Saturday, November 29, 2008

Dupont-Tisserandot 2006 Marsannay

This is an affordable gem being brought into Australia by new importer Eurocentric. A funky little Burgundy with typical earthy/savoury characters alongside dark berry flavours. Soft and clean, it's a pleasure to drink. $45.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Angus The Bull 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

Looking for a terrific wine to enjoy with a steak or hamburger, or for a barbecue? Look no further. This is a deliciously slurpable red with plenty of flavour. It is rich and powerful without being over the top. Great value for under $20.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Cornelius 2006 Syrah

Cornelius is a new label from the Scotchman's Hill winery outside Geelong and this is an outstanding Rhone-style shiraz which has been hand-picked, open fermented and given top-class oak treatment. Well balanced with real personality. $45.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Cannibal Creek 2005 Pinot Noir

A lovely pinot from a family operation at Pakenham, between Melbourne and West Gippsland. This fragrant number has lovely sweet berries on the nose and fresh dark cherry flavours on the palate with hints of toasty oak and lovely structure. $26.