Category Archives: Shiraz

2016 Hastwell & Lightfoot ‘Sands of Time’ McLaren Vale Shiraz

I mentioned in my review of the Hastwell & Lightfoot Fiano (review here in case you missed it) how my wife and I had ventured to McLaren Vale a number of times without calling into their cellar door.  At the … Continue reading

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2018 Natural Wine Co. Organic Shiraz

The topic ‘organic’ came up in an overheard conversation at work the other day.  One  view was, “…oh it’s probably only a trendy marketing thing with a lot of stuff so they can up the price.”  Now, I didn’t enter … Continue reading

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2015 Gartelmann ‘Diedrich’ Shiraz

Diedrich.  It seemed such a strong name to me.  So much so I had to google it and yep, I can see why I had that feeling.  As it turns out, and I won’t bore you with the back story, … Continue reading

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2015 Huntington Estate ‘Special Reserve’ Shiraz

No point in waffling on about this wine.  It is great.  Loved it.  Simple as that. I must apologise for not being able to show you the colour of this wine.  Gee it’s deep and, if something can look lush, … Continue reading

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2015 Shanahans ‘Silence is Golden’ Barossa Shiraz

Let’s be honest.  There is a lot of shiraz out there.  Heaps to pick from whether it be from the Barossa Valley (like this one), Hunter Valley, Coonawarra, Heathcote and even Tasmania (a Jimmy Watson Winner from here in 2011).  … Continue reading

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2014 Huntington Estate Shiraz

I don’t receive many wines to review but, you know what, some of those that I have received have opened my eyes up to some winemakers and wines I would not normally, if ever, get to see in Hobart.  I … Continue reading

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2016 Huntington Estate Tim Stevens ‘Signature’ Shiraz

When you put your name to something, anything really, it’s a pretty big endorsement.  When it’s your product you’re putting your name to, you’re moving things up a rung in my view.  Not that Tim Stevens isn’t proud of the other … Continue reading

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