Category Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 Levantine Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

When I first tasted this wine, I couldn’t help but think, this is Cabernet and a serious one at that.  Don’t get me wrong, there is a seriousness about it but, the more I tasted it (and I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate Special Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

There is a certain charm to old buildings. I often wonder about the history that has soaked into their walls over time. However, it’s the ‘foundation stone’ upon which they were built, which is what really interests and fascinates me. … Continue reading

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2016 Moorilla Estate Muse Cabernet Sauvignon

I can remember as a very young kid playing the game, ‘What’s the time Mr Wolf?’ You know, the one where someone is out the front with their back to a group who utter the words, “What’s the time Mr … Continue reading

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Huntington Estate ‘Estate’ Range Red Releases

I can remember many years ago when I bought some road maps for a planned trip to ‘the mainland’ (Google Maps was a mere figment of somebody’s imagination back then). You know, those ones that folded out to the size … Continue reading

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2012 Domaine A Cabernet Sauvignon

Two or three years ago now I went to a wine tasting in Hobart. All the wines were Tasmanian. Two gentlemen walked in the door, stopped, and while looking at the catalogue, one uttered the words (something like), “I won’t … Continue reading

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2017 Levantine Hill Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

You can’t have lamb and not have Cabernet Sauvignon as the wine of choice.  They go together, as Forest Gump famously said, “…like peas and carrots” (He meant this in a good way).  Any of the Bordeaux blends too, of … 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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2016 Huntington Estate Block 3 Cabernet Sauvignon

I have a lot of books, many of which are biographies.  I can vividly remember buying the first volume of a particular book about a famous individual, and not putting it down until I’d read it from front to back … Continue reading

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2015 Brand & Sons Sanctuary Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

I am a music fan.  I would even go as far as to say that I listen to music more hours in the day than I do watching the nonsense box (television for those who are not familiar with this … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Many, many years ago, I had to complete a training course as part of being accepted into my current vocation.  It was a mixed bunch of people in ages, life experience, skill sets and attitudes.  The one thing we all … Continue reading

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