Monthly Archives: February 2022

2017 Levantine Hill Katherine’s Paddock Chardonnay

A small part of my morning walk takes in a track that winds through a bush area and overnight rain released an array of aromas from the eucalypts, wattles, native flowers and grasses. It was truly invigorating.  I decided to … Continue reading

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2020 Clandestine Vineyards Margaret River Shiraz

Margaret River is not the only wine region on this big island continent of ours where Shiraz plays second fiddle to an apparently more ‘noble’ grape, Cabernet Sauvignon.  It’s a shame really.  I say that only because it’s almost a … Continue reading

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2020 Clandestine Vineyards Mount Barker Cabernet Sauvignon

How could you not like the colour of young red wine. It’s a shame you can’t see this one. It is such a deep, lush and appealing purple colour. Even the fruitful and slightly herbal aromas reel you in because … Continue reading

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2018 Patina ‘Sticky Tea’ Riesling

I’m not sure what you would call this but, what I am about to tell you is bizarre, spooky even.  Firstly, a confession, ‘sticky’ wines are not my ‘thing’. So, when I received this, I have to admit to not … Continue reading

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