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Mount Pleasant Cellar Aged Elizabeth Semillon 2007, Hunter Valley

It’s warmed up quite nicely for this F1 Sunday in Melbourne. The rains on Friday washed away Melbourne’s dusty stink and I’m savouring every bit of sunshine possible. As much as I go for Mercedes-Benz and Hamilton, I wasn’t big … 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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UOMSWS Introduction to Wine Tasting Semester 1 2014

This is the slightly overdue write-up for the University of Melbourne Student Wine Society’s Introduction to Wine Tasting session held back in April. We ran two concurrent sessions with the same line-up of wines.¬†One group was led stumbling down the … 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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Doisy Daene Blanc Sec 2010, Barsac, Bordeaux

$28 from Nick’s. Clear, pale lemon yellow colour. Youthful med+ nose, aromas of citrus florals, white peach flesh, cut grass. A med+ – full-bodied white blend of semillion and sauvignon blanc, plenty of fleshy acidity propping up flavours of white … Continue reading

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