Tag Archives: Geographe


Whicher Ridge Viognier, Geographe 2013 $29 A very good viognier, which is a rare commodity. Light to mid yellow hue with a bouquet of creamy yeast lees, poached stone fruits and spices, including cinnamon. A wine of character, which doesn’t err on the side of

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Glorious Geographe

Western Australian wine, especially Margaret River’s, is riding high, but what about that lesser-known region called Geographe? Wines from this region have been coming to my attention increasingly, climaxing in the recent 2014 Boutique Wine Awards. In this show, Geographe was a surprise package, landing

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Bargain Red

Willow Bridge Estate Dragonfly Cabernet Merlot, Geographe 2012 $17 Yet another great-value wine under this unassuming label. It has authentic varietal raspberry and mulberry aromas and flavours, while the palate is firm and dry with a healthy tannin grip, which calls for protein-rich food. Best

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Top Aussie red

Willow Bridge Estate Solana Tempranillo, Geographe 2011 $25 This is a bright, purplish young red with mint and banana aromas – youthful and a trifle raw, but inviting. It’s firm and tight in the mouth with minty berry flavours, lots of fruit, and tannins which