Tag Archives: Muscat

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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Montevecchio Bianco 2011, Heathcote, VIC

$24 from Rathdowne Cellars. A co-fermented blend of Vermentino, Fiano and Moscato Giallo (Muscat). Clear pale yellow colour. A youthful nose lemon rind, musk and red apple, there’s a subtle hint of exotic spice too. Dry, medium- bodied wine, lovely … Continue reading

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Morris Black Label Liqueur Muscat, Rutherglen, VIC

$14 from Dan Murphy’s. Dark mahogany colour, denser aromas of reduced maple syrup and sweet nutmeg and cinnamon bark. A lovely lush dessert wine with flavours of Turkish delight and rose syrup. Easy drinking, great with cookies. 89/100.

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Stanton & Killeen Rutherglen Muscat, Rutherglen, VIC

$20 from Dan Murphy’s. Clear, medium intensity dark mahogany colour (#8F3926 for you adobe people out there). A lovely bouquet, fresh and young, notes of caramelised figs, rose syrup and Asian gingered sweet soup. A lush dessert wine, somewhat light … Continue reading

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Morris Shiraz 2009, Rutherglen, VIC

$15 from Dan Murphy’s. Intense black ruby colour. There is toasty oak right off the bat with that typical dessicated coconut which blows off soon. Beyond that, there is blackcurrant, plum and sweet spice. Silky texture, this dry, med+ – … Continue reading

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