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Western Australia

Bought for a palate calibration on the morning of the Paper 1 MW exam, and a really good, balanced, elegant varietal Semillon – unusually …

Randomly bumped into David Hohnen in a wine shop in Kensington, and had a good chat through some of his wines on tasting. All …

A slightly unusual Aussie Shiraz that blends ripe, baked fruit with herbal notes and high quality oak. Mid-deep ruby-garnet. Breadth of cinnamon and vanilla …

Ripeness of fruit is definitively New World. However, the restraint and balanced use of oak shows the class of Margaret River Chardonnay. Pale gold. …

Nice, good value Margaret River Cab, bought as an extra Booker wine. Deep ruby with black glints to the core and a narrow rim. …

The New World Cabernet Sauvignon part of the 2nd Optimor Case, this one. Shows up Margaret River beautifully, with a freshness of acidity that …

Even in Selfridges’ sale, this was expensive, and it felt like paying for the renown of one of (if not “the”) Australia’s finest Chardonnays. …

A pleasant Riesling. Not the greatest ever, but not at all bad for the price. Combined aromas of white flowers and lime. Green-yellow colour. …