Showing posts with label $50-150. Show all posts
Showing posts with label $50-150. Show all posts

Saturday 25 November 2023

Tenafeate Creek Judgement Shiraz 2021


That colour! So bold and dense. The flagship wine from Tenafeate Creek, this Judgement Shiraz is rich and generous and it deserves to be tucked away for some time yet.

Friday 24 November 2023

Arila Gardens Ironstone and Quartz Gardens Shiraz 2022


Review number 600 for the year so let's make it worth celebrating. I present another brilliant Shiraz from Barossa producer Arila Gardens. This Ironstone and Quartz Garden 2022 is in the zone.

Sunday 19 November 2023

Vinya Vella Old Bush Vine Grenache 2022


One from left field, and bang, we have a home run! What a pretty and delicious Grenache from the Barossa's Vinya Vella!

Saturday 18 November 2023

Arila Gardens Sand Garden Grenache 2022


Absolutely awesome! Adjectives just don't work here so it's best that you get this Arila Gardens Sand Garden Grenache 2022 into your glass.

Soumah Nebbiolo 2021


The Yarra Valley has proven to be a happy hunting ground for Nebbiolo, but I felt this release from Soumah was a little off the pace.

Friday 17 November 2023

Pikes The Merle Reserve Riesling 2023


The Clare Valley Riesling highlights just keep coming. This Pikes The Merle Reserve 2023 is brilliant! It possesses a tang that just grabs you and holds you to ransom. Come at me!

Gundog Estate Flintlock Shiraz 2022


The best parcels of fruit from the Hilltops are kept aside to produce this Flintlock Shiraz. Made for the long term, this is a wine I'd like to see in a few years time.

Saturday 11 November 2023

Willunga 100 Trott Vineyard Grenache 2022


Slightly cooler than the Smart Vineyard in Clarendon, this sits in the deep sands of Blewitt Springs. And we all know the jewel in the McLaren Vale Grenache crown is those deep sands.

Willunga 100 Smart Vineyard Grenache 2022


Two top Grenache expressions from Willunga 100 fall under this label. The fruit for this wine comes from the older material on the Smart Vineyard in Clarendon, a site popular with a number of producers.

Friday 10 November 2023

Ox Hardy Slate Shiraz 2021


Sleek! Decadent drinking, this is the type of wine you want with a bottomless glass.

Pertaringa Tipsy Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2020


Blewitt Springs Cabernet to make you sit bolt upright in your seat. Such a captivating wine from 1999 plantings, its silky feels express nothing but class.

Thursday 2 November 2023

Lyons Will Estate Pinot Noir 2022


Lyons Will is a label to get on your radar. Their wines are precise and very consistent across a range of varieties. If wines from the Macedon Ranges are yet to land on your bench, make a beeline to these guys. This is a fab Pinot Noir well worth wrapping your lips around.

Jansz Late Disgorged Vintage Cuvée 2015


Great fizz! It drops the mic on many imported Frenchies around the same price, that's for sure. Elegant and silky, this is an eight-year-old sparkling in the zone.

Jansz Single Vineyard Vintage Chardonnay 2018


Introducing a complex and dry Single Vineyard Chardonnay from Jansz. 3801 bottles were produced using the traditional method after ageing for a minimum of 1301 days.

Monday 30 October 2023

Brand and Sons Glenroy Shiraz 2021


A pre-release sample, this 2021 is dense but polished. A Coonawarra Shiraz with a classy shape and splendid detail, it will live long.

Sunday 29 October 2023

Friday 27 October 2023

Amour Wines Pinot Noir 2021


Wonderfully perfumed and layered, this is a gorgeous Pinot Noir from Amour Wines. Derived from the French word L'Amour meaning love, these wines are patient, elegant and generous.

Amour Wines White Label Shiraz 2021


The White Label wines from Amour are the best of the best produced and this Shiraz is a very impressive number. Black fruits sit in the driver's seat and take you all the way to the pleasuredome.