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Suave shiraz

Domaine Chandon Barrel Selection Shiraz, Yarra Valley, 2014 AUD $46 With a deep, bright red/purple colour, this elegant Yarra shiraz has fresh aromas of mixed spices, charcuterie and roasted meats, and is medium-full bodied and beautifully poised. Tightly composed and suave, with cool-grown lightness and

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Pitchfork Cabernet Merlot, Margaret River 2013 AUD$16 Deep red-purple colour, raspberry and crushed herb aromas, a hint of tomato leaf. It’s medium-bodied and straightforward, with bright varietal fruit and finishing with a decisive, typical cabernet grip. Remarkable value. (Screw cap; 14.5 per cent alcohol.) Score:

$10 red

Wolf Blass Red Label Cabernet Merlot, South Eastern Australia 2013 $9-$12 With a deepish hue, this smells of blackberry fruit with some leafy, sappy notes and a hint of tomato from the merlot. It’s soft and fruity, smooth and round on the palate, with light

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Starve Dog Lane Shiraz, South Australia 2013 $15 A very easy-drinking red of softness, balance and medium body, with a discreetly spicy aroma and fine, soft tannins. It’s very young but not too stridently grapy. The firm finish is clean and appetizing. Now to six

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Ravensworth Murrumbateman Shiraz Viognier, Canberra District 2013 $32-$34 Bryan Martin, whose ‘day job’ is as assistant winemaker at Clonakilla, also makes his own elegant, effortless whites and reds from Canberra District grapes. The colour is light for a shiraz, but bright and of excellent hue.

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Singlefile Lindesay’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, Great Southern 2013 $33 Singlefile is an exciting new producer in the Denmark area of Western Australia’s Great Southern region. The Snowden family seek out the best grapes and employ the best winemakers, with Larry Cherubino consulting. The results are

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Hewitson Baby Bush Mourvedre, Barossa Valley 2012 $28 Dean Hewitson makes elegant, smooth, medium-bodied wines which drink deceptively easily. They’re seldom ‘try-hard’ wines. This one was crafted from a young mourvedre vineyard which he planted using cuttings from his Old Garden vineyard, whose vines were