Daily Archives: May 12, 2009

Yalumba Bush Vine Grenache 2007

Yalumba, Barossa, Bush Vine, Grenache 2007 The nose features red fruit, fresh and dried with herbs and brambles. In the mouth the wine is soft, fruity and very light-bodied. The vines that produced this wine are 30 to 70 years … Continue reading

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Grosset Polish Hill 2008

Grosset, Clare Valley, Polish Hill, Riesling 2008 As in the past, lots of lime that goes a long time! Tasted again in January ’10, the classic petrol notes are coming out. Grosset always captures the notion of concentrated wine and … Continue reading

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Oyster Bay Sauvignon 2008

Oyster Bay, Marlborough, Sauvignon Blanc 2008 Like the ’07, This is in-your-face Sauvignon with bell pepper and lots of acid. All stainless with some lees contact. 13% $10.49 at Bottle Barn Oyster Bay

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