Tag Archives: 2007

Mount Pleasant Cellar Aged Elizabeth Semillon 2007, Hunter Valley

It’s warmed up quite nicely for this F1 Sunday in Melbourne. The rains on Friday washed away Melbourne’s dusty stink and I’m savouring every bit of sunshine possible. As much as I go for Mercedes-Benz and Hamilton, I wasn’t big … Continue reading

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Picardy Pannell Family Shiraz 2007, Pemberton, WA

I don’t do product reviews, but here’s one just because I’m having the buffalo marinade King Island ribs. At $19/kg, it’s obviously more pricey than the average market price for beef short ribs. I followed the instructions to the letter, … Continue reading

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Tenute Soletta Keramos Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva 2007, Sardinia, Italy

AUD$90 from Global Grapevino NSW (globalgrapevine.com.au). It is not often you find an impressive embodiment of Cannonau, the indigenous black grape of the Italian island of Sardinia. Just like a blackadder, this is a serious brooding wine able to slap … Continue reading

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Scotchman’s Hill Norfolk Vineyard Pinot Noir 2007, Bellarine Peninsula, VIC

RRP$55. Fruit for this wine is hand-picked off 23-year old vines at Scotchman’s Hill. A portion of fruit is fermented with 25% whole bunch, while another is de-stemmed and spent 20 days macerating on skins. The blended wine is racked … Continue reading

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Scotchman’s Hill Sutton Vineyard Chardonnay 2007, Bellarine Peninsula, VIC

RRP$55. Fruit from a 23-year old vineyard, hand-picked, 100% barrel fermented but no malolactic fermentation. Batonnage fortnightly for 6 months, staying in contact with lees for 16 months in new to 2 year old barriques. It has a rich, gold … Continue reading

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