Category Archives: Riesling

2017 Castle Rock Estate ‘A & W’ Reserve Riesling

I know you are used to me starting a review with some sort of story or carry on about something or ‘other, but not this time.  I simply need to cut to the chase with this Riesling. Magic.  Pure magic.  … 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 Sandergrove Estate ‘Straw Boss’ Adelaide Hills Riesling

It wasn’t that long ago I got into a mates car expecting it to be just like any other version of that particular car but alas, no.  Apart from being built the same, looking the same, having the same name … Continue reading

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2018 Robert Stein Farm Series Riesling

I’ve never been one to have preconceived ideas about a wine, yet on the other hand, I can have high expectations of a wine if I’ve tried one of the same variety from the same producer.  That’s a contradiction in … 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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2018 Castle Rock Porongurup Riesling

When I received this Riesling it made me wonder how many I have tasted from the largest state of our nation, Western Australia (WA).  I don’t think it’s many and I’m not sure of the reason.  The only excuse I … Continue reading

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2018 Matriarch & Rogue ‘Dot’ Clare Valley Riesling

This is a great story.  I loved reading about the name and the labels.  So, in a nutshell, Matriarch(s) refers to the 5 sisters who lead the family.  The Rogue(s), the husbands of those fine ladies, were apparently “scallywags” (now … Continue reading

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