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

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.

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.