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Indulge Yourself

Voyager Estate Project U12 North Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River 2010 $90Wow! This is a most impressive cabernet, displaying beautifully ripe fruit with red and dark-berry, and tobacco aromas, and benefitting from a couple of extra years bottle-age. Oak is tucked in the background and

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Wine of the week

Mitchell Peppertree Shiraz, Clare Valley 2010 $29 Contrary to common expectation, this wine is named for a pepper tree in the vineyard, not because it smells peppery! The 2010 vintage brought out the best of most South Australian wineries. Mitchell wines have always been well-priced

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Wine of the week

Logan Apple Tree Flat Shiraz, South Eastern Australia 2011 $13 Peter and Hannah Logan have a showpiece cellar door just outside Mudgee, where they make their wines, although they source grapes from others areas including Orange. Apple Tree Flat is their entry-level, and often delivers

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Wine of the week

DogRock Single Vineyard Shiraz, Pyrenees 2011 $25 DogRock wines are grown and made by Allen Hart, who used to be Southcorp’s research winemaker at Seppelt’s Great Western winery. This is an elegant, beautiful, medium bodied shiraz which is lively and invigorating, intense and penetrating in

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Gemtree Vineyards Uncut Shiraz, McLaren Vale 2010 $25 Gemtree is biodynamically farmed and certified organic. It’s owned by the Buttery family, with the help of recent Chinese investment. The founders’ daughter Melissa is vineyard manager and her husband Mike Brown is winemaker. This wine is a