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2015 Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

I’ve had this wine over the years. This one is mild on the nose with some apple/pear coming through. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice apple and pear to match the nose. On the medium length finish … Continue reading

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2014 Wakefield Shiraz (mini review)

Dark in color with a nice nose of black berries. On the mid palate this is a classic aussie shiraz displaying some nice black berries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth … Continue reading

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2015 Bishop Shiraz (mini review)

Inky dark in color with a nice black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with lots of lovely black berries coming through. On the medium length finish the wine displays some smooth tannins and acidity. … Continue reading

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Mollydooker The Scooter Merlot 2014

Inky dark in color with a dark berry nose. On the mid palate this wine displays dark berries along with a hint of plum. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm acidity, noticeable alcohol and a touch … Continue reading

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Best’s Bin No. 1 Shiraz 2013

Dark in color with a mild black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some nice black berry notes along with some noticeable oak. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice dryness … Continue reading

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2015 Evans & Tate Breathing Space Sauvignon Blanc

Pale in color with a nice grassy nose. On the mid paalte the wine displays some nice grassy notes to match the nose. On the medium length finish there’s some nice citrus and grapefruit notes with crisp acidity. This is … Continue reading

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BEST’S BIN NO. 1 SHIRAZ 2013 mini review

Inky dark in color with a mild nose of black fruit. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black fruit to match the nose, blueberries and the like. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice … Continue reading

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2015 Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chard

Pale to golden in color with a mild nose of pear/apple. On the mid palate the wine displays pear/apple, some lovely fruit along with a hint of vanilla. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice tart acidity, … Continue reading

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Jim Barry The Lodge Hill Shiraz 2013

Inky dark in color with a nice nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some mild but deep black berries to match the nose. Be sure to savor it before you swallow it because you get … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz 2nd Vintage

Dark in color with mild nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some lovely rich black berries and a hint of sweetness. On the medium length finish the wine displays some smoky notes, … Continue reading

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2014 Wolf Blass Yellow Label Sauvignon Blanc

Pale color with a mild grassy nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice smooth grassy notes to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice crisp acidity. This is a smooth lighter … Continue reading

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2014 Wakefield Chardonnay

I last wrote up the 2013 Vintage of this wine and loved it. This one is slightly golden in color with a mild varietal nose with nice apple/pear coming through. We originally sampled it out of the fridge and it … Continue reading

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Teusner The Riebke Shiraz 2013

Inky dark in color with a nice black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with some nice jammy black berries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice smooth tannins along with some … Continue reading

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2012 Small Gully Little Black Book Shiraz

Dark in color with a mild nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice blue berry notes along with a hint of oak and some licorice. On the medium length finish the wine displays some smooth tannins and … Continue reading

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Ballast Stone Windjammer Shiraz 2012

Dark in color with a lovely fruit forward nose of blueberries. On the mid palate the wine matches the nose with blueberries being dominant. Not sweet at all. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm acidity and … Continue reading

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2013 Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay (mini review)

Pale in color with a nice albeit milder nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some lovely pear/apple, some nice vanilla and buttery notes. This is a lighter oaked smooth well made chard. Aged 8 months in french oak … Continue reading

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Cimicky Trumps Shiraz 2012

Dark in color with a nice dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black berry almost blueberries. On the medium length finish the wine displays some mild tannins and acidtity as well as a hint … Continue reading

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Shingle Haycutters Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend

Pale in color with a mild nose with some citrus and grassy notes coming through. On the mid palate the wine displays some traditional citrus and minerality. The wine is on the lighter side of medium in length with the … Continue reading

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Robert Oatley Signature Series Riesling 2013

Pale in color with a mild nose, not giving anything away as a hint … On the mid palate the wine is super dry and crisp, some nice lime and citrus notes along with some nice minerality. On the medium … Continue reading

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Nugan Estate McLaren Parish Vineyard Shiraz 2013

Inky dark in color with a nice nose of black berries and noticeable oak. On the mid palate this is a smoother shiraz, almost more syrah like. Nice black berries but no where near blueberries and maybe even a hint … Continue reading

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2013 Lackey Shiraz

I last tried the 2012 Vintage of this wine and enjoyed it. This one is dark in color with a nice nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black berries and blue berries. On … Continue reading

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2010 Haselgrove First Press Shiraz

Inky dark in color with a mild nose of black berries. On the mid palate the wine displays some intense black berries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some nice pepper and spices along … Continue reading

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Ballast Stone Windjammer Shiraz 2012

Inky dark in color with a mild nose of black berries. On the mid palate the displays some lovely rich black berries to match the nose. Not quite blueberry but close. On the medium length finish the wine displays bright … Continue reading

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Elderton High Altitude Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Happy Father’s day all! Ink dark in color with a black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some bold rich black cherries to match the nose, slightly sweet. On the finish the wine displays some nice firm … Continue reading

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Wakefield Shiraz 2013

Inky dark in color with a mild dark berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays some nice black berries to match the nose. On the medium length finish the wine displays some firm tannins, peppery notes and acidity … Continue reading

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