Posts Tagged: Riesling

Vinteloper Wines. 8th Cellar Series at Bad Apples Bar, Applecross.

The Bad Apples Bar in Applecross hosts a regular cellar series, where they showcase a winery and have the winemaker in attendance to discuss and take the guests through each of the wines, all served with matching food. Previously, they

Vinteloper Wines. 8th Cellar Series at Bad Apples Bar, Applecross.

The Bad Apples Bar in Applecross hosts a regular cellar series, where they showcase a winery and have the winemaker in attendance to discuss and take the guests through each of the wines, all served with matching food. Previously, they

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2011 Whicher Ridge Riesling. Frankland River, WA. 12.5%

Aroma of lime, hints of coriander seed and a saline character. On the palate, lime, chalky, flinty minerals, along with flavours of starfruit, mangosteen & ripe mango with some grapefruit pith. Moderate to long palate. An enjoyable dry Riesling that

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2011 Whicher Ridge Riesling. Frankland River, WA. 12.5%

Aroma of lime, hints of coriander seed and a saline character. On the palate, lime, chalky, flinty minerals, along with flavours of starfruit, mangosteen & ripe mango with some grapefruit pith. Moderate to long palate. An enjoyable dry Riesling that

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X by Xabregas. Spencer & Figtree Rieslings.

I recently helped track down a bottle of wine for the crew at Grape and Grain. When picking it up, the remains of these 2 wines were left behind for me to try. There was just a glass left in

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X by Xabregas. Spencer & Figtree Rieslings.

I recently helped track down a bottle of wine for the crew at Grape and Grain. When picking it up, the remains of these 2 wines were left behind for me to try. There was just a glass left in

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2013 Side Project Wines Riesling. West Australia. 12.5%

I was recently introduced to this wine at a Riesling tasting and this really divided opinion. Some did not like this, others liked it. Me? I loved it so much I had to grab another bottle to try in the

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2013 Side Project Wines Riesling. West Australia. 12.5%

I was recently introduced to this wine at a Riesling tasting and this really divided opinion. Some did not like this, others liked it. Me? I loved it so much I had to grab another bottle to try in the

Grand Cru Riesling Tasting. 26th March 2014.

I recently joined a tasting group who have called themselves the “Grand Cru”. We have now met twice and have enjoyed tasting some good wine with like minded people. Last meeting was held at the Butterworth Bar & Kitchen in

Grand Cru Riesling Tasting. 26th March 2014.

I recently joined a tasting group who have called themselves the “Grand Cru”. We have now met twice and have enjoyed tasting some good wine with like minded people. Last meeting was held at the Butterworth Bar & Kitchen in

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1976 Schloss Johannisberger Rosalack Auslese. Rheingau, Germany.

An auction purchase.      When opening such an old wine from auction, there is always a moment of anticipation as to what condition it will be in. Can be a bit hit and miss sometimes. Opened a different 1976 German

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1976 Schloss Johannisberger Rosalack Auslese. Rheingau, Germany.

An auction purchase.      When opening such an old wine from auction, there is always a moment of anticipation as to what condition it will be in. Can be a bit hit and miss sometimes. Opened a different 1976 German

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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

Steves Fine Wine and Food 100 Point Wine Dinner. 4th September 2013

Hosted by Rob Breden of The Ventoux Wine Company and Stacey Sheppard of Untapped Fine Wines. Held in the intimate surrounds of Steves underground cellar. The idea of the night was to present wines that have a pedigree of achieving

Steves Fine Wine and Food 100 Point Wine Dinner. 4th September 2013

Hosted by Rob Breden of The Ventoux Wine Company and Stacey Sheppard of Untapped Fine Wines. Held in the intimate surrounds of Steves underground cellar. The idea of the night was to present wines that have a pedigree of achieving

Castelli Estate’s 5 Red Star celebrations. 5th September 2013

With the release of James Halliday’s 2014 Wine Companion, Castelli Estate was awarded 5 red stars as a winery. 5 red stars means “best of the best” in a region. Which region? The Great Southern region of WA. Consider these

Castelli Estate’s 5 Red Star celebrations. 5th September 2013

With the release of James Halliday’s 2014 Wine Companion, Castelli Estate was awarded 5 red stars as a winery. 5 red stars means “best of the best” in a region. Which region? The Great Southern region of WA. Consider these

Perth Rare Wine Dinner, 18 May 2013

Back in May I attended a wine dinner, staged at 1907 Restaurant and organised by Shannon Noble’s Rare Wine Dinners.      Background Rare Wine Dinners is based in Sydney and I have been keeping an eye on previous dinners he

Perth Rare Wine Dinner, 18 May 2013

Back in May I attended a wine dinner, staged at 1907 Restaurant and organised by Shannon Noble’s Rare Wine Dinners.      Background Rare Wine Dinners is based in Sydney and I have been keeping an eye on previous dinners he