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Quattro Mano la Morada Touriga 2010, Barossa Valley, SA

$18 at DMs. A blend of Portuguese grapes typically associated with Port production, although the importers have been doing very well lately with many new still red blends of this combination. It is composed of 53% Touriga Nacional, 31% Tinta Amarela … Continue reading

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The Ports of Morris and Stanton & Killeen (Part 3)

After tasting the recent vintages, we shifted to ports of ages past. So in the third bracket, we evaluated how the Morris and Stanton & Killeen VPs stood up to the test of time by tasting VPs that were 10, … Continue reading

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The Ports of Morris and Stanton & Killeen (Part 2)

This is a continuation of the introductory tasting of fortifying spirits (Part 1). The next bracket was set up to showcase Morris and Stanton & Killeen as distinct but traditional styles of the Rutherglen. General comments about the wines in … Continue reading

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The Ports of Morris and Stanton & Killeen (Part 1)

Within Australia, when port or fortified wines become the topic of conversation, there is only one region which emerges in my mind – Rutherglen. However in recent years, this region of immense historical richness has been enduring a marketing nightmare … Continue reading

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SC Pannell Tempranillo Touriga 2010, McLaren Vale, SA

Purchased from Prince Wine Store $21. Intense dark ruby colour. A youthful perfumed core of strawberry, blueberry, violets, mint flower buds and meaty grilled sausage. Dry, med+ to full-bodied wine of rough silk texture. Powerdery tannins with plenty of ripe … Continue reading

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