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Oxenbury Vineyard 'Twins Vineyard' Nebbiolo

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At the moment, the wine repays decanting or even just opening the bottle an hour and a half in advance: then the complexity of flavour emerges. Roast duck breast with beetroot, roast pork or chicken all make good accompaniments; but we have been...... Read full article

Indigo Vineyard Pinot Noir

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Striking deep purple in colour. Aromas include sweetly spiced blood plum and summer berries, with hints of chocolate and earthy complexity. The palate is brightly structured with rich, ripe flavours of plum and blackberry. The wine finishes with...... Read full article

Baarmutha Wines Shiraz

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Silken textured, well-weighted, ripe but not overdone. Air of precision. Blue and black berries, spice, sweet soy, a melt of creamy oak. Ultra fine-grained tannin. The longer you sit with it the more impressed you become.... Read full article

Domenica Chardonnay

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Pale green / gold colour. The nose displays the grapefruit and white peach typical of the region and vineyard. Aniseed and matchstick barrel ferment characters are present, though not obtrusive. The entry to the palate is deceptively fine, a stony...... Read full article

Golden Ball “GALLICE” Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec

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Vinified separately, the fruit drawn from the original vineyard. The vintage composition typical make up is 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 5% Malbec. Barrelled in 35% new barriques from prestigious Bordeaux coopers are used to compliment...... Read full article

Castagna Genesis Syrah

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Aromatically it has notes of briar, peat, liquorice and aniseed – red and black fruits are the core, with vibrant floral tones that are totally evolving. On the palate there are the now customary powdery velvet tannins with a wonderful firm structure... Read full article

Sorrenberg Gamay

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The style of Gamay we produce is a combination of Burgundian and Beaujolais techniques. There is 10% Pinot Noir used in the blend. Half of the Gamay was cold macerated where the fruit is picked cold, crushed and left to soak for 4 days before ferment... Read full article

Savaterre Chardonnay

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2014 was a lovely vintage in many ways. It was also a nightmare! After setting very little fruit in late spring the problems were compounded by a flock of trespassing sheep from the neighbours. I quickly found out sheep adore Chardonnay and Pinot!... Read full article

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