Category Archives: Other Reds

2018 Natural Wine Co. Organic Rosé

Rosé has become increasing popular in our home, even during the winter months.  The grape varieties being used to produce different styles seems to be growing every year, and Rosés are taking up a lot more space on bottle shop … Continue reading

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Matriach & Rogue Montepulciano Duo

Montepulciano is kind of a small place in the southern part of Tuscany, Italy.  Actually, with a population of 13,984 (about 4 times that of the Clare Valley) it can’t really be called small I suppose.  Anyway, what may come … Continue reading

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2017 Angullong Fossil Hill Barbera

Barbera (pronounced Bar-bear-ra) is a variety that is grown in Northern Italy.  It doesn’t get treated as well as another well known variety from that region which is a shame really.  I can’t say I have tried any European versions … Continue reading

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2017 Angullong Fossil Hill Sangiovese

I so admire the Italians when it comes to food, wine and life.  From what I have seen on telly, and having visited there, they always seem to know what they want, when they want it, how they want it … Continue reading

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2015 Serafino Bellissimo Nebbiolo

I don’t reckon Nebbiolo has many friends in ‘Winemakers World’.  From what I’ve read, it’s a temperamental bugger.  Difficult to grow (apparently), tight and tannic in its youth, loses its colour really early on in its life (because in its … Continue reading

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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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2017 XO Wine Co. ‘Single Batch’ McLaren Vale Grenache

Here’s something you may not know about Grenache.  They grow it in China.  Yep, there is 12,000 acres of it.  Now, that sounds a lot but when you take into consideration the size of China, Grenache only takes up 0.0005% … Continue reading

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