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Let’s Taste – Shaw Vineyard Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2015 & Shiraz 2014

Shaw Vineyard was a producer I wasn’t familiar with, but to be honest I’m pretty unfamiliar with a lot of wines from New South Wales. The Canberra area is one of the states most premium wine-producing regions, so I was intrigued to look at the Shaw Vineyard wines. Here are my thoughts.

Wines tasted;
Shaw Vineyard Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – RRP $22.00
Shaw Vineyard Estate Shiraz 2014 – RRP $34.00

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August 24, 2017 · 4:03 pm

Let’s Taste – Deviation Road Wines November 2016

Deviation Road is an artisan producer based in the Adelaide Hills region. Last year I opened two of their sparkling wines here on Let’s Taste, and I’ve again been sent some samples to share my impressions. Please let me know your thoughts in the comments below, don’t forget to like share and subscribe to the channel!

Wines tasted;
Deviation Road Loftia Vintage Brut 2014 – RRP $45.00
Deivation Road Sauvignon Blanc 2016 – RRP $25.00


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November 30, 2016 · 8:33 pm

Let’s Taste – Topper’s Mountain Whites November 2016

On the day that I tasted my first Topper’s Mountain wine while at the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show 2016, I also received an email from the winery asking if I’d be keen to try some recent releases of their wines, which I was very keen to do. Topper’s Mountain is based in the New England region of Northern New South Wales, the most recently recognised Geographic Indicator in Australia. They are working with quite a few different grape varieties, including many emerging examples like tannat. On this edition of Let’s Taste I looked at two of their white wines which are more in the realm of alternative style rather than variety.

Wines tasted;
Topper’s Mountain Barrel Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2013 – RRP $30.00
Topper’s Mountain Barrel Aged Gewürztraminer 2015 – RRP $35.00

Topper's Mountain Barrel Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2013 & Barrel Aged Gewürztraminer 2013

Topper’s Mountain Barrel Ferment Sauvignon Blanc 2013 & Barrel Aged Gewürztraminer 2013

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Let’s Taste – Cape Jaffa Anna’s Blend White & En Soleil Pinot Gris 2015

Two sample bottles got delivered from Cape Jaffa Wines in South Australia. I opened them, I tasted them, I discussed them. Let me know what you think, do you agree?

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February 15, 2016 · 12:08 pm