Month: June 2014

Meerea Park, Terracotta Syrah 2011 Review

Meerea Park, Terracotta Syrah 2011

There are a lot of tricks and traps in this wine buying caper and it’s true that a lot of new players often overlook the fact that seasonal variations can have a dramatic impact on the quality of the same wine year by year. So when a region experiences a season with perfect climatic conditions…
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Nanny Goat Vineyard, Pinot Noir 2012 Review

Nanny Goat Vineyard, Pinot Noir 2012

I’ve often said that good Pinot isn’t cheap and that cheap Pinot isn’t good, but having recently tried the Nanny Goat Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012, I might have to modify my mantra! At only $25 a bottle, I wasn’t expecting anything above average, but the Nanny Goat certainly delivers well above its very reasonable price…
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Rosemount, GSM McLaren Vale 2012 Review

Rosemount, GSM McLaren Vale 2012

Mention McLaren Vale reds and the Pavlov Dog in me begins to salivate at the expectation of juicy ripe red berries, bold fruit and a lingering sweetness at the back. So, you can imagine my surprise when I ripped the Stelvin from a bottle of the Rosemount Estate GSM 2012 and found it nothing like…
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Baileys of Glenrowan , Organic Shiraz 2012 Review

Baileys of Glenrowan , Organic Shiraz 2012

I’m the first to admit that I was probably a little judgmental, but I’d always thought that any creator of Certified Organic and preservative free wines would have dreadlocked hair, red beaded necklaces and have a proclivity to wear ripped T-shirts with five-leafed clover emblazoned across the front, and tie themselves to trees as the…
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