Monthly Archives: January 2019

2017 Matriarch & Rogue M&R Riverland Saperavi

I knew there were red grapes that had red flesh, and subsequently red juice, but I didn’t know they had a name.  That name is teinturier grapes.  Saperavi is a teinturier type grape.  I’m sure there are others but I … Continue reading

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2017 Domaine Dawnelle Riesling

Isn’t time an interesting thing.  It can have such an effect on so many things and not always in a good way.  It’s pointless me giving you examples because they are endless but I’m going to tell you the story … Continue reading

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2017 Tamburlaine Single Vineyard Cabernet Franc

I feel a little sorry for Cabernet Franc.  It seems it’s the middle child of the Cabernet family, with Cabernet Sauvignon at one end and Merlot at the other end of the Bordeaux bunch of red grape varieties.  Not necessarily … Continue reading

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