Monthly Archives: September 2013

Running With Bulls Tempranillo 2011, Barossa, SA

$20 from Bottega Tasca (Lygon St), $18.50 from Auswine. Intense black ruby colour with a slight purple-garnet rim. On the nose, I’m getting light, lifted rose florals, but then there’s a slight disconnect with deeper black raspberry candy, anise and … Continue reading

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Plantagenet Omrah Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Great Southern, WA

$18.50 direct from winery, though members pay closer to the $16 found at DM’s. This one’s got a bit of age on it, although you’re very unlikely to pick it out. The current vintage is 2012. Very pale yellow tinge, … Continue reading

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Taltarni Brut 2010, Pyreness, VIC (multi-regional sparkling)

Taltarni operates out of the Pyreness, VIC but the fruit for the vintage Brut is sourced from multiple states, namely Victoria (65%), South Australia (24%) and Tasmania (11%). Produced using methode traditionnelle, i.e. fermented in bottle to achieve dissolved carbon … Continue reading

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Seppelt Salinger Vintage Cuvee 2009, Great Western, VIC

Made from Chardonnay (63%), Pinot Noir (28%) and Pinot Meunier (9%), and includes up to 5% aged reserve wines for added complexity. This is a multi-regional wine, with fruit sourced from the cool climate sparkling regions of Henty (70%), Adelaide … Continue reading

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Vasse Felix on the shelves, the eagle lands

Bit of a wet cold spell sweeping through Melbourne at the moment, so what better than a curry night at a friend’s place (no washingup, hey score!). We had just been to Enoteca Sileno looking for some Italian biancos, but … Continue reading

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