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Spinifex Rosé 2013, Barossa Valley, SA

$23. Year in, year out, Peter Schell’s Provençal interpretation of Barossan Rosé ranks in my top three summer Rosé must-buys. Slightly different from the 2012 which included Eden valley fruit and Shiraz, this year’s blend is 62% Grenache, 24% Mataro, … Continue reading

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Running With Bulls Vermentino 2011, South Australia

$18 from Bottega Tasca. For those who didn’t know, the Running With Bulls label comes from the Yalumba stable. This 2011 Vermentino will be the last of its kind, with the fruit sourced from across the Barossa Valley, Adelaide Hills … 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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Santadi Villa Solais Vermentino 2010, Sardinia

$20 from Prince Wine Store. Pale lemon colour, aromas of orange musk and ripening white peach. A light-bodied wine that is well-balanced with crisp acidity. Great for roast chicken with white sauce, or a grilled meaty fish fillet. 89/100.

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