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Australia

Really glad I picked this one up at the staff shop, because it didn’t conform to the “Aussie Cab Sav” stereotype. A really “poised” …

One of the random Australian wines in the DI staff shop which looked interesting. Actually part of Beringer Blass / Fosters, I think. Deep …

Had heard that Tasmania was getting a good reputation for Pinot Noir, by virtue of being further South than the rest of Australia, and …

At first pass I thought this may have been “corked”, but quickly remembered a description of Hunter Valley Aussie Semillon as having “burnt toast” …

Decided to see what the Aussie branded wine industry was doing to move “upmarket” (this one comes in its own cardboard box per bottle…). …

Another exploration white from the winery supposed to be Australia’s best at Marsanne, and a pretty decent example. Refreshing and easy drinking. Pale straw …

At last, a half-way decent wine from Laithwaites. Dark plum colour. Rich and warm aromas of dark fruit (blackberry?) coupled with coffee / mocha …

Another step in my “explore more interesting whites” move. Not bad overall – my first Marsanne wine. The back label discussed honeysuckle and citrus, …

Decided I was missing a lot of complex whites in my collection & experiences, so found this in the shop across the road. An …

Bright yellow-gold colour, reflecting the concentration from the part-dried Muscat raisined grapes. As expected, pronounced citrus aromas – more lemony than the pure orange …