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Summit Estate 2021 Cabernet/Malbec
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The Granite Belt Diaries July 2022
4382 Terroir 2021 Carbonic Maceration Syrah
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Casley Mount Hutton 2008 Shiraz

Casley Mount Hutton 2008 Shiraz

I don’t know why I have never visited the cellar door of Casley Mount Hutton before, it doesn’t make sense to me. Anyway the error was corrected in a recent … Read more

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Jester Hill 2017 Roussanne

Jester Hill 2017 Roussanne

Haven’t had a Roussanne for many long years, last one was from Tahbilk around 20 years ago.

2017 was a cooler vintage on The Granite Belt and the low ex … Read more

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Robinsons Family Vineyard 2016 Shiraz/Cabernet

Robinsons Family Vineyard 2016 Shiraz/Cabernet

Craig Robinson ‘Robbo’ is one of the most talented winemakers on The Granite Belt. The vineyard has a very long history on The Granite Belt, If memory serves Robinsons Family … Read more

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Ravens Croft Wines 2019 Tempranillo

Ravens Croft Wines 2019 Tempranillo

What still red wine do you drink in Queensland summers?

Answer: A Granite Belt Joven Style Tempranillo slighty chilled.

The two conditions above together with the right food are a … Read more

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Boireann 2010 Sagrantino

Boireann 2010 Sagrantino

I first tasted this at the Boireann cellar door when it was released. Peter Stark always releases his wines very early, I tasted and bought these on 12th April, 2011. … Read more

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Casley Mount Hutton 2010 Verdelho

Casley Mount Hutton 2010 Verdelho

Aged Verdelho, something not commonly encountered as the usual notion of Verdelho is drink now or soon. I did try a 7 year old Verdelho a few years back and … Read more

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Ridgemill Estate 2016 Tempranillo

Ridgemill Estate 2016 Tempranillo

Made from the oldest Tempranillo vines on The granite Belt. Not a joven style more toward crianza, so the oak is certainly there but in balance with the fruit. The … Read more

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Ravens Croft Wines 2012 The Waagee

Ravens Croft Wines 2012 The Waagee

This wine has more oak than I’m used to in a Granite Belt wine but it’s well done and not unbalanced – the fruit can easily handle the oak. It’s … Read more

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Ravens Croft Wines 2018 Tempranillo

Ravens Croft Wines 2018 Tempranillo

This is a Joven style wine – it’s only lightly oaked. The wine is made for early drinking and it suits Queensland conditions, it can be drunk in our warmer … Read more

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Pyramids Road Side x Side 2017/2018 Mourvedres

Pyramids Road Side x Side 2017/2018 Mourvedres

2017 Mourvedre on Tuesday 27/8:

It’s beautifully balanced with lovely almost seamless flow, the fruit is in the sour/savoury spectrum and there is certainly charcuterie/chorizo in the flavour profile, mainly … Read more

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