Wine Reviews

Echo Falls Merlot 2011 – Red Wine Review

Echo Falls Wine Review

“Dark, rich and dashingly tasty, this Merlot hails from the Central Valley region in Sunny California and is a must on the dining table. Soft and dry with hints of ripe plums, black cherries and blueberries. it is perfect when paired with lamb or beef dishes. If you like our smooth & rich Merlot. Why not try our lively Echo Falls Shiraz?”

Lateral Shiraz – Red Wine Review

Shiraz Wine

“Lateral are fresh, modern wines made from our favourite grape varieties. Grown in the natural beauty of Chili’s rugged mountains fertile plains and dramatic coast line. Lateral is the solution to the search for your new favourite wine

From Chile’s Valle Central, this Shiraz is jam packed full of juicy berry fruit and plum flavours, with a signature Shiraz black pepper twist on the finish. Perfect on its own or with grilled red meats or Indian curries”

De Alto Amo Rioja Doca Spain

De Alto Amo Rioja

“DeAlto Rioja fuses the treaditions and knowledge of a proud region with cutting edge winemaking practices to create a modern interpretation of Rioja. Utilising the Tempranillo and Garnacha grapes that have made the region justifiably famous, DeAlto undergoes minimal handling to preserve the essence of the Rioja style. Beautifully balanced, with succulent red berry fruit laced with Vanilla and hints of Mocha and Licorice, DeAlto Captures the passion and tradition of a region that engages wine lovers all over the world.”

Corte Mayor 2009 Rioja

Corte Mayor 2009 Rioja

“Coming from Bodegas Corte Mayor in northern spain, this regal wine is steeped in the heritage and beauty that is Rioja, Spain’s best known wine region and it prides itself on its high quality and distinctive style.

This Crianza wine is made from the best Tempranillo grapes, selected from high sloping vineyards. It has been fermented and aged in new oak barrels for one year followed by an extra year of resting in bottle.

The result is a confident red wine offering great balance of fruit and oak, an elegant finish and velvety tannins.”

Cepa Lebrel Rioja Reserva 2009

“Cepa Labrel wines are the result of years of experience and dedication. Full of character, structure and body. We recommend decanting wine before serving. Once opened consume within 3 days. 1.6 units of alcohol per 125ml/9.8 units of alcohol per bottle.”

Calloway Crossing Cabernet Shiraz Australia

Calloway Crossing Cabernet Shiraz Australia

“Calloway Crossing is a place steeped in history, having been a natural meeting point for vineyard growers in the days of horse and cart transport. The name was given to the spot where the road running from the vineyards crossed the creek.

Style: A Smooth medium-bodied red wine with lovely flavours of ripe plum, black cherry and blackcurrant complimented by a touch of subtle oak.
Serve: At room temperature. This wine is a great accompaniment to sausages and mash or roast beef.”

Barbera – D’ Asti 2009 – Red Wine Review

D' Asti

“Produced from Barbera grapes grown in hillside vineyards in Piemonte’s Asti region this is a juicy red jammed with brambly flavours Ageing in French oak barrels and traditional oak vats creates a lovely smooth style which makes this perfect partner to duck or tomato pasta dishes”

Ogio Primitivo – Red Wine Review

Ogio Primitivo

“Our Primitivo is packed full of spicy blackcurrant and raspberry fruit favours with a rich velvety finish.
Grapes were grown in south east Italy, and specially selected by our team of wine makers.
Ideal with hearty meat dishes and tomato based pasta dishes
Or on its own with friends and family.”

Yellow Tail Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

“For 3 generations the Casella family has been making Wine at their Winery in the small town of Yenda. It is Here that [yellow tail] is created with a simple purpose in mind; to make great wine that everyone can enjoy.

[yellow tail] is everything a great wine should be. It’s approachable, Fresh Flavoursome and has a Personality all of its own.”

Firetail Shiraz Grenache 2012

Firetail Shiraz Grenache

“Firetail Shiraz Grenache is made using only selected parcels of grapes from exclusive vineyards in South Eastern Australia. A deep ruby in colour, with intense aromas of redcurrants and juicy plum, this wine is mouth-filling and rich, with a touch of subtle spice on the nose and a long lingering finish. A perfect accompaniment to a hearty beef stew. Best served at room temperature.”

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