Showing posts with label Cabernet Sauvignon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cabernet Sauvignon. Show all posts

Friday 8 December 2023

Tenafeate Creek Vincenzo 2021


A tribute to winemaker Michael Costa's nonno Vincenzo Costa, this comes in a big hefty bottle. It's a weapon and immediately gives the sense that this is a serious wine. And it is.

Tenafeate Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2022


A respectable Cabernet Merlot blend from Tenafeate Creek that shows good varietal traits with a spicy tempo throughout.

Thursday 23 November 2023

Oxford Landing One to One Cabernet Sauvignon 2021


Really good Cabernet for not a lot, I thought this was the best in the range. Check this new One to One release from Oxford Landing.

Saturday 18 November 2023

Gundog Estate Rosé 2023


Canberra Cabernet and Hilltops Shiraz combine to deliver this respectable and very approachable Rosé from Gundog Estate. With a watermelon juice appearance, it's best described as a red apple and strawberry delight.

Friday 10 November 2023

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.

Saturday 28 October 2023

Mayfield Vineyard Five Rows Rosé 2023


With a vision of bringing Provence to the brand, viticulturist and co-owner Charles Simons has achieved his goal with this Rosé. Summer barbecues are sorted with this in your glass, it's tasty gear indeed.

Monday 23 October 2023

Hoosegg Double Happy Cabernet 2018


A glorious Cabernet from Hoosegg. Generous but measured, there is so much to consider. Brilliant!

Sunday 22 October 2023

Hoosegg Self Made Man 2017


A blend of Cabernet, Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, lighter pressings have been brought together to produce a wine with fabulous aromatics.

Thursday 12 October 2023

Ross Hill Wines Isabelle 2022


Every brand has a pizza and pasta wine and this is the Ross Hill version. Spilling over with juicy fruit, this is an easy wine to kick back with.

Tuesday 10 October 2023

Patina Wines Jezza 2018


Jezza is what winemaker Gerald Naef's nieces and nephews call him. He loves Bordeaux varieties and this brings together his faves. A generous but smooth blend, this will continue to reward over many years in the cellar.

Sunday 8 October 2023

Clandestine Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2021


Right in the slot, there is a lot to like about the reliability of this Cabernet from Clandestine Vineyards.

Wednesday 4 October 2023

Canobolas Wines Alchemy 2022

Alchemy is the Canobolas Wines flagship and is a 50/50 blend of the best barrels of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. A wine with stunning lift and depth, it draws you into its vortex.

Canobolas Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2022


A smashing cool climate Cabernet from Canobolas Wines. So varietal, so delicious. Go here Cabernet lovers.

Tuesday 3 October 2023

Hutton Vale Farm Cabernet Sauvignon 2019


This Hutton Vale Farm Cabernet is an excellent wine but it needs time to see it at its best. I came back to this after several hours in the glass and we were in business. A day on and it was even better. A keeper, tuck it away and you'll reap the rewards. 

Clandestine Vineyards Hearts and Minds Cabernet Malbec 2021


Two single vineyards from different regions have been blended to deliver this powerful Cabernet Malbec from Clandestine Vineyards.

Wednesday 27 September 2023

Skimstone Wines Cabernet Merlot 2021

Winemaker Jean Francois calls this Cabernet Merlot blend Mr Winter. Take a sip and it's easy to see why. It's a wine with a comforting embrace. From vines planted in the early 1990s, this is a great blend.

Tuesday 26 September 2023

Rosby Wines Cabernet Sauvignon 2018


Rosby Wines is a beautiful cellar door perched 590m above and tucked away in Mudgee's hills. Some suggest it is one of the best vineyards in the district. This is a great expression of Cabernet that has a long life ahead. It's very nicely done.

Monday 25 September 2023

Thursday 21 September 2023

Slow Fox Wines The Blend NV


The Blend NV brings together Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec (60/30/10) from 2021 and 2022.