(Adelaide Hills, SA) / 78 The last of our collection of their excellent 2016 wines. I’m a huge fan of these guys, i like Mon’s parents’ wines too, and like Tim so much we’re doing an event with him at the Mouse for the food festival. This one is co-ferment of Moscato Giallo and… Continue reading Manon Modern Lovers 2016
Geelong, Vic $110 golden yellow, flinty nose with wood smoke and stone fruit. Great balance. Rich wood spice, butterscotch richness on back palate which lingers with good length.
Macedon Vic $120 Michael Dilhon winemaker. Bright citrus and creamy aroma. Fresh, creamy and clean palate with a long fine finish. Advertisements
North Canterbury, NZ $185 Clay limestone. 50% clay, 50% barrel, unfiltered and long ferment. Certified biodynamic. Spectacular power in the glass. Treated in the most delicate way possible, as good as a good bottle of chablis. “Lions Tooth” comes from the “weeds” that grow in the vineyards (dandelion). Steel, lime, fresh and linear, green fruit.… Continue reading Pyramid Valley Lion’s Tooth Chardonnay 2014
Ballarat, Vic $90 Basalt soils, cool climate. Lime/lemon over oatmeal. Slight butterscotch and flint. Advertisements
Barossa SA $74 Michael Hall is and english guy who was a jeweller, then a valuer for Sotheby’s, who decided to move to Australia to make off-beat wine for some reason. Green fruit, soft textural lees influence, Advertisements
Yarra Valley, Vic $72 Marty Singh – assistant winemaker at Oakridge. Unbaked, delicious and easy drinking. Advertisements