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South Eastern Australia

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

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…). …

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, …

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 …

Solid Aussie oaked Chardonnay with good body & some complexity. Light vanilla and tropical aromas with warm flavour, but particular pineapple finish. Another reliable …

Lightly oaky aroma with lemony citrus hint to the passion fruit nose. Clean and smooth flavour. Went well with asparagus and Hollandaise sauce, as …