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Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2010

Cannibal Creek Chardonnay 2010

Attractive modern Gippsland chardonnay.

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

Pinelli Estate Reserve Durif, Swan Valley 2012

Pinelli Estate Reserve Durif, Swan Valley 2012

A gold medallist at the 2013 Swan Valley Wine Show, this excellent durif would compete well with Rutherglen's finest.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Two Rivers Stones Throw Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013

Two Rivers Stones Throw Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013

From the Upper Hunter vineyard Two Rivers comes another vintage in a consistent line.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Chateau Mont-Redon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2010

Chateauneuf-du-Pape has long been a well-known French red in the English-speaking world but recent years have seen its international popularity boom.

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

Dirty Three Pinot Noir 2012

Dirty Three Pinot Noir 2012

There's talk about 2012 Victorian pinot noirs' high quality but some seem to lack flesh.

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

Bruno Paillard Reserve Privee Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs NV, Champagne

Bruno Paillard Reserve Privee Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs NV, Champagne

This pure chardonnay champagne has a mid-straw colour and a complex, mellow bouquet of toasted bread, nougat, candied lemon and grapefruit peel.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Kangarilla Road Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 2013

Kangarilla Road Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 2013

It's rare to find such excellent chardonnay at this price these days.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tyrrell's Lost Block Chardonnay, Hunter Valley 2012

Tyrrell's Lost Block Chardonnay, Hunter Valley 2012

Tyrrell chardonnays have been continuing to improve in recent years, becoming finer and tighter with less alcohol.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Coldstream Hills Reserve Chardonnay, Yarra Valley 2011,

Coldstream Hills Reserve Chardonnay, Yarra Valley 2011

Coldstream Hills issued three great 2011 prestige chardonnays, this being the best.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chapel Hill Sangiovese, McLaren Vale 2012

Chapel Hill Sangiovese, McLaren Vale 2012

A typical sangiovese - sapid and dry, the opposite of fruity - and not too deeply coloured, showing savoury bacon-bone, dried-herb, star-anise and licorice aromas.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Dec 03 00:00:00 EST 2013

Printhie Mountain Range Orange Chardonnay 2012

Printhie Mountain Range Orange Chardonnay 2012

Juicy, just ripe, nectarine-like varietal flavour underpins Printhie's new release.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Tyrrell's Lost Block Heathcote Shiraz 2012

The latest iteration features quirky labels on a small range of regional-varietal specialties, including this shiraz from Heathcote, Victoria.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

St Huberts Yarra Valley Roussanne 2012

St Huberts Yarra Valley Roussanne 2012

The wine shares textural characteristics with other barrel fermented whites, but the flavours head off in their own direction, well removed from those of say chardonnay, marsanne or viognier.

Drink | Chris Shanahan | Sun Dec 01 00:00:00 EST 2013

Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Villa Maria Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc 2013

Pristine Marlborough sauvignon blanc of the type that energised New Zealand's wine industry.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Trentham Estate Pinot Noir 2012

Trentham Estate Pinot Noir 2012

Trentham Estate shows it can make pinot noir.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Devil's Lair The Hidden Cave Cabernet Shiraz 2012

Devil's Lair The Hidden Cave Cabernet Shiraz 2012

Honest Margaret River red. Blackcurrant, mint, mocha and an earthy undercurrent with a sweet/savoury balance.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Chateau d'Yquem 2003

Chateau d'Yquem 2003

Ultra-desirable, this fabled sauternes is luscious, sweet, superb.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

De Bortoli Windy Peak Chardonnay 2012

De Bortoli Windy Peak Chardonnay 2012

A perennial bargain, this Yarra Valley chardonnay continues in fine form.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

The Musician by Majella Cabernet Shiraz 2012

The Musician by Majella Cabernet Shiraz 2012

If you like classically minty Coonawarra reds you'll enjoy this.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Coriole Sangiovese 2012

Coriole Sangiovese 2012

Coriole has long made a speciality of McLaren Vale sangiovese.

Drink | Ralph Kyte-Powell | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013