Tag Archives: David Franz

Boxing Day wines. And go on, unwrap that saucisson.

On days when you just need a break, you want to take it slow, sit back and enjoy the sunshine, sip on something that quaffs easily, these are the wines for you. Both reds are sub-$30, the Celestial Bay Shiraz … Continue reading

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Salute to a Barossa legend, Peter Lehmann. Torch passes to the next generation.

Sad news for the wine world today with the passing of the venerable Peter Lehmann. The person, the winery and the labels are iconic for the Barossa Valley, and will undoubtedly transform into the stuff of legend within the pages … Continue reading

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David Franz Howling Dogue Grenache Shiraz 2009, Barossa Valley, SA

Purchased direct from winery, $55.   The colour is different in this one, intense earthy dried blood. Soft aromas of peppered, freshly pressed redcurrants, prunes, spices, warmed raw sugar at the bakery. Touch of VA though? Smooth velvet texture, a … Continue reading

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