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Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 2012

Wolf Blass Gold Label Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 2012

Some smoky sulfides combine with pungent fruit in a concentrated, powerful but elegant wine, which is full-bodied with good acidity and a multi-nuanced, grapefruit dominant flavour.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Wolf Blass Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz Malbec 2009

Despite fashions, the big red's day is not over.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk Viognier 2013

Tahbilk's Central Victorian viognier succeeds consistently.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Craggy Range Les Beaux Cailloux Chardonnay 2011

Craggy Range Les Beaux Cailloux Chardonnay 2011

World-class Kiwi chardonnay from Hawke's Bay.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

C21 Hito Ribera del Duero 2009

C21 Hito Ribera del Duero 2009

Made from 100 per cent tinto fino, aka tempranillo, in north-central Spain, this is a classic style.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Torzi Matthews 1903 Single Vineyard of Domenico Martino Old Vine Shiraz 2012

Excellent old-vine Barossa shiraz. A nose of dark berries and currants, florals, shiny leather and earth.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Angove Nine Vines Rose, South Australia 2013

Angove's rose is consistent in style and quality.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Azienda Agricola Cogno Mandorlo Dolcetto d'Alba, Piedmont 2012

Azienda Agricola Cogno Mandorlo Dolcetto d'Alba, Piedmont 2012

This has an excellent deep purple-red colour, lovely clean, ripe-cherry plum aromas, spotless and fresh and deliciously dolcetto.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bimbadgen Estate Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013

Bimbadgen Estate Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013

This is a dry white that will appeal to those who enjoy subtle white wines that go well with food.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Kooyong Farrago Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula 2011

Kooyong Farrago Chardonnay, Mornington Peninsula 2011

A wonderful chardonnay that combines complexity and power with mouth-watering acidity and refreshing qualities.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

Madfish Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2012

From Western Australia's south-west, this has a fresh nose reminiscent of citrus and Asian fruits, and a dab of lanolin.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Serafino Bellissimo Primitivo, McLaren Vale 2012

Serafino Bellissimo Primitivo, McLaren Vale 2012

The colour is deep purple-red, which presages the wine's raw, bold and youthful personality.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Step Rd Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV

Step Rd Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling NV

This is a tasty sparkling wine with attractive meringue aroma beneath which is some parsley herbal fruit, clean and not too simple.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 10 00:00:00 EST 2013

Punt Road Airlie Bank Yarra Valley Shiraz 2012

Punt Road Airlie Bank Yarra Valley Shiraz 2012

Cool-climate shiraz makes a versatile food companion for a hot Australian climate.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Yalumba Eden Valley Roussanne 2012

Yalumba Eden Valley Roussanne 2012

The richly textured palate delivers those flavours, finishing fresh, dry and with a little tweak of tannin in the finish.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bay of Fires Pinot Noir Chardonnay Tasmanian Cuvee

Bay of Fires Pinot Noir Chardonnay Tasmanian Cuvee

The cool-grown fruit provides a vivacious and elegant base for this outstanding sparkler.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 08 00:00:00 EST 2013

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2013

Koonowla The Ringmaster Riesling 2013

Nose is a riot of fragrance - blossom, lime, a hint of pineapple - steely backbone to intense citrus flavours.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Leo Buring DWQ18 Leonay Riesling 2013

Leo Buring DWQ18 Leonay Riesling 2013

A restrained, closed-up drop in the style that makes Clare riesling Australia's most age-worthy white.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Turkey Flat Butcher's Block 2012

Turkey Flat Butcher's Block 2012

Lovely crushed raspberries and blackberries, sweet spice and milk chocolate aromas introduce top-notch middleweight Barossa grenache-shiraz-mataro.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012

Wynns Coonawarra Estate Shiraz 2012

This iconic Australian label is remarkably consistent.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013