There’s no richness without decay…

2003 St Andrews Cabernet Sauvignon   A: Tending to tawny on the rim, yet still deep ruby. There's still life here. N: Memories of blackcurrant, cassis, roast tomatoes, savoury herbs and a hint of decay. Like an old growths forest, in September before the frost arrives. P: There's that Cabernet richness held together with (still) …

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Just in time for summer, the pink and the light red…

In southern hemisphere, summer is fast approaching. In Sydney, it's peeking it's head every few days before winter claims it's rightful place yet again. While today might be a tad chilly, all of 11 degrees, next week is looking sunny and positively pink drinking weather! Recently, I've had the pleasure to try some rose and …

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2009 Waverley Estate Reserve Semillon

A: Bright and enticing medium gold N: Slightly muted bouquet of lemon curd, wildflowers, apricot and slathering of butter. Still developing. P: A low alcohol wine with juicy acidity and high glycerol gives a full body palate with beautifully developed flavours of apricot, zesty lemon, lemon curd, and that beautiful oiliness of an older Sem. …

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2005 Thasos Moscatel de Setubal DOC

Vin doux Naturel 17% alc Grapes: Moscatel de Setubal   Almost amber in colour with orange peel on the nose. This is a light style of dessert wines with pleasantly fresh orange and rancio characters. Reminiscent of fresh Tokay...yummy. This is one fantastic value refreshing dessert wine that should be shared with friends and loved …

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