The Barons of the Barossa are a noble group of winemakers from the Barossa, so this is a royal best from the best of that region. Upfront dense blackberry fruit abounding with smoky chocolatey spice. As you would expect from a Barossa Shiraz, it has
3 wines that are guaranteed to help you kick back and roll into the weekend with an affordable treat of the week for the budget constrained (one that will even work if you into putting something away for a rainy day – fiscally friendly all
A very gluggable offering from this Clare Valley winery perhaps more known for their crisp Rieslings than their Cabernet Merlot. But this plush spicy plum, juicy blackberry and chocolate wine will soon become a staple in your wine repertoire. While it has backbone and structure,
Grant Burge has some very fine old vines and these grapes come from vines planted in the Barossa in the 1920’s giving this wine rich intensity & finesse well above its price. The wine shines with bright purple youthful vibrancy. Perfumed blackberry, dark chocolate and
Something to help the Dry Julyers to ease back into it – or not so much of the ‘ease’ part! A pungent Dog Ridge, a warm Merlot & something for your bacon and eggs as the treat of the week! Oh yes! Need inspiration for
This week, I have been very lucky to taste some of the latest offerings by Chalk Hill Wines who are producing food friendly wines that are punching well above their fruitful weights on charm, price and cheekiness. Just the fact that they have plenty to
The Sidetrack is a McLaren Vale blend of 60% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon & 10% Grenache. It is redolent in it’s very ripe juicy berries, jammy plums and earthiness. There is no doubt that this is a big red, and certainly will be a winter
This vintage of the Procrastinator is 100% single vineyard Cabernet Franc from the McLaren Vale and is definitely something of a crowd pleaser from the Harvey family. The nose has the perfumed berry fruit nose of Cab Franc but also has some dried rose notes.
The classic Italian visits McLaren Vale. But this is no visa overstayer, I think that Sangiovese is doing great things in Australia and providing us with an alternative to big hitting Shiraz. Chalk Hill have done a slinky job on this Sangiovese – it is
What has a savvy krafty burge, a handsome italian and a red with a girl’s name got in common …. well it is Friday!! Seriously, after a week drinking Zibbibo with my big sis – a girl has to have the treat of the week.
Something for the Savvy B drinkers or just for anyone looking for a softly drinking white. It is a nice gesture that the name of the growers – the Kraft family from Tanunda in the Barossa – are celebrated on the label. With a portion
I even smile at the thought of Fridays these days! Gotta love a chilled out Friday glass of wine. This week we have one of the first of the ’10 whites, a mellow easy drinking red and a pungent treat of the week. Don’t forget