THIRST OF OCTOBER Winery Wine Vintage Varietal RRP Alcohol Drink By Rating Tasting Notes Vasse Felix Heytesbury 2015 Chardonnay 80.00 13.00 2025 96 The fine aromas combine barrel ferment lees and oak to create subtle notes of grape fruit, lemon and vanilla pod oak. The palate is fine, firm balanced and yet layered which is a remarkable balancing act and long with citrus flavours and tannin edge that support long fruit flavours that finish with citrus. If you want mouth filling Margaret River this is not your wine but if sophistication….
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Robs Thirst of the Month Winery – Wine – Vintage – Variety – Price – Alcohol – When to drink – Score Ashton Hills Estate Brut Blanc de Noirs 2011 Pinot Noir $40 13 2021 93 Very classical complexity: yeasty, oatmeal, pinot generosity beginnings of honey and croissant and whole wheat toast. In the mouth fruit and acidity balance, delicacy, very good acid line and just hinting toasty on the finish with very chalky acidity with honey toasty yellow fruit and very good length. Ashton Hills Estate Salmon Brut 2011 Pinot Noir $35 13 2020 95 Very impressive restrained….
Thirst of July by Rob Geddes MW Winery Wine Varietal Vintage Rating Drink By Alcohol RRP Chapel Hill The Parson Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 91 2018 14.5 $18.00 Aromas of black cherry, raspberry and black currant. The palate swings in ripe fruited fresh and varietal black currant fruits with evenness and purposeful length. A very complete wine that over delivers for the price. Blue Pyrenees Estate The Richardson Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 95 2040 14.5 $50.00 Deep brooding, concentrated mixed berry conserve with remarkable freshness for the age. Back ground notes of bay leaf and oak spice form an additional complexity…..
Thirst of June by Rob Geddes MW Winery Wine Vintage Varietal RRP Alcohol Drink By Rating Galafrey Wines Dry Grown Vineyard Reserve 2016 Riesling $25.00 11.5 2024 94 A traditional dry cellaring style of Australian riesling with classic “just ripe” pine lime-like fruits, lifting into nectar blossoms with riesling fruit spice. The palate is long and dry and very traditional in style, flavours build towards the back, linear acidity gangly as a pup and it is a classic cellaring style of riesling with a long pine….
Winery Wine Vintage Varietal Wine Region Sub Region Rating Drink By RRP Alcohol Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard The Ridge 2014 Semillon Hunter Valley 94 2020 $45.00 12.2 Held back two years prior to release, and not in the very lean style you can see the development into lemon with the developed bottle aged lanolin and waxy aromas. The palate is poised walks between teens and twenties the acidity is youthful racy and vibrant with the ripe fruits wears fashionable clothes showing orange peel, green apricot, waxy lemon flavours. Drinking this suits poetry reading. Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard Winemakers Selection 2015 ….
Thirst of April by Rob Geddes MW Robs Thirst of the Month Winery -Wine – Vintage – Region – Variety – Score – Price – When to drink LiraH Winter Harvest 2006 Granite Belt Nebbiolo 92 $59.00 2019 Harvested in the middle of June when the leaves drop off the vine in a return to the style of the ancient Piedmontese. A savoury and spirity nose with dark….
Thirst of March by Rob Geddes Winery -Wine – Vintage – Region – Variety – Score – Price – When to drink Seppelt Drumborg Vineyard 2015 Henty Riesling 95 $39.99 2035 One truly spectacular Australian Riesling with rose, sherbet and lime bath salts. Lovely finesse ripe fruited palate layers of citrus, lemon blossom and feijoa flavours with a fine minerally acidity. Exceptionally complex, subtle, really unique regional style, pristine tight and great aging ability and early drinking pleasure. Juniper Estate Estate 2012 Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon ….