Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Soul Growers Gobell Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017
Of the single vineyard wines in the Soul Growers range, give me this Gobell every time. It's a peach.
Singlefile Single Vineyard Frankland River Shiraz 2018
Levantine Hill Melissa's Paddock Syrah 2015
Elegant Yarra Valley Syrah. There's a soothing and calming presence about this wine as you sit back and cool your heels.
Monday, 24 June 2019
Soul Growers Hampel Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017
The Hampel vineyard is a low yielding site in Kalimna. There's a lovely elegance to this Shiraz - a fabulous wine.
Atze's Corner The Mob Montepulciano 2017
Only 250 dozen were produced from this limited edition release. Named after a rogue group of sheep which snuck into the vineyard, "The Mob" came close to destroying it. Three years later the first crop produced this impressive wine.
Luke Lambert Crudo Shiraz 2017
Rochford Estate Chardonnay 2018
A lazy lunch and Chardonnay was calling me. This was the only one listed by the glass but I knew I was in good hands - I've known Rochford to reliably produce the goods previously.
Sunday, 23 June 2019
Soul Growers Hoffmann Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017
The Hoffmann vineyard was planted between 1888 and 1912. Over a couple of days of tasting, this unfurled beautifully.
Soul Growers Kroehn Single Vineyard Shiraz 2017
Give this a little time in the decanter and you'll be repaid deluxe. A beautiful wine highlighted by delicate fruit.
Patrick of Coonawarra P Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
La La Land Tempranillo 2017
Deakin Estate Shiraz 2018
Saturday, 22 June 2019
Levantine Hill Katherine's Paddock Chardonnay 2016
Hayes Family Wines Regional Series Rosé 2019
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Willow Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018
A pretty expression of Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir. Dainty on its feet, a ballet dancer of sorts as it glides its way through the mouth with absolute ease. Poise and precision all the rage.
Levantine Hill Samantha's Paddock Mélange Traditionnel 2015
Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Willow Creek Vineyard Chardonnay 2018
A gorgeous Chardonnay from the hands of Geraldine McFaul. With arms flung open, this is a welcoming and embracing wine with uber cool swagger.
Singlefile Single Vineyard Family Reserve Chardonnay 2018
Yelland and Papps Second Take Mataro 2018
Funky town Mataro. Whole bunches (84%), wild fermented, nine months in French oak (5% new), not fined or filtered.
Sunday, 16 June 2019
Yelland and Papps Second Take Shiraz 2018
Singlefile Tempranillo 2018
Saturday, 15 June 2019
Bird on a Wire Marsanne 2014
Goldman Wines Wrattonbully Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
Wrattonbully is often overlooked for it's more famous neighbour just up the road. Here's a Cabernet that's spot on.
Parker Coonawarra Estate Terra Rossa Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Levantine Hill Colleen's Paddock Pinot Noir 2015
Thursday, 13 June 2019
Les Peyrautins Pinot Noir 2017
Parker Coonawarra Estate Terra Rossa Merlot 2017
Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Koonowla Clare Valley Riesling 2019
Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2019
I'm thinking fish and chips with a glass of this soaking up the calm serenity of a river flowing nearby.
Yangarra Estate Roux Beauté Roussanne 2017
Parker Coonawarra Estate Terra Rossa Shiraz 2017
Monday, 10 June 2019
Yelland and Papps Second Take Roussanne 2018
They say beauty is only skin deep. Take a look at this and you see a wine that's cloudy - Perry and ginger beer like. Take a whiff and sip and you'll be grinning from ear to ear.
Balgownie Estate Black Label Pinot Noir 2017
Singlefile Run Free Shiraz 2017
Les Peyrautins Chardonnay 2017
Saturday, 8 June 2019
Singlefile Great Southern Cabernet Merlot 2017
Flametree Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017
Juniper Estate The Crossing Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2017
A tidy blend with some small percentages of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot making their voices heard.
Wangolina Tempranillo 2018
Pizza, pasta and Tempranillo - a winning combo. A tidy wine to sit beside your meal. No fuss, no nonsense. Solid drinking.
Les Peyrautins Syrah Grenache 2017
Wednesday, 5 June 2019
Huntington Estate Vintage Fortified Shiraz 2013
There's power and ripe fruit awaiting your attention here. A fortified that slips down all too easily.
Bird on a Wire Pinot Noir 2018
Sunday, 2 June 2019
Yelland and Papps Second Take Grenache 2018
Oh, I love this wine. Feed it to me via a drip. The press release says, "New world wine done the old world way." That nails it really.
Bird on a Wire Rosé 2018
Logan Wines Weemala Pinot Noir 2018
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