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Wine Of The Week

Crawford River Riesling, Henty 2014 – $40 cellar door; $48 retail This is the new release – at a generous 18 months old. Very light yellow hue with a gorgeously floral, fresh fragrance. It’s intense yet also subtle, with a tickle of sweetness resulting in

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$20 -$35

Hewitson Gun Metal Riesling, Eden Valley 2014 $28 The bouquet is loaded with poached-fruit and stone-fruit aromas and the wine is soft and round in the mouth, ample and silky textured, with a properly dry finish. It’s very accessible in its youth despite its dryness

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Wine Of The Week

Harewood Estate Porongurup Riesling, Great Southern 2013 $22 Value: great Harewood owner-winemaker James Kellie produces some of the finest, most precise riesling in the country, from the various sub-regions of WA’s Great Southern. His Mt Barker and Frankland are also superb but Porongurup is the

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Wine Of The Week

Richmond Grove Watervale Riesling, Clare Valley 2012 $24 Value: excellent Richmond Grove produces one of the best and most consistent rieslings in Clare but it’s often overlooked in the rush for the more fashionable labels. The colour is bright light-to-medium yellow and the aromas are

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Top Aussie White

Tower Estate Coombe Rise Vineyard Semillon, Hunter Valley 2013 $22 A delicate and very restrained semillon with a pale colour and youthful herbal, straw, lemony aroma with a touch of toast. It’s delicate and refined in the mouth, soft and rounded with seamless balance and

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Top Aussie White

Robert Oatley Finisterre Sauvignon Blanc, Pemberton 2012 $34 A delicate, fresh, subtle sauvignon blanc with underlying complexity from barrel and lees work. The nutty, mealy, smoky winemaking complexities have been delicately stated, while the palate is ultra-refined, silky-soft and long. A delicious wine. Now to

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Top Aussie White

Hesketh Scissor Hands Riesling, Clare Valley 2013 $23 The light yellow colour has green tinges, and the aromas remind of kaffir lime leaf and fresh green herbs. The taste is lively and intense, fresh and nervy with refreshing acidity and a clean finish. Crystalline lime/lemon