Showing posts with label South Burnett. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Burnett. Show all posts

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.

Tuesday, 9 November 2021

Hillsdale Estate Rosé 2021

 


An attractively scented Rosé from a little South Burnett producer, Hillsdale Estate.

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Hillsdale Estate Verdelho 2021

 

This is one out of the box - it's sleek and lean. Considering Verdelho is often lambasted in some quarters for lacking personality, check this. It's mightily impressive and highly recommended.

Monday, 8 March 2021

Barambah First Grid Rack Dried Semillon 2016

 


A wonderfully balanced dessert wine that has eyes only for dried fruits and cheese. Delicious!

Friday, 26 February 2021

Barambah First Grid Shiraz 2019

 


Who doesn't love a sausage sizzle? This Shiraz would partner your snag on bread nicely as you relax in the park with friends.

Monday, 22 February 2021

Barambah First Grid Chardonnay 2019

 


A Chardonnay that is said to be made to appease sommeliers and Gen Zers because it's the type of wine they want.

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Nuova Scuola Tempranillo 2018

Tempranillo screams for food and this example from the South Burnett is in full voice.

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Nuova Scuola Viognier 2019

Viognier from the South Burnett - I can't say I've had one before so I was certainly curious when this arrived.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Nuova Scuola Nebbiolo 2018




There are more of these 'drink now' Nebbiolos on the market, and I've got to say, I like what they bring to the landscape.

Lightning Tree Tempranillo 2018


If eating Italian, invite this Spaniard along to keep you company.

Sunday, 12 January 2020

Nuova Scuola Sangiovese 2019

Fabulous Sangiovese. Crunch factor, deliciousness, what more do you need?

Lightning Tree Saperavi 2018


Saperavi is a Georgian variety gaining some good traction in Australia. Pair this a roast beef or hearty casserole and happiness with follow in hot pursuit.

Friday, 10 January 2020

Nuova Scuola Rosato 2019


Sarah and Stefano Radici have been making all the right noises since starting their Nuova Scuola range a couple of years ago. Their motto is, "Old world varieties, new world terroir." This Rosato made from Pinot Grigio hits the mark.

Friday, 27 December 2019

Lightening Tree Viognier Verdelho 2019


From an emerging label, vigneron Peter Stewart is confident this blend is the only one of its type in Australia.

Thursday, 19 December 2019

Berini Wines Hoochie Bubba Rosé 2019


From a self-confessed winemaking nomad, this Rosé from the South Burnett is made Ashley Berini. It's the kind of wine you want in your glass when tackling a barbecued steak this summer.

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Konpira Maru La Douche Tropicale De Murgon 2019


When you hear someone say that Verdelho is boring and one dimensional, thrust a glass of this their way.

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Clovely Estate Blanc de Blanc 2010

A traditional method Blanc de Blanc from Queensland's South Burnett - three hours north-west of Brisbane. With a climate not too dissimilar to the Hunter Valley, cool nights and fertile soils in prime dairy cattle land have enabled good fruit to be grown.