Showing posts with label Western Australia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Western Australia. Show all posts

Monday, 27 March 2023

Clandestine Vineyards Malbec 2021


Clandestine Vineyards source fruit from a range of districts. Here we have Malbec from Margaret River ready for that ragu or osso bucco. 

Sunday, 26 March 2023

Break Free Enfant de Lune Syrah 2021


Frankland River Syrah harvested by moonlight and fermented for ten days with some Viognier skins tossed in to lift aromatics. This is a great drink.

Monday, 7 November 2022

Castle Rock Estate A and W Riesling 2022


Named after the founders of Castle Rock Estate, A&W represents the best of the best. Drinking superbly, this Riesling will also age gracefully. For now, I'll just be savouring every drop of this exceptional release.

Saturday, 5 November 2022

Castle Rock Estate A and W Pinot Noir 2021


Bunchy goodness shines through in this excellent, savoury driven Pinot Noir from Castle Rock Estate. Lacey and edged with fine spices, it has class etched into its name. 

Sunday, 30 October 2022

Saturday, 8 October 2022

Clandestine Vineyards Break Free Deux Rebelles 2022


Vintner Trudy Stacy says this is perfect for any dance party. She might be onto something. Where's the DJ? 

Clandestine Vineyards Break Free Low Fi Nouveau 2022


Serve this chilled to elevate the enjoyment factor. A tasty summer time red awaits. 

Clandestine Vineyards Break Free Bliss Bomb Pet Nat 2022


I'm happy to admit I'm yet to board the Pet Nat train although I'm open-minded enough to keep trying to find 'the one' to completely convert me. Clandestine Vineyards vintner Nick Stacy says this cheeky number will do just that. 

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Driftwood Single Site Chardonnay 2021


Margaret River Chardonnay is awesome when done well and here we have another example. Interest awaits around every corner. This is an excellent wine. 

Driftwood Single Site Cabernet Sauvignon 2020


This is good. Really good! It has that yin and yang appeal as the fruit and savoury goodness playfully seek the upper hand. 

Friday, 23 September 2022

Castle Rock Estate Riesling 2022


From the Porongurup Range in the Great Southern region comes Castle Rock Estate's flagship wine. A blend of six blocks, this is an impressive wine giving many reasons to enjoy it enthusiastically during the warmer months.

Sunday, 11 September 2022

Castle Rock Estate Skywalk Riesling 2022


This is a fab drink for 25 bucks. With a great minerally drive, you'll be grinning ear to ear with this in your glass. 

Sunday, 4 September 2022

Castle Rock Estate Porongurup Pinot Noir 2021


Deliciously savoury, this is a wonderfully presented Pinot Noir from Western Australia's Great Southern region. The consistency from year to year is respectable and this 2021 release is no different.

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

Juniper Cornerstone Karridale Chardonnay 2019


Elegant intensity. And elegance is certainly the word. A beautiful Chardonnay that glides through the mouth. 

Monday, 22 August 2022

Juniper Cornerstone Wilyabrup Chardonnay 2020


An excitement machine with a starburst of energy, this Margaret River Chardonnay is flirtatious with a good whack of oak.

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Juniper Cornerstone Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

A well-built wine with a readiness to age seeping through its veins, this Juniper Cornerstone is an excellent layered Cabernet full of interest.

Friday, 5 August 2022

Juniper Cornerstone Karridale Cabernet Sauvignon 2018


A keeper that will reward well beyond a decade, this Cabernet blend from Juniper is a worth hanging out for.

Sunday, 17 July 2022

Snake and Herring Tough Love Chardonnay 2021


An easy drinking Chardonnay tasted off a function wine list. Not complicated, it does the job.

Thursday, 7 July 2022

Juniper Estate Three Fields Shiraz 2019


Firm and really focused on the mid-palate, cook something over the coals, even splash it in a glass beside some spag bol and you're set.