Te Mata Estate Chardonnay 2016, Hawkes Bay, AUD $25
Quealy Tussie Mussie Pinot Noir 2016, Mornington Peninsula, AUD $40
Mount Majura Vineyard Riesling 2017, Canberra, AUD $29
On a recent holiday in the fairly remote high country in New Zealand’s South Island, I made some startling wine discoveries. Namely, several Australian wines under well-known New Zealand labels.
Nocturne by J. & A. Langworthy Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Margaret River, AUD $42
Xavier Bizot of Terre à Terre seems a little irritated that South Australia’s south-east, and his favourite grape cabernet sauvignon, aren’t getting enough attention.
The latest Bindi and By Farr pinot noirs are exceptional, as we have come to expect.
In all my years of opening screw-capped wines, several thousand bottles a year, I have never seen a seriously damaged cap. Until this week.
Domaine La Sanglière Côtes de Provence Rosé 2016, Provence, AUD $40
Tapanappa Whalebone Vineyard Cabernet Shiraz 2014, Wrattonbully, AUD $55