Month: April 2014

Sevenhill, St Ignatius 2010 Review

Sevenhill, St Ignatius 2010

It may just be a conversation starter, but if I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked, “So, what’s your favourite wine”, I’d almost be able to give up my day job! And while it’s a little unfair to compare premium and pricey collectible wines to their commercially produced cousins which sell at…
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Billy Goat Hill Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Review

Billy Goat Hill Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

I’d never heard of Billy Goat Hill let alone their wines until I recently acquiesced to a glass of red with my lunch on a domestic Virgin flight to Sydney. The name may sound like something out of a Norwegian fairy-tale, but the lesson I received in geography was well worth the adventure! The Billy…
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Lindeman's, Regional Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 Review

Lindeman’s, Regional Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

I am not sure whether it’s for the preservation of a wine’s integrity, it’s marketability or just plain elitism, but in the Australian wine industry, it’s relatively rare for a winemaker to blend grapes of the same style from different territories. But the aversion to regional blending might be a thing of the past given…
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