Tag Archives: Vintage Blue

Snappy semillon

First Creek Semillon, Hunter Valley 2015 AUD $25 The colour is very light yellow; the bouquet superbly clean, fresh and lemony, with a trace of ‘Sunlight soap’. Delicate, refined and subtle on the tongue, with a refreshing dry but not austere finish. A classic young

$20-$35

Howard Vineyard Clover Series Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 2015 $35 This wine has greater intensity of fruit than most of its competitors, and some of the stony mineral raciness found in Loire Valley examples. It’s fresh, clean and faintly salad-herby, the palate lean, intense and

Under $20

D’Arenberg The High Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon, McLaren Vale 2012 $18 This has richness and length of palate, showing lots of fresh blackberry fruit and a kiss of oak, the intense flavour backed by abundant fine tannins. It’s still youthful and firm but has plenty of