Tag Archives: Yering Station

Scarlett offering from Yering Station

Nathan Scarlett was Yering Station’s chief viticulturist for 10 years until he died of cancer in 2013. He was just 38. He had done a lot of pioneering work with precision viticulture on the company’s Yarra Valley vineyards, using near-infra-red photography and ultra-sound to identify vineyard blocks with the highest quality potential.

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Cabernet Sauvignon and Blends

I sometimes wonder if Australian wine drinkers appreciate the value for money they are served up by the bigger companies? In this month’s upload of over 100 cabernet sauvignons and cabernet blends, one of the great value buys is Saltram’s Pepperjack, a perennial good-value brand,

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Top Aussie white

Yering Station Village Chardonnay, Yarra Valley 2011 $25 This is a lean, restrained, typical 2011 Yarra wine with low alcohol and subdued aromas that recall malt and nougat. I like the tight, reserved, latent palate. It reveals more nuances the more you sip. It will

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Parker Coonawarra Estate sold

The recent sale of Parker Coonawarra Estate to family-owned Hesketh Wines of Adelaide has taken some of the pressure off the Rathbone Wine Group. The group is still open to offers regarding the other properties in its portfolio, but has stressed that it remains committed