Tag Archives: Riesling

Zind-Humbrecht 2014 Pinot Gris, Riesling (Alsace)

After hail effectively ruined the growing season for much of France in 2013, the climate gods dealt a kinder¬†hand in 2014.¬†In Alsace, it was a vintage for classic dry white wines. The winter was mild and some growers really hoped … Continue reading

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Frankland Estate Isolation Ridge Riesling 2010, Frankland River, WA

AUD$35. I pulled this one out after having left it pick up a bit of age. I had hoped for some character development, but I feel that its rate of progression suggests this is a 2-3 year drinking wine. Or … Continue reading

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Mitchelton Blackwood Park Riesling 2012, Nagambie, VIC

$22 from winery website or $12/btl/doz from Dan Murphy’s. Clear, pale lemon yellow colour. Fresh, moderate intensity of ripe apple and lime aromas. Good amount of acidity, the fruit is more bland though. Simple apple flavours. Lacks the bitey acidity … 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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UOMSWS Wine Camp Intro to Australian Wines tasting

A cosy bunch of budding wine connoisseurs assembled over the weekend at BayPlay on Portsea for the inaugural University of Melbourne Student Wine Society wine camp. I was excited to be able to put together two short tasting sessions to … Continue reading

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