Penfolds Grange 2014, South Australia, AUD $900
Alkoomi White Label Riesling 2018, Frankland River, AUD $15-$16
Here are three wine trophies, and a brief story of the person behind each one.
Henschke Hill of Grace 2013, Eden Valley, AUD $825
Cork is a good friend but a very bad – and unpredictable – enemy. You never know if it’s going to kiss you or punch you on the nose.
Stephen Henschke has become a good talker, as well as one of Australia’s greatest winemakers. I taste the 2013 Henschke Hill Of Grace and Mount Edelstone and other new releases.
Big changes are happening at the Hesketh family’s WD Wines in the Barossa Valley.
Catalina Sounds Pinot Gris 2017, Marlborough, AUD $25
Polperro Mill Hill Pinot Noir 2016, Mornington Peninsula, AUD $70
Yabby Lake Red Claw Pinot Noir 2017, Mornington Peninsula, AUD $30