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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

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

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

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

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

Yarran Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Riverina, 2013

Yarran Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Riverina, 2013

A simple, light, refreshing, sav-sem that really delivers as a drink-now quaffer, and look at the price!

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Semillon, Hunter Valley, 2013

Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Semillon, Hunter Valley, 2013

This is a restrained, delicate, youthful dry white in traditional low-alcohol Hunter style.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Running With Bulls Tempranillo, Barossa Valley, 2012,

Running With Bulls Tempranillo, Barossa Valley, 2012

This is a superb tempranillo, the best yet under this label (part of the Yalumba stable) and its quality is no doubt partly traceable to the outstanding 2012 Barossa vintage.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Best's Great Western Riesling 2013

Best's Great Western Riesling 2013

Lime, musky floral scents, tropical fruit and smoky spice meet the nose, ahead of a soft mouthful, enhanced by a trace of sweetness, with good structure.

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

Logan Weemala Gewurztraminer 2013

Logan Weemala Gewurztraminer 2013

Once very fashionable, gewurztraminer soldiers on as a fringe-dweller these days.

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

Campbells Limited Release Durif, Rutherglen, 2010

Campbells Limited Release Durif, Rutherglen, 2010

With a deep, dark red-purple colour this sumptuous durif has sweetly ripe berry aromas with herbal and earthy overtones.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Louis Jadot Macon Villages Grange Magnien 2011

Louis Jadot Macon Villages Grange Magnien 2011

A light chardonnay from southern Burgundy with a subtle white stone fruit nose touched with subtle ferment aromas and a mineral hint.

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

Tahbilk Eric Stevens Purbrick Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Tahbilk Eric Stevens Purbrick Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

History in a glass from one of Victoria's great estates.

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

Vietti Barbera d'Alba 2010

Vietti Barbera d'Alba 2010

Italian barbera rarely betters this.

Drink | Indulge yourself | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2013

Villa Maria Cellar Selection Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, 2013

This has all the pungent varietal aromas of capsicum and cut-radish that we expect of the style, and is intense and vibrant in the mouth with bright acidity.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013

Coriole Barbera, McLaren Vale, 2012

Coriole Barbera, McLaren Vale, 2012

Deep red-purple, bright colour.

Drink | Huon Hooke | Tue Nov 26 00:00:00 EST 2013