Tag: Red wine

Santa Julia Reserva – Malbec 2014

By on July 8, 2017 in Malbec, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Santa Julia Reserva – Malbec 2014

A long time ago, in a land far far away, I had a friend ( No longer a friend ), swung me onto Malbec, as a wine variety it is the best that Chile has to offer.  I have actively tried to buy a Malbec whenever I need a bit of comfort. Generally Malbec is a […]

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Grant Burge 5th Generation 2013 Cabernet Merlot

By on February 9, 2017 in Cabernet Merlot with 0 Comments
Grant Burge 5th Generation 2013 Cabernet Merlot

Sometimes I spend hours walking around the wine aisles at the local bottle shop. Looking for something that might take my interest and at least a couple of hours of my time. Every now and then the bottle shop attendant, will take the time to recommend a bottle of wine to me. Which brings me […]

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Killerby – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

By on January 30, 2017 in Cabernet Sauvignon with 0 Comments
Killerby – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Way back in July 2016 I bought a dozen red wine on impulse at the Brisbane Air port though Wine Selectors, read the first review here on the 2014 Tahbilk Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre.  This bottle of 2012 Killerby Cabernet Sauvignon from the Margaret river was one of those 12. As a self professed lover of […]

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Five Geese – 2012 McLaren vale Shiraz

By on January 23, 2017 in Shiraz with 0 Comments
Five Geese – 2012 McLaren vale Shiraz

I am a self professed lover of Red Wine.  Nothing beats an Australian red, well a red from any country actually.  But the Five Geese 2012 McLaren Vale Shiraz certainly reaches for the top of the list. A few years back, I started suffering from respiratory symptoms when drinking Shiraz…  thank god I got over it. […]

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Stonyfell – The Cellars Shiraz Cabernet

By on January 19, 2017 in Shiraz Cabernet with 0 Comments
Stonyfell – The Cellars Shiraz Cabernet

The Stonyfell The Cellars Shiraz Cabernet 2012 was a joyful find at the local Dan Murphy’s.  This bottle of Shiraz Cabernet was a  nice way to spend a Saturday night with a nice Spag bowl.  I know a little sad but a decent pasta dish goes well with any red wine. It was soft and rounded […]

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Voyager Estate – Girt by Sea 2011 Cabernet Merlot

By on January 17, 2017 in Cabernet Merlot, Mixed Blend with 0 Comments
Voyager Estate – Girt by Sea 2011 Cabernet Merlot

Any time winter hits, I bounce right back into drinking red wines. I went down to the local bottle shop and tried the Voyager Estate Girt by Sea Cabernet Merlot 2011, which is from the Margaret River in Western Australia. As far as New Zealand really owns the white wine market.  Australia really dominates the […]

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St Hallett 2011 Blackwell Shiraz

By on January 7, 2017 in Shiraz with 0 Comments
St Hallett 2011 Blackwell Shiraz

St Hallet’s is a funny wine, I first had it with a  girl I was dating (yes wine and girls, maybe I should look at that), share a bottle of this way back when.  The Shiraz is a great drop, the St Hallett is no different, you could almost imagine the dark chocolate, aniseed, raspberry […]

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2013 – Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz

By on July 7, 2016 in Shiraz with 0 Comments
2013 – Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz

I had been working my butt off for the last 4 months or so, I had been working crazy hours.  Another crazy bastard working the same crazy hours in Victoria, was giving me a shoulder to cry on.  We got taking about wines. Well there are many fun things that happen in life, but making […]

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2013 – Passion with Red Lips – Shiraz / Cabernet

By on June 15, 2016 in Shiraz Cabernet with 0 Comments
2013 – Passion with Red Lips – Shiraz / Cabernet

I love winter in Australia, its the perfect time to try a nice bottle of red.  There was nothing better then having a lamb roast and knocking back a glass or two of the 2013 Passion with Red lips – Shiraz Cabernet from the McLaren Vale in South Australia. I am not a big lover […]

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2013 Whiz Bang Barossa Shiraz Review

By on February 11, 2016 in Red Wine, Shiraz with 0 Comments
2013 Whiz Bang Barossa Shiraz Review

Its always an interesting thing I find when choosing wine.  Although there is huge taste differences between wine varietals, some times there is very little difference between a wineries, a Shiraz from from winery is similar to another . Whiz Bang Barossa Shiraz, was a nice change, I love red wine although I prefer heavy […]

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