Not only did the 2009 vintage represent a change in the official identity of the grape varietal, it also represented a tweak in winemaking for Girl Talk.
Marsanne is another up and coming grape varietal in Australia and one that should be in everyone’s cellar as it just gets better and better.
Viognier is increasingly popular in Australia and this is a good one from the Adelaide Hills near Gumeracha, no less. Pale gold with spicy apricot nose are typical varietal features of Viognier
With only a touch of pink, the makers of Pink Billy call the colour ‘nude’ referring to the ‘show girl’ personality that the team have bestowed on this rosé. Perhap
The grapes for this Merlot have come from Coonawarra vines up to 35 years old producing a wine with richness and ripeness. This wine certainly does not lack fruit as can be attested
A bright ruby in the glass with distinct salmon hints, this rose has the delicate aroma of strawberry. It is a wine that will go perfectly with the warm afternoon sunshine having a crisp acid and the cherry and strawberry fruit are offset by some
(2007 Release) This wine is a great way to try an aged Semillon without having to do the cellaring yourself. For a wine with 8 years under the belt it is certainly showing itself true to its Hunter Valley heritage – still a pale straw
Leconfield Cabernet Sauvignon should be a mainstay in any Cabernet lover’s cellar particularly at this price. Regarded as a flagship in the Leconfield range, this wine includes fruit sourced from vines from the original planting in 1974. Paul Gordon’s winemaking philosophy has been to produce
The colour of this wine is very a dense brilliant ruby purple mirroring the density of the fruit on the palate and nose. The flavours are classic Coonawarra Shiraz Cabernet – berry, pepper, vanilla spice and toast. On the finish the wine is warm, firm
The 2006 vintage has been made from Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot – classic Bordeaux grapes. The blend has produced a wine of fine complexity throughout. The aromas are still youthful minty, pepper, blackberry, plums, cassis with some aniseed liquorice and savoury characters. It
The St. George Cabernet Sauvignon has all the classic Coonawarra characters. Aromas of blackberry, vanilla, toasty oak, spicy cinnamon, mint and savoury abound. Dry tannins, a fuller body, and a fine structure combined with flavours of dark mint chocolate, blackcurrant, toast and some savoury characters.
This wine shows a lot of the classic Sangiovese elements from its garnet brick colour through to the cherry fruit characters. The cherry aromas have the added interest of leather and cedar which work nicely with the savoury flavours that follow the fruit on the