Showing posts with label Hunter Valley. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hunter Valley. Show all posts

Friday, 24 September 2021

Tuesday, 14 September 2021

Wren Wines Vermentino 2021


This is such a fresh and enticing wine with refreshment oozing from its veins. I'm picturing sitting by the river with some seafood and absorbing the gentle afternoon breeze. Divine.

Friday, 10 September 2021

Wren Wines Untamed Semillon 2021


What an entrance these Wren Wines have made. Introduce yourself to this Semillon. The energy. The vibe. The absolute freshness. What a ripping wine from the Hunter Valley's newest kid on the block! 

Tuesday, 7 September 2021

Wren Wines Reserve Shiraz 2019


I've been fortunate enough of late to have a look at a couple of labels that are new on the scene in the Hunter Valley. Wren is the brainchild of Renee Burton, a previous owner and co-founder of Gundog Estate. With eye-catching labels, these wines are clever.

Sunday, 5 September 2021

Brokenwood Rosato 2021


Clever Winemaking 101. Lovers of Rosé will find a happy home with this beauty. It's creamy, savoury and damn right delish.

Thursday, 2 September 2021

Carillion Origins Old Grafts Semillon 2021


A curious name for a wine given the 'Old Grafts' are vine cuttings from the famed Braemore vineyard. Old Cuttings may be more suitable? Oh, to quibble about nonsense...

Monday, 23 August 2021

De Iuliis Aged Release Semillon 2014


Delicate in nature, this aged Semillon release from De Iuliis coats the mouth with ease.

John Wallace Wine Maggie White 2021


Sipping in the park kinda wine. An easy-drinking type that will make friends with ease.

Saturday, 21 August 2021

Lovable Rogue Fiano 2021


If you ever get the chance to wander about the Hunter Valley, you need to dine at Bistro Molines (note I underlined 'you need to'). One of the most glorious vistas in the valley will greet you. Carillion Wines are on the same site and have crafted this skinsy Fiano for your pleasure.

Thursday, 19 August 2021

John Wallace Wines Juju Red 2021


A fun and playful red to thrust this new John Wallace Wines label into prominence. Is it the best wine you'll have this year? No. Could you drink a gallon of it? Hell yeah! And maybe I did just that. Go here.

Monday, 16 August 2021

Gundog Estate Wild Semillon 2021

Well hello there! Here is a Semillon I want to drink lots of. So fresh and oozing pleasure.

Friday, 13 August 2021

De Iuliis The Garden Vineyard Semillon 2021


The Hunter Valley 2021 Semillons are starting to turn up. I always enjoy looking at them this time of year as it builds anticipation for the upcoming spring and summer. Here is a tasty single vineyard release from big Mike De Iuliis.

Loveable Rouge Vermentino 2021


Hunter Valley Vermentino with extended skin contact.

Friday, 6 August 2021

De Iuliis LDR Shiraz Touriga 2019


When dipping your toe into the wonderful ocean of Hunter Valley deliciousness, there are a few wines you probably need to pay close attention to. Of course, there is Shiraz, Semillon, classy Chardonnay and a brace of Shiraz Pinot Noir blends, but serious players need to add this Shiraz Touriga to the list. This has proven time and again it is not a one-hit-wonder like Vanilla Ice. The 2018 was a belter once more and this 2019 maintains the mojo.

Wednesday, 21 July 2021

De Iuliis Estate Semillon 2021


Find a patch of sunshine to be partnered by a generous pour of this Semillon. It is such a good drink that oozes refreshment. 

Sunday, 11 July 2021

De Iuliis LDR Shiraz Touriga 2018

Sensationally medium-bodied, Mike De Iuliis has made this blend his own in the Hunter Valley and the following this wine is getting continues to snowball. Deservedly so too - it is excellent!

Thursday, 1 July 2021

De Iuliis Estate Rosé 2021


Slay the day then Rosé they say. Apply that theory here and your routine will be on point after you slay this Rosé as well. Damn, it is such an easy slurp to embrace.

Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Margan Wines Ceres Hill Albariño 2021


It's time to stretch your curiosity this spring and summer people. Rush at this super fresh Albariño from Margan Wines. This is something!