Posts Tagged: Mclaren Vale

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2010 Brash Higgins Cabernet Sauvignon. McLaren Vale. 14.5%

In the glass, this wine has a deep purple intensity that looked inviting. Aromas of graphite, toasted cigar box, black cherry and hints of vanilla practically jumped out of the glass as I swirled the wine. On the palate, it

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2010 Brash Higgins Cabernet Sauvignon. McLaren Vale. 14.5%

In the glass, this wine has a deep purple intensity that looked inviting. Aromas of graphite, toasted cigar box, black cherry and hints of vanilla practically jumped out of the glass as I swirled the wine. On the palate, it

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2012 Brash Higgins “NDV” Nero d’Avola Amphora Project. McLaren Vale 13.5%

“the drought tolerant Sicilian varietal Nero d’Avola…. more of a ballerina than a boxer” 100% Nero d’Avola that was fermented and aged on its skins for 7 months in locally made 200 litre clay amphoras. What an amphora? They were

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2012 Brash Higgins “NDV” Nero d’Avola Amphora Project. McLaren Vale 13.5%

“the drought tolerant Sicilian varietal Nero d’Avola…. more of a ballerina than a boxer” 100% Nero d’Avola that was fermented and aged on its skins for 7 months in locally made 200 litre clay amphoras. What an amphora? They were

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2012 Brash Higgins “SM/R” Semillon Riesling. McLaren Vale. 12.3%

This is a field blend that was handpicked on the same day, basket pressed and co-fermented. Only 2 barrels or 39 cases were made. Brash Higgins is a newish label out of McLaren Vale. Owner, Brad Hickey is originally a

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2012 Brash Higgins “SM/R” Semillon Riesling. McLaren Vale. 12.3%

This is a field blend that was handpicked on the same day, basket pressed and co-fermented. Only 2 barrels or 39 cases were made. Brash Higgins is a newish label out of McLaren Vale. Owner, Brad Hickey is originally a

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2012 Brash Higgins “GR/M”. McLaren Vale. 14.5%

Blend of 70% Grenache and 30% Mataro that was co-fermented.     Rounded palate. A giving wine that is drinking well now. The Mataro component really shines in this. Spicy! With a bit of air, this wine really knits together and

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2012 Brash Higgins “GR/M”. McLaren Vale. 14.5%

Blend of 70% Grenache and 30% Mataro that was co-fermented.     Rounded palate. A giving wine that is drinking well now. The Mataro component really shines in this. Spicy! With a bit of air, this wine really knits together and

Wine Century Challenge Meeting #2.

Second meeting of the Wine Century Club – Perth Chapter occurred on the 27th March 2013 at the newly opened Bad Apples Bar in Applecross. Big thanks to wine man Tom for tracking some of these wines for us to

Wine Century Challenge Meeting #2.

Second meeting of the Wine Century Club – Perth Chapter occurred on the 27th March 2013 at the newly opened Bad Apples Bar in Applecross. Big thanks to wine man Tom for tracking some of these wines for us to