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Old Mill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2008 Wine Tasting

Old Mill Estate Cabernet SauvignonThe first of two vintages from the same producer are up for review today, the Old Mill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2004. The recommended retail price is $24, however it can be picked up for $20 at Squashedgrape.

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Old Mill Estate Rose 2007

Date: Tue, Mar 11, 2008 Wine Tasting

Old Mill Estate RoseHere is a wine style you don't see every day: An off-dry Rose made from Touriga grapes that originate from Portugal, where they are traditionally used to make vintage port. The wine in question? Old Mill Estate Rosé 2007.

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The Story Wines “Orphan” Shiraz 2005

Date: Sat, Feb 23, 2008 Wine Tasting

The Story Wines \\\"Orphan\\\" ShirazThe Story Wines are a boutique producer based in Melbourne and a predominantly Shiraz vineyard in the Grampians region. From what I can gather the 2005 "Orphan" Shiraz is their second commercial release under the label.

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Scorpiiion GSM 2006

Date: Sun, Feb 17, 2008 Wine Tasting

Scorpiiion GSMThe last in a trio from Barossa producers Scorpiiion is their 2006 GSM, which is comprised of 45% Grenache, 42% Shiraz and 13% Mataro, all of which is sourced from the Barossa Valley.

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Sylvan Springs “Hard Yards” Shiraz 2005

Date: Fri, Feb 15, 2008 Wine Tasting

Sylvan Springs \'Hard Yards\' ShirazI had never heard of Sylvan Springs until a bottle of their "Hard Yards" Shiraz 2005 arrived for tasting last week. The wine has won a gold medal at an LA wine show and is listed in Winestates top 40 wines under $15.

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Scorpiiion Shiraz 2005

Date: Wed, Feb 6, 2008 Wine Tasting

Scorpiiion ShirazOn the tasting bench today is the Scorpiiion Shiraz 2005 which unlike their Cabernet is made from 100% Barossa fruit.

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Vinecrest Sparkling Shiraz 2002

Date: Fri, Feb 1, 2008 Wine Tasting

Vinecrest Sparking ShirazIt's been a while since I popped open a bottle of sparking shiraz and I had been looking forward to trying this one from Vinecrest for a while. What better time to open it than the Australia day long weekend?

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Scorpiiion Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Date: Wed, Jan 23, 2008 Wine Tasting

Scopiiion Cabernet SauvignonScorpiiion are a relatively new boutique producer from the Barossa Valley who kindly sent three bottles of red for us to review. The first cab off the rank (if you would pardon the pun) is the Scorpiiion Cabernet Sauvignon 2006, a multi-regional blend of Barossa and McLaren Flat fruit.

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Meerea Park Shiraz 2006

Date: Mon, Jan 14, 2008 Wine Tasting

Meerea Park ShirazThe new release Meerea Park Shiraz 2006 is a blend of 60% Hilltops and 40% Hunter Valley fruit and is their first stab at the "budget wine" market. It will not be available at the cellar door, however you should be able to find it quite easily at Dan Murphy's etc.

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Mount Pleasant Philip Shiraz 2005

Date: Sun, Jan 13, 2008 Wine Tasting

Mount Pleasant Philip ShirazMount Pleasant Philip is a staple around our house, many a bottle of the 2004 vintage was sacrificed last year in the ongoing war against the liver. No doubt the trend will continue with this shiny new release of Mount Pleasant Philip Shiraz 2005.

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Meerea Park Alexander Munro Chardonnay 2007

Date: Thu, Jan 10, 2008 Wine Tasting

Meerea Park Alexander Munro ChardonnayI have a confession to make, I don't like Chardonnay. Perhaps it was the $10 over-oaked examples at backyard bbqs that made me turn my back, or maybe the flabby unoaked styles from warmer climates? At any rate I have finally found a Chardonnay I would actually spend money on! Surprise, surprise (or perhaps no surprise), it comes from Meerea Park in the form of the Alexander Munro Chardonnay 2007.

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