Mount Majura ‘Rock Block’ Tempranillo 2016

I've had a run in with single vineyard wines here before. This is one of them. In fact it's one of three single vineyard examples that Mount Majura produces.Mount Majura is a suburb in Canberra, Australia. Also name of the vineyard, so here we have a Mount Majura Vineyard red wine. The estate tempranillo, normally …

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Mystery is half the fun: Travaglini Cinzia

A: ruby but showing age with amber notes N: medium intensity with savoury herbs, tar and plums and cherries with earthy forest notes P: medium bodied with fine high tannins, flavours of sour cherry and herbs, savoury, tar notes, quite high acid making the wine tart. Rustic goodness. C: good quality wine of possibly 2013 vintage. An …

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Rockcliffe third reef Pinot Noir 2017

A: vibrant ruby N: medium intensity of red cherry, tar, wet earth floor aromatics with some herbal notes with sage and elements of cola P: medium intensity with high acid, medium tannins with a bitter back end of scorched pork skin, sour red cherry, tangy acidity, pencil shavings and cola notes. Spicy but short finish. …

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