Three shiraz, two cabernet sauvignon wine reviews

Three shiraz, two cabernet sauvignon wine reviews

Five wines: Three shiraz, two cabernet sauvignon wines, four regions and three vintages.  Mitolo ‘The Nessus’ McLaren Vale Shiraz 2016: It’s young, and the nose is wonderfully fresh, vibrant fruits. I’m sure it will get more complex and probably go through a dumb stage as well, but for now it’s a joy, it’s springtime (though […]

Merlot and rieslings wines reviewed

Merlot and rieslings wines reviewed

Why merlot and riesling? I had a lot of untasted merlot and riesling on the bench. In the main merlot is not a grape I care for when it’s solo and please don’t write saying what about Château Petrus? Its so many years since I drank even tasted Petrus I cannot compare, anyhow one could […]

Rose wine, here, USA, Dan Murphy’s & beyond

Rose wine, here, USA, Dan Murphy’s & beyond

It’s a slightly different wine review section this week as we have included more statistics and a larger article before the reviews. Many of the wines reviewed are available from Dan Murphy’s so we have divided them into those that are and those that are not. Dan’s is reluctant to divulge figures, but did say: […]

Victoria’s very many charming wines

Victoria’s very many charming wines

The fourth of several Key Review of Wine reports focuses on the wines of Victoria. The outpouring in January/February will be a cleansing of all the reviews I wrote but was not able to publish in 2016. What better place to start a short article on reviews of Victorian wine than The Vineyards of Victoria […]