Sweet rose and mature prices

Sweet rose and mature prices

Sweet rose It’s a misleading heading (sorry) as its not sweet rose wine reviews but a mix of sweet and rose wines. Auburn Hills Clare Valley Rose 2016: Part of the Mitchell family of wines this is the first rose under this banner. A deceptive wine, as on entry its very soft and gentle, cute […]

Twenty shiraz wines in four price brackets

Twenty shiraz wines in four price brackets

One score in fives Twenty shiraz wines in four brackets of five wines each, $20s, $30s, $40s and $50 plus Nine regions are represented McLaren Vale Barossa Valley Orange Region Margaret River Clare Valley Ballerine Peninsula Langhorne Creek Coonawarra The vintage range is from 2013 to 2016 with points stretching from 89 to 98 but […]

Kissing cousins vermouth to viognier reviewed

Kissing cousins vermouth to viognier reviewed

Kissing cousins The others the ones we refer to as kissing cousins, those that are not chardonnay, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon or other mainstream grapes in Australia. Which doesn’t mean to say some are not more mainstream in other countries. Ten wines (one wine based) in total, one vermouth, viognier, chenin blanc, sangiovese, mencia, petit verdot, […]

Grenache wines single and blended

Grenache wines single and blended

Grenache Gemtree McLaren Vale Grenache 2016: It’s not my place to comment on labels, but when they are incomprehensible, I ask, what the #@^*? What’s the point of some arty bloody farty concept dreamt up by a wanky label designer, spoilt child or pissed winemaker? Anyhow, behind this senseless, unreadable label is a grenache from […]