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El Figura Rioja 2012

El Figura Rioja 2012

El Figura provides a fruity, drink-now expression of the Rioja region's great red specialty.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Jan 19 00:00:00 EST 2014

Toi Toi Clutha Central Otago Pinot Noir 2012

Toi Toi Clutha Central Otago Pinot Noir 2012

The last vintage of this reasonably priced New Zealand pinot noir was amazing value and so is this 2012 number.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Thu Jan 16 13:35:47 EST 2014

Tahbilk Marsanne 2013

Tahbilk Marsanne 2013

This youthful 2013 fits a different brief as an each-way bet, for fresh consumption now, or for the cellar

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Wed Jan 15 11:18:55 EST 2014

Tim Gramp Clare Valley Watervale Riesling 2013

Tim Gramp Clare Valley Watervale Riesling 2013

Tim Gramp rieslings are always bargains.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Jacques Puffeney Arbois Vin Jaune 2004

Jacques Puffeney Arbois Vin Jaune 2004

From France's Jura, this trendy savagnin has yeast and oxidative inputs for savoury complexity.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Medhurst Reserve Chardonnay 2011

Medhurst Reserve Chardonnay 2011

Yarra chardonnay of subtle complexity and balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Chrismont La Zona Prosecco

Chrismont La Zona Prosecco

Sparkling prosecco is a regional speciality in Victoria's King Valley.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powelle | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

Deep Woods Ivory Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Deep Woods Ivory Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013

A good summer quaffer from Margaret River.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Jan 14 00:00:00 EST 2014

The Frontbencher Canberra District Shiraz 2011

The Frontbencher Canberra District Shiraz 2011

Cold, wet conditions greatly reduced Canberra's 2011 grape crop and resulted in notably lighter red styles than usual.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Kooyong Beurrot Mornington Peninsula Pinot Gris 2012

Kooyong Beurrot Mornington Peninsula Pinot Gris 2012

A good level of acidity gives the palate refreshing vigour, followed by a pleasantly tart bite of tannin in the finish.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Brown Brothers Heathcote 18 Eighty Nine Shiraz 2012

A gold-medal winner at the Great Australian Shiraz Challenge, the wine offers bright, ripe, plum-like varietal flavour with an earthy, savoury note.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 22 00:00:00 EST 2013

Clyde Park Pinot Noir 2012

Clyde Park Pinot Noir 2012

Smooth, likeable Geelong pinot.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria 2010

Donnafugata Ben Rye Passito di Pantelleria 2010

The Italian passito technique - enriching and sweetening wines using dried grapes - finds great expression in this delicious sweet muscat of Alexandria from the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Houghton Sparkling Classic Pinot Noir Chardonnay Cuvee Brut NV

Houghton Sparkling Classic Pinot Noir Chardonnay Cuvee Brut NV

Bargain bubbly of unusual quality.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Morris Old Premium Rare Liqueur Tokay

Morris Old Premium Rare Liqueur Tokay

The best Rutherglen tokays are breathtaking.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Bloodwood Chirac, Orange 2007

Bloodwood Chirac, Orange 2007

A generous sparkling wine showing richness and character from time on lees.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Mandoleto Nero d'Avola, Terre di Sicilia IGT, Italy 2012

Mandoleto Nero d'Avola, Terre di Sicilia IGT, Italy 2012

A remarkable wine for the money.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Riposte by Tim Knappstein The Halberd White Co-Ferment, Adelaide Hills 2012

Riposte by Tim Knappstein The Halberd White Co-Ferment, Adelaide Hills 2012

A barrel-fermented dry white blended from viognier, chardonnay and "other grape varieties".

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula 2012

Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Pinot Noir, Mornington Peninsula 2012

This punches above its weight, partly thanks to a great season.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013

West Cape Howe Two Steps Shiraz, Mount Barker & Frankland 2011

West Cape Howe Two Steps Shiraz, Mount Barker & Frankland 2011

West Cape Howe is based at Mount Barker in the Great Southern region.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 17 00:00:00 EST 2013