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Michael Hall Roussanne 2011, Barossa Valley, SA

$32 from Cloudwine. With the Barossa Valley having securedĀ an international reputation for Grenache and Shiraz, the continual absence of white Rhone varietals remains a perplexing issue. Michael Hall is one of few on the valley floor who does produce lovely … Continue reading

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Kalleske JMK Shiraz VP 2011, Barossa Valley

$25 for 375ml. I’m sitting here after dinner on a cool night as we near the end of winter, got a little blue brie, salted cashew nuts and chopped up dried fruit. This little drop of Kalleske’s 2011 Shiraz VP … Continue reading

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Massena The Eleventh Hour Shiraz 2009, Barossa Valley

$35 purchased direct from winery. Fruit from sixty year old vines in Greenock. Intense black ruby colour. A medium+ youthful fragrance of creme de cassis, Spanish plums, summer florals and a hint of pastis. The colour clings to the glass, … Continue reading

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Head Old Vine Grenache 2010, Barossa Valley, SA

$35 from Cloudwine. Intense purple crimson colour with lovely aromas of fresh black cherry, cracked plum stones, dense fresh grass cutting and wafts of Vicks cherry menthol. Silky texture, full-bodied wine with fine chewy tannins. 14.5% alc. Rich cherry and … Continue reading

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Head The Contrarian Syrah 2010, Barossa Valley, SA

$35 from Cloudwine. 150dz made. Intense black purple colour. Lovely young, concentrated perfume of blackcurrant, black cherry and a hint of eucalyptus. A dry, full-bodied wine of smooth velvet texture. It’s plump full of rich blackcurrants, kirsch, fine black pepper, … Continue reading

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