Tag Archives: Armadale Cellars Melbourne

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Wine Of The Week

Moorilla Muse Pinot Gris, Tasmania 2013 $30 This is an impressive gris, tremendously intense, focused and fine, with complex gunflint, smoky, smashed-rock aromas leading into a tight, firm palate with what seems a rather stern aftertaste, until you taste it with food. Great intensity and

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Indulge Yourself

Michael Hall Greenock Roussanne, Barossa Valley 2013 $38 Value: good Here’s an ‘alternative’ white varietal with a real difference. Bright medium-full yellow colour; rich ripe stone-fruit bouquet with nutty, honied highlights. It’s remarkably complex for a youngster. The palate is full, soft and round, with

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Indulge Yourself

Levantine Hill Samantha’s Paddock Melange Traditionelle, Yarra Valley 2012 $125 Value: fair The name denotes a blend of the Bordeaux red varieties and the wine tastes cabernet-based, with clean, fresh berry and herb aromas backed by fine oak, the structure elegant and refined. The finish

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Something Else

Delamain Pale & Dry Grande Champagne XO Cognac $160 The colour is relatively light amber: this is not a Cognac for those impressed by dark hues or big oaky styles. It’s fine, aromatic and ethereal, wonderfully complex and smelling of new leather and dried citrus