Category Archives: Other Whites

2018 Yelland & Papps Second Take Vermentino

Recently my wife and I drove to the north of Tasmania and the closer we got to our destination, the more the weather turned a bit dirty.  A brief conversation about the change in the weather proved to be a … Continue reading

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2018 Yelland & Papps Second Take Rousanne

Adding interest to a wine can be as easy as letting a wine add interest to itself. Take this wine for example.  Extended maceration, wild ferment, placed in 100% old French oak for a year, unfined and unfiltered and plenty … Continue reading

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2017 Grey Sands Blanc de Noir

Dare to be different.  We see it everyday.  It could be the way some people dress, colour their hair, cut their sandwich or position their driver’s seat.  But it is only different to us because it’s not how we wear … Continue reading

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2018 Atze’s Corner Wild Rose Vermentino

I read an article recently (this one) that suggested Vermentino could be the “next big thing in Australian wine”.  Well, I can understand that.  I’ve tried a few and I don’t mind admitting to being a bit of a fan.  … Continue reading

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2010 Clemens Hill Fumé Blanc

You read right.  Nine year old Tasmanian Fumé Blanc that belies its age.  I’ve always been a fan of this Clemens Hill style of wine but it has always been the current release that I’ve had the pleasure of trying … Continue reading

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Clemens Hill Vineyard & Wines

My wife and I are ‘view’ people.  By that I mean we like a view of most things, whether it be the ocean, rivers, mountains, valleys or vineyards.  Speaking of views, valleys and vineyards, you need to make an appointment (by … Continue reading

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2018 Angullong Pinot Grigio

This time of year can be quite frustrating.  The days are still nice and warm (when I get the opportunity to leave the office to find out) and it’s still sunny when I get home, but there’s a bit of … Continue reading

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