Tag Archives: Sauvignon Blanc

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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Oakridge Local Vineyard Series 2012, Yarra Valley

I dropped by Oakridge Wines in the Yarra Valley on the weekend while I was visiting Healesville Sanctuary. David Bicknell has a fantastic track record of turning out fine Chardonnays so no better time then the present to drop by … Continue reading

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Americas tasting UOMSWS

The University of Melbourne Student Wine Society had it’s day out in the sun a couple of weeks ago with a showing of quaffers from the Americas. To be honest, there is a decent range of South American wines to … Continue reading

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Parnasse Sauvignon Blanc 2011 IGP, France

There are truckloads of this out there, and for the better. Current vintage is 2012, but at only $11, it’s a cheap, enjoyable and more subtle alternative to the NZ SBs. Pale lemon gold colour, notes of lemon citrus, cold … Continue reading

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Brygon Reserve Nostalgia Flying High Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Margaret River, WA

Certainly comes with eye-catching labels, the Flying High range offers easy drinking wines at an affordable hit to the wallet. The 2012 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc blend has a pale golden yellow colour, with light youthful aromas of crushed limestone, lemon … Continue reading

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