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Sancerre Estate/View Wine 2018 Shiraz Cabernet
Heritage Estate 2018 Chardonnay
Tobin Wines 2019 Jacob Tempranillo
4382 Terroir 2020 Lagrein Cerasuolo
Boireann Winery 2007 The Lurnea
Boireann Winery 2019 Sangiovese
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Sancerre Estate/View Wine 2018 Shiraz Cabernet

Sancerre Estate/View Wine 2018 Shiraz Cabernet

Note to Self -“If your face has been overdosed with Kelvin Klein Obsession wash it before sampling wine”.

The label reads: aged in a French Oak “Cube” a “build … Read more

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Heritage Estate 2018 Chardonnay

Heritage Estate 2018 Chardonnay

A deep straw colour with some golden glints and slight green hues, those skins must have been pretty ripe which you would expect from the 2018 vintage, makes me wonder … Read more

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Tobin Wines 2019 Jacob Tempranillo

Tobin Wines 2019 Jacob Tempranillo

Deeply and darkly coloured at the depths and spreading to garnet red at the edges, perhaps just a little more depth of colour than most Granite Belt Tempranillos. Fragrant redolences … Read more

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4382 Terroir 2020 Lagrein Cerasuolo

4382 Terroir 2020 Lagrein Cerasuolo

4382 Terroir is a collaboration between Rob Davidson from St Judes Cellar Door and Bistro at Ballandean who also manages the Rees Road Vineyard and winemaker Andy Williams from Hidden … Read more

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Boireann Winery 2007 The Lurnea

Boireann Winery 2007 The Lurnea

I have encountered some opinion that Cabernet Sauvignon is a lesser variety on The Granite Belt. I do get what people mean but would add that it’s certainly not Coonawarra … Read more

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Boireann Winery 2019 Sangiovese

Boireann Winery 2019 Sangiovese

Any grower on The Granite Belt will tell you that Sangiovese is the local varietal sook, often in need of attention. Consequently you won’t find a lot of Sangiovese in … Read more

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Ridgemill Estate 2019 Saperavi

Ridgemill Estate 2019 Saperavi

For anyone unawares, The Granite Belt has a Czar not a human one but one in the form of a wine at Ridgemill Estate, in this specific instance, the Ridgemill … Read more

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Unsung Hero Wine 2020 Ansonica

Unsung Hero Wine 2020 Ansonica

I would need to clarify but perhaps Granite Belt winemakers have chosen the name Ansonica instead of Inzolia because western Sicily is reasonably warm climate (Mediterranean) compared to The Granite … Read more

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Heritage Estate 2020 Ansonica

Heritage Estate 2020 Ansonica

Ansonica or Anzonica in Tuscany and sometimes Inzolia elsewhere, e.g. Sicily, in Italy but apparently and definitely Ansonica on The Granite Belt. One bin from Chalmers was shared by Heritage … Read more

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Hidden Creek 2020 Menćia

Hidden Creek 2020 Menćia

Red rubies glowing and reflective at the centre and gleaming with a translucence towards the edges illuminate this wines colour spectrum in the glass. The wine has some similarities with … Read more

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