Month: September 2013

Beringer, White Zinfandel 2007 Review

Beringer, White Zinfandel 2007

It’s not a style that has made an impact in the Australian market, but white Zinfandel has been a huge success in the USA where the Beringer White Zinfandel is said to be “America’s favourite white Zinfandel”. And the “white zinfandel” moniker is somewhat surprising given that it is more pink than white in the…
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Westlake, Albert’s Block Shiraz 2010 Review

Westlake, Albert’s Block Shiraz 2010

If Barossa Shiraz tickles your taste buds but jammy, over-ripe styles overwhelm your senses, then the Westlake Albert’s Block Shiraz 2010 will be right up your alley. The crimson coloured Albert’s Block shows the typically fragrant Barossa nose and the regionally synonymous dark berried fruit up front, but rather than explode across the palate there…
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Meerea Park, ‘Hell Hole’ Shiraz 2010 Review

Meerea Park, ‘HellHole’ Shiraz 2010

I’ve regularly given a big “thumbs up” to Hunter Valley whites like their Verdelho, Semillon and even Chardonnay, but rarely have red wines from the region captured the attention of my taste buds like the recently released Meerea Park ‘Hell Hole’ Shiraz 2010. While the Hunter reds are typically “dirty” on the nose and forest…
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