Tag Archives: 2004

Radford Wines Eden Valley Shiraz 2004, SA

This is a bottle I found while organising my collection last week. From memory this was purchased on one of my first forays into the Barossa Valley, and has been kept very well in my stores. Sharp-eyed wineos will note … Continue reading

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Cune, pronounced C.V.N.E, not to be confused with Coon cheese

It was a pleasant surprise to see that CVNE wines were on tasting at Prince Wine store, as I hadn’t seen these wines on sale in Australia previously. These were really nice Spanish/Rioja wines which I had drunk through rather … Continue reading

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The wines and inspiration of Luke Lambert

This was a tasting session organised by Sommeliers Australia and Imbibo Wines in June 2012 at Pei Modern in Melbourne. I have had previous encounters with Luke Lambert at tastings of his wines but none when he could open up … Continue reading

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Sine Qua Non The Rejuvenators 2004, Central Coast, CA

  A blend of Roussanne, Viognier and Chardonnay. Clear golden colour almost like a shade of sunflower oil. Ripe oily aromas of honeysuckle, orange rind, baked cinnamon and fresh camphor bark. This is a dry, full-bodied white wine with the … Continue reading

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Mount Pleasant Elizabeth Semillon 2004, Hunter Valley, NSW

$15 from Dan Murphy’s. Canola gold yellow, lovely developed nose of ripe waxy lime, lemon rind and cumin aromas. Lively fresh acidity, medium-bodied with lemon lime flavours and a touch of minerality. Drink now but will age for several years … Continue reading

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