Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Wine Review

This wine review is of Moss Wood’s 2017 cabernet sauvignon. It is an outstanding wine and, in 2017, a blend of 88% cabernet sauvignon, 8% petit verdot and 4% cabernet franc. Its aroma is an appealing expression of blackcurrant and (expensive) cedar. On aroma I would have anticipated a higher portion of new oak, perhapsContinue reading “Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Wine Review”

Pewsey Vale Riesling 2020 Wine Review

This wine review is of a text book riesling from Pewsey Vale, the Eden Valley and the 2020 vintage. A pale lemon colour in the glass, it has aromas of stones, florals and lemon/lime citrus. The palate is dry, with moderate alcohol, ripe fruit and is freshened by high linear acidity. This style of rieslingContinue reading “Pewsey Vale Riesling 2020 Wine Review”

Aylesbury Estate Pater Series Chardonnay 2018

From the Ferguson Valley in Western Australia, this chardonnay opens to a restrained aroma of almond meal, custard and cedar. The body is between medium and full and the acidity medium and fine boned. This is a textured chardonnay that is particularly harmonious and ready to drink now. Rating: Good. Read more: https://www.aylesburyestate.com.au; wine-searcher.com. Source:Continue reading “Aylesbury Estate Pater Series Chardonnay 2018”

Dalwhinnie Shiraz 2006 Wine Review

This wine review is of Dalwhinnie’s 2006 Moonambel shiraz from the Pyrenees region in western Victoria. Dalwhinnie is the leading producer in this remote region. The shiraz style here is a crossover style – syrah like in manner, but in a warmer climate form with richer fruit. It reminds a little of Margaret River shiraz,Continue reading “Dalwhinnie Shiraz 2006 Wine Review”

Sedona Estate Sangiovese 2019 Wine Review

This wine review is a Sedona Estate sangiovese from the 2019 vintage and the Yea region in the hills north of the Yarra Valley in Victoria. It’s a really good sangiovese. In terms of style, the wine is closer to a Chianti Classico style than those I taste from the better known King Valley inContinue reading “Sedona Estate Sangiovese 2019 Wine Review”

Will de Castella Jean-Paul’s Vineyard Shiraz 2014 Wine Review

This wine review is of Will de Castella’s Jean-Paul’s vineyard 2014 shiraz from the hilly Yea region north of the Yarra Valley. Sealed under wax, it is an immediately earthy, complex and medium bodied style of shiraz. Fully mature, it has aromas of red berries and cedar (vanilla, likely at least 12 months maturation, smallContinue reading “Will de Castella Jean-Paul’s Vineyard Shiraz 2014 Wine Review”