Tag Archives: Merlot

Chateau Teyssier 2012, St Emilion

Ch Teyssier is that Grand Gru which sounds posh but tastes for the masses. With a price tag that’s more expensive than your average bottle, it’s not a stratospheric sum that would veer your gaze away. It’s simple label is … Continue reading

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Duemani Altrovino 2011, Toscana, Italy

AUD$65 from Prince Wine Store. Duemani is owned by a husband and wife duo of Luca D’Attoma and Elena Celli on the coast of Tuscany. Their Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Merlot vines reside on land with unhindered picturesque views of … Continue reading

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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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TarraWarra, Yarra Valley (No Cistercian monks = no beer room)

TarraWarra Estate¬†was established in 1983 by the Besen family on the land originally owned by the founder of The Age , David Syme. Nearby, the Cistercian monks established their order, but if the monks at TarraWarra Abbey had drawn on … Continue reading

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Rochford Winery, Yarra Valley (Our day on the greens without Segways)

If you’re headed down to Day On The Green in the Yarra Valley, then you will be enjoying the fresh summer lawns of Rochford winery. With Jimmy Barnes lined-up in December and Angel & Cheap Trick in February, there is … Continue reading

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