … Continue reading

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2014 Huntington Estate Shiraz

I don’t receive many wines to review but, you know what, some of those that I have received have opened my eyes up to some winemakers and wines I would not normally, if ever, get to see in Hobart.  I … Continue reading

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2018 Huntington Estate Semillon

Let me introduce you to an old and reliable white grape variety.  It’s called Semillon.  It’s the one variety that seems to have been forgotten in the rush to get to Sav Blanc and Pinot Gris/Grigio onto wine lists, and … Continue reading

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2016 Dalrymple Cave Block Chardonnay

A couple of weeks back I wrote about a Tasmanian Chardonnay.  I commented how this variety in my home state was playing second, third or maybe even forth fiddle to other varieties.  I really hope punters start taking a closer … Continue reading

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2014 Yalumba The Menzies Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

There is no doubting the pedigree of this wine.  The first one was 1987 and this one is the current release.  I’ve tried a few over the years and was going to say this is the ‘greatest’ but my judgement … Continue reading

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