Showing posts with label Queensland. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Queensland. Show all posts

Thursday 10 August 2023

Storm King Wine Co Tempranillo 2022


Tempranillo with 60% whole bunch carbonic maceration - now that's pushing the dial with the variety and your taste buds are the winner. A great wine from Storm King Wine Co.

Tuesday 8 August 2023

Storm King Wine Co Shiraz Malbec 2022


Quite an intriguing wine, this Shiraz Malbec keeps its cards close to its chest yet there is a mystique that keeps drawing you back for more time and again.

Wednesday 2 August 2023

Storm King Wine Co Vermentino 2022


Release number two of this captivating and uber-impressive expression of Vermentino from Storm King Wine Co. Dripping with interest, it is a wine that continued to develop the longer it was open. An excellent wine hands down and if texture is in your wheelhouse, head over this way.

Saturday 31 December 2022

Golden Grove Estate Joven Tempranillo 2022


Sunsets, cool breezes and charcuterie boards are all you need for this fantastic Tempranillo from Golden Grove Estate. Its approachability makes it ideal for so many foods and occasions. Check it out - it's a beauty.

Thursday 29 December 2022

Nuova Scuola La Maria 2022


If a textural delight is your weakness, head on this way. Made from two Portuguese varieties (Fernao Pires and Verdelho), it's well worth checking out.

Clovely Estate Shiraz Saperavi 2019

Blend Shiraz with another big wine - how Australian? This Shiraz Saperavi from Clovely Estate offers plenty of interest and is a stand out in the range.

Nuova Scuola Nebbiolo 2021


Sourced from a tiny vineyard a mere stone’s throw from the cellar door, this is a very clever Nebbiolo.

Hillsdale Estate Sparkling Kristalwyn 2021


Blended with Vermentino, this comes from only the second producer of the Crystal variety in Australia.

Gra Fion Shiraz Viognier 2021


You could fall head over heels for the easy flow and glossy presence of this Shiraz Viognier. 

South Burnett Distillers Apinya Gin


Clovely Estate has embarked on distilling in the wine "off-season" and they have curated a range of gins and vodkas. This Apinya is a Thai inspired gin that really hits the mark.

Friday 16 December 2022

Golden Grove Estate Shiraz 2021


Cool climate Shiraz smashing it deluxe. Ray Costanzo is in a purple patch at the moment. His wines are surging and then some. This Shiraz nails it and speaks of the region. For $35, you are drinking very well.

Wednesday 30 November 2022

Golden Grove Estate Vermentino 2022


Ray Costanzo would have to be Australia's best Vermentino producer. Find me another winemaker that consistently delivers super high-quality wines with this variety. Try something new this summer and embrace delicious whites like this.

Sunday 23 October 2022

Lightning Tree Sassy Lassy NV


A blend of Viognier and Verdelho makes up the Sassy Lassy. A neat, uncomplicated wine.

Tuesday 18 October 2022

Lightning Tree Verdelho 2021


Verdelho has found a happy home in the Queensland wine regions and this release from the South Burnett offers that slice of paradise. 

Thursday 13 October 2022

Lightning Tree Tempranillo 2021


From Queensland's South Burnett comes this tasty Tempranillo. Lightning Tree is the product of the district's long-standing viticulturist Peter Stewart and his wife Vikki. Smart gear, pizza, burgers and barbecues are sorted.

Monday 5 September 2022

Ridgemill Estate WYP Chardonnay 2021


A brilliant release from the Granite Belt's Chardonnay boss. Feed this to me via a drip.

Sunday 21 August 2022

Ridgemill Estate WYP Pinot Noir 2021


A Pinot Noir that slides through the mouth with ease, this is very much a savoury expression of the variety.

Sunday 29 May 2022

Ridgemill Estate Ellie Blanc de Blanc 2021


A Blanc de Blanc calling for Aperitivo hour. Good gear this from the Granite Belt's Ridgemill Estate.

Monday 2 May 2022

Ridgemill Estate Barrel Fermented Semillon 2018


Barrel fermented Semillon. Enjoy the mouth-filling pleasure on offer here. This is very good.

Thursday 7 April 2022

Ridgemill Estate WYP Chardonnay 2021


Peter McGlashan bleeds for his Chardonnay. Such is his passion, I must admit I keenly await this release each year. This 2021 can be best described as lean and delicate.