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 […]

The wonder of McLaren Vale shines yet again

The wonder of McLaren Vale shines yet again

McLaren Vale shines yet again One white and heaps of red wines, its not my pick just what turns up for review. The industry harmonises itself with consumer requirements. White/rose/sparkling in spring summer and reds/fortified in winter. Personally I’ve not really followed seasonal trends in drinking I’m just as happy with a white in winter […]

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: […]

A mixed dozen wines, red, white, rose & sparkling

A mixed dozen wines, red, white, rose & sparkling

A mixed case A dozen wines from regions across Australia, and one from New Zealand. Red, white, rosé and a sparkling wine: all sorts of wine offering a multitude of taste and flavours. Grateful thanks to Tash Stoodley, brand manager at d’Arenberg, for the photograph. Vasse Felix ‘Classic Dry White’ 2016: This is a semillon-sauvignon blanc […]

Sandalford, Vasse Felix, Mitolo & Fox Gordon

Sandalford, Vasse Felix, Mitolo & Fox Gordon

Four beauties Four beautiful wines from three regions and three vintages. The notes say all. Sandalford ‘Prendiville Reserve’ Margaret River Chardonnay 2015: Classy, classy wine. This is elegantly crafted chardonnay of the highest order. It’s drinking so well now I’m not sure how long it will live, but no matter, it will go another five […]

The beauty of shiraz in McLaren Vale

The beauty of shiraz in McLaren Vale

Beauty in the Vale Ulithorne ‘Familia’ McLaren Vale Shiraz 2015: A young release for McVale shiraz but this is no kiddie. It’s very well made with plenty of interesting flavours as it travels that keep the drinker both entertained and thoughtful. 94 points, with maybe one or even two to come as it ages, and […]