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Summerfield Shiraz, Pyrenees, 2006

This week’s wine of the week in today’s SMH is the 2006 Summerfield Shiraz from Pyrenees. Huon Hooke writes: This is not a wine for everybody. If you have an aversion to American oak, look elsewhere. However, in its bold, full-frontal, uncomplicated style, this is a really generous mouthful of red that will please a […]

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West Cape Howe Shiraz, 2007

West Cape Howe Shiraz, 2007

This week’s wine of the week in today’s SMH is the 2007 West Cape Howe Shiraz. Huon Hooke writes: This West Australian company has figured strongly in my reviews this year and it’s because it is delivering consistently tasty wines at remarkably low prices. This has the sort of spicy, cool-grown shiraz aromas that lead […]

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2006 Glaetzer Wines Anaperenna

2006 Glaetzer Wines Anaperenna

Bought as a single bottle to try at home with wagyu steak with mushroom and red wine jus. The wagyu was disappointing but the wine was not. The winemakers notes below pretty much sum it up –‘A vibrant plummy red in colour. On the nose, there are lifted BlackCurrant and briary fruit, expressive of Cabernet […]

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Cumulus Climbing Shiraz, 2006

The 2006 Cumulus Climbing Shiraz is this week’s wine of the week in today’s SMH. Huon Hooke says: “Of the Cumulus winery’s two labels, Climbing is from Orange grapes while the cheaper Rolling is from the wider Central Ranges. This is possibly the most impressive wine I’ve tasted from Cumulus. It’s a splendid shiraz that […]

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Pindarie Shiraz, Barossa Valley, 2006

The 2006 Pindarie Shiraz from South Australia’s Barossa Valley is the wine of the week in today’s SMH. “Former Penfolds viticulturist Wendy Allan and a sixth-generation South Australian farmer, Tony Brooks, have a vineyard in the Barossa Valley which produces two very good, inexpensive reds (the other is Bar Rossa Tempranillo Sangiovese Shiraz). This shiraz […]

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