Category Archives: Victoria

Seppelt St Peters Shiraz 2006

I read this article about it being the 150th anniversary of Seppelt and the 50th release of the iconic St Peters shiraz which provided me incentive to see how the 2006 vintage had developed in bottle. Seppelt is located in … Continue reading

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Chardy Friday

Clonakilla Chardonnay 2012, Murrumbateman, NSW One from the office stash, forgot how much I paid. Pulled it to lift my draggy week. Solid as ever, the Clonakilla 2012 chardonnay exemplifies Tim Kirk’s wine crafting skills. A blend of high altitude fruit from … Continue reading

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Pinot Grigio / Gris, the Victorian way

The start to the week has us heading for a typical Melbourne Spring. Warm Monday then a baking Tuesday (well, it felt that way on the basketball courts). Then as I’m typing this, the nightly silence of my quiet street is … Continue reading

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10x Tractor Pinot Noir 2013 & Araldica Barolo Flori 2009

I’ve had several 2013 Mornington Peninsula pinots now, and they’ve all been impressive open wines. The Ten Minutes by Tractor 2013 continues the hits. A deep ruby coloured core accompanied by sweet spiced nose, bright cherry fruit, strawberry leaf and … Continue reading

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Yabby Lake Block 2 Pinot Noir 2013, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

The selected tasting partner of the Tolpuddle 2013 Pinot Noir was the Yabby Lake Block 2 pinot noir 2013. Obviously quite a different wine from the Tasmanian wine, although one could see similarities in the cool climate Mornington Peninsula offering. … Continue reading

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