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

Saturday, 25 April 2020

Meerea Park Alexander Munro Semillon 2014

Alexander Munro is the flagship label for Meerea Park. This 2014 release is the eleventh from the famed Braemore vineyard in Pokolbin.


Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Meerea Park Alexander Munro Semillon 2011


A stunning aged Semillon which shows age delivers immaculate wines from this variety. Alexander Munro is the flagship label for Meerea Park.

Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Meerea Park Pinot Shiraz 2018

This Pinot Shiraz had me scratching my head. It came across angry and stern initially but loosened up on day two of tasting.


Meerea Park Alexander Munro Chardonnay 2019

There was something about this Chardonnay that I just couldn't pin down.


Monday, 24 February 2020

Thomas Wines Elenay Shiraz 2018


What this wine demonstrates best is Andrew Thomas' ability to blend parcels of his top fruit and create a wine of supreme class. Soon to be released, run at this, don't walk.

Thomas Wines Dam Block Shiraz 2018


I just want in. Big love for this release of the Dam Block.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Thomas Wines Sweetwater Shiraz 2018


I was offered the opportunity to have a look at the 2018 Thomas Wines reds prior to their release. This Sweetwater oozes adorable precision.

Thomas Wines Belford Shiraz 2018


Just up the road from the Sweetwater vineyard you can find the home for this Belford. Grown on 20 year old vines on red loam over limestone, this is a deep and powerful type.

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Sunday, 9 February 2020

Thomas Wines Braemore Semillon 2019


The Thomas Wines flagship white. From the iconic Braemore vineyard on Hermitage Road, it was planted in 1969. A sublime expression on Hunter Semillon.

Thomas Wines Synergy Shiraz 2018


Andrew Thomas loves Suzie Quatro and perhaps this is his tribute to her? A blend of various Hunter Valley parcels, there's some rock n roll power and density here.

Thomas Wines Two of a Kind Shiraz 2018


A fresh and vibrant release bringing the Hunter Valley and McLaren Vale regions together.

Saturday, 8 February 2020

Comyns and Co Reserve Shiraz 2018

Black book this guy - Scott Comyns. His Comyns and Co label kicked off a couple of years ago and has been motoring along ever since. This Reserve Shiraz is all class.

Thomas Wines The Cote Shiraz 2018


Andrew Thomas certainly has a way of finding unique fruit parcels from around the Hunter Valley. This is the second release of The Cote which sits on a steep slope around 190m above. For those familiar with the region, it's near the Audrey Wilkinson winery.

Thomas Wines The O.C. Semillon 2019


Planted in 1976, the O.C. comes from a site adjacent to Oakey Creek Road, this is where the Thomas Wines Semillons start to get serious as the sophistication dials up.


Thomas Wines Fordwich Hill Semillon 2019


An expressive and playful Semillon from the western fringe of the Hunter Valley that's ready to go now.