Posts Tagged: Margaret River

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2013 Flor Marché Elise Cabernet Sauvignon. Wilyabrup, Margaret River

Full, mouth coating, generous palate of sweet blackcurrants, plum skins, a lick of black olives and a sprinkling of ground coffee. Bay leaf and tart mouth-watering cranberry on the mid palate. Has both elements of chocolate, milky on the palate

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2013 Flor Marché Elise Cabernet Sauvignon. Wilyabrup, Margaret River

Full, mouth coating, generous palate of sweet blackcurrants, plum skins, a lick of black olives and a sprinkling of ground coffee. Bay leaf and tart mouth-watering cranberry on the mid palate. Has both elements of chocolate, milky on the palate

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2010 Howling Wolves “Red Wolf” Sangiovese. Margaret River. 13.2%

Subtle nose of plums, cherries, leather, milk chocolate and black tea. Medium bodied wine. Nice sweet / sour thing going on in this wine. Sweet plums countered by sour red cherries. Milk chocolates, notes of thyme and rosemary, tobacco hints

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2010 Howling Wolves “Red Wolf” Sangiovese. Margaret River. 13.2%

Subtle nose of plums, cherries, leather, milk chocolate and black tea. Medium bodied wine. Nice sweet / sour thing going on in this wine. Sweet plums countered by sour red cherries. Milk chocolates, notes of thyme and rosemary, tobacco hints

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2012 Howling Wolves Small Batch Chardonnay, Batch 90. Margaret River. 12.5%

100% French Barrique for 14 months. Fruit comes from Rosa Glen / Karridale.     Lovers of premium chardonnay, pay attention. This is a cracker of a wine at a pretty reasonable price. Lemon green in appearance. Aromas of peach, nectarine,

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2012 Howling Wolves Small Batch Chardonnay, Batch 90. Margaret River. 12.5%

100% French Barrique for 14 months. Fruit comes from Rosa Glen / Karridale.     Lovers of premium chardonnay, pay attention. This is a cracker of a wine at a pretty reasonable price. Lemon green in appearance. Aromas of peach, nectarine,

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2013 Howling Wolves “Six Point Six” Cabernato. Margaret River. 6.6%

Made from Cabernet Sauvignon.      Okay, the thing to remember about this wine is that it’s meant to be served in a tall glass with lots of ice and a few sprigs of mint. Wine purists, look away please. Looking

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2013 Howling Wolves “Six Point Six” Cabernato. Margaret River. 6.6%

Made from Cabernet Sauvignon.      Okay, the thing to remember about this wine is that it’s meant to be served in a tall glass with lots of ice and a few sprigs of mint. Wine purists, look away please. Looking

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2013 Howling Wolves Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. Margaret River. 12.5%

Lemon green in appearance. Youthful nose of green fruit, gooseberry, pear skins and lime zest. Hints of capsicum and just cut grass. On the palate, flavours of lime zest, a juicy pop of finger limes. Background grassy flavours, along with

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2013 Howling Wolves Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. Margaret River. 12.5%

Lemon green in appearance. Youthful nose of green fruit, gooseberry, pear skins and lime zest. Hints of capsicum and just cut grass. On the palate, flavours of lime zest, a juicy pop of finger limes. Background grassy flavours, along with

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2012 Howling Wolves Cabernet Sauvignon. Margaret River. 14%

This is part of the Howling Wolves “Claw” range.        This is a soft, juicy cabernet that slips down easily. Flavours of blackcurrants, juicy cranberry, bay leaf and nuances of dark chocolate. With time, ground coffee notes emerge. Gentle, fine

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2012 Howling Wolves Cabernet Sauvignon. Margaret River. 14%

This is part of the Howling Wolves “Claw” range.        This is a soft, juicy cabernet that slips down easily. Flavours of blackcurrants, juicy cranberry, bay leaf and nuances of dark chocolate. With time, ground coffee notes emerge. Gentle, fine

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2008 Kerrigan + Berry Cabernet Sauvignon. 14%

A multiregional blend of fruit from 68% Mount Barker and 32% Margaret River. This has been sitting in the cellar for 3 years. Deep dark ruby in appearance and still displaying its youth. Aromas of blackcurrant, chocolates, along with fresh

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2008 Kerrigan + Berry Cabernet Sauvignon. 14%

A multiregional blend of fruit from 68% Mount Barker and 32% Margaret River. This has been sitting in the cellar for 3 years. Deep dark ruby in appearance and still displaying its youth. Aromas of blackcurrant, chocolates, along with fresh

Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2013

On the weekend of 23rd November 2013, Mrs PWE, Ms Chardonnay and I headed down to the Margaret River Gourmet Escape. Gourmet Escape is in it’s 2nd year of operation, runs for the weekend and sees it’s main event down

Margaret River Gourmet Escape 2013

On the weekend of 23rd November 2013, Mrs PWE, Ms Chardonnay and I headed down to the Margaret River Gourmet Escape. Gourmet Escape is in it’s 2nd year of operation, runs for the weekend and sees it’s main event down

Wine Century Meeting #6

Meeting number 6 saw us back at Steve’s Fine wine and food on the 16th October 2013. Summary of our progress so far can be found here, along with links to all our previous tastings. We had only met for

Wine Century Meeting #6

Meeting number 6 saw us back at Steve’s Fine wine and food on the 16th October 2013. Summary of our progress so far can be found here, along with links to all our previous tastings. We had only met for

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2011 Ipso Facto Chenin. Margaret River. 13%

Handpicked, whole bunch pressed. Wild ferment in barrel. Lees stirred. 9 months in French oak   Back label says “Nashi pear and Lime curd”. Agree with that completely. It’s like biting into a crunchy nashi pear, skins, juicy flesh and

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2011 Ipso Facto Chenin. Margaret River. 13%

Handpicked, whole bunch pressed. Wild ferment in barrel. Lees stirred. 9 months in French oak   Back label says “Nashi pear and Lime curd”. Agree with that completely. It’s like biting into a crunchy nashi pear, skins, juicy flesh and