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Indulge Yourself

Frankland Estate Olmo’s Reward, Frankland River 2013 $50 This blend of 66% Cabernet Franc, 27% Malbec and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon is bright and youthful, fresh and appealing, with violet and berry aromas tinged with nutty oak. The palate is tight, elegant and medium to full-bodied.

$20-$35

Wine By KT 5452 Grenache Mataro, Clare Valley 2013 $25 This is a big, generously flavoured Clare red, with a bouquet of black fruits and licorice plus stony, earthy mineral overtones. There’s abundant extract and fleshy texture in the mouth, with lots of soft tannins.

Under $20

Pizzini Sangiovese Shiraz, King Valley 2013 $19 The colour is deep and youthful and the bouquet shows darker fruit aromas, with black plum and spice, and the sangiovese dominates. It has body and amplitude followed by a dry but balanced tannin aftertaste. There is appealing

Under $10 red

El Toro Macho Tempranillo, Utiel-Requena (Spain) 2013 $5 The colour is quite deep red with a purple tint and the aromas are plum, cherry and almond-like. It’s all about primary fruit: bright, clean and fresh, but it has enough structure to give it the backbone

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Bargain Of The Week

Teusner The Pleasure Garden Shiraz Grenache, Barossa Valley 2012 $15 How on earth Aldi persuaded Teusner to let them sell this wine at this price is puzzling, but it’s one of the bargains of the year. Deep, bright colour; attractive fresh earth, dry spice and