Peter Drayton Hunter Valley Semillon Verdelho 2019

Here we have two of the Hunters classic varieties blended and made by winemaker Peter Drayton. The nose has lifted aromas of citrus, sweet tropical fruit and floral tones that are both complex and subtle. The palate is clean and crisp with zingy citrus and layers of sweet tropical fruits, all balanced with clean crisp lime acid. Medium bodied with a long lingering finish enjoy now or over the next 3 years. Stephen Read
90 points

Winery
Peter Drayton Wines
Region
Hunter Valley, NSW
Variety
Semillon Verdelho
Vintage
2019
RRP $
17.50
Alcohol %
12

Kings Landing Third Pine Pemberton Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2018

The bouquet is of mixed of tropical fruits, hints of citrus and floral tones in a complex mix. In the mouth there is tropical fruit sweetness along with zesty citrus all balanced by gooseberry acid, complex and layered. The finish is clean and long enjoy now or over the next 2 years. Stephen Read
89 Points

Winery
Kings Landing Wines
Region
Pemberton, Western Australia
Variety
Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Vintage
2018
RRP $
19.50
Alcohol %
12.6

Bird in Hand Woodforde Lane Adelaide Hills Cabernet Merlot 2016

The nose is greeted with intense aromas of blackcurrant cassis, mulberry, chocolate and mint with hints of white pepper spice. The mouth is filled with tight grippy tannins and sweet dark fruits. The mid palate is full bodied with integrated oak tones, balanced by good acid leading to a long finish. All ready 4 years old this will benefit from further cellaring of 5 +years. Stephen Read
92 Points

Winery
Bird in Hand Wines
Region
Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Variety
Cabernet Merlot
Vintage
2016
RRP $
17.50
Alcohol %
14.5

Rosenthal The Marker Great Southern Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2018

An interesting wine with aromas of tropical fruits, hints of lanolin, herbaceous, plus grassy and quite complex. The palate delivers mixed tropical fruits along with green apple, zesty lime acid adds to the complexity, with a slippery textual mouth feel to round out the overall palate. The finish is clean and crisp with good length. Stephen Read
90 Points

Winery
Rosenthal Wines
Region
Great Southern, Western Australia
Variety
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage
2018
RRP $
19.50
Alcohol %
12.7

Beautiful Isle Peacock Tamar Valley Pinot Noir 2018

There are aromas of ripe dark cherries, smoky cedar spice and funky notes making this complex and interesting. The palate delivers tight tannins with juicy dark fruits and spicy oak, balanced by good clean acid. In the mouth it is multilayered and textural with good length to the finish. Enjoy now or cellar for the next 4 or 5 years. Stephen Read
91 Points

Winery
Beautiful Isle Wines
Region
Tamar Valley, Tasmania
Variety
Pinot Noir
Vintage
2018
RRP $
40
Alcohol %
13.4

Domaine Des Feraud Cotes De Provence Cuvee Prestige Rose 2019

This French rosé from Côtes de Provence does not disappoint. A blend of Cinsault, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache and Rolle varietals, is light pink in colour. Some citrus and raspberry flavours are on offer on the nose. The palate dishes up a big serve of flavour in the form of nectarines and strawberry while the finish is firm and persistent. A well made, well rounded rosé style. Leo Daly
95 points

Enticing pale salmon pink in colour, clear and bright. On the nose there are complex aromas of ripe strawberry, sweet melon, tones of citrus and a minerality with a hint of confectionary. Clean and complex on the palate with with layers of fruit balanced by crisp grapefruit acid that are all in harmony, clean tight but with a long finish. Enjoy now. Stephen Read
94 Points

Winery
Domaine Des Feraud
Region
Provence, France
Variety
Rose
Vintage
2019
RRP $
40
Alcohol %
12.5

Allegiance Wines Single Vineyard Hilltops Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

The colour is deep dense purple red, clear and bright. There are enticing aromas of dark berry fruits, plums, with smoky oak, floral and dark chocolate notes along with hints of mint and tomato bush, complex and complete. The palate is medium bodied with complex layers of dark berry fruit and soft clean tannins, balanced with sumptuous acid that leads to a long clean complex finish. This is a beautiful example of a cool climate Cabernet, can be enjoyed now or will benefit from 5 + years in the cellar. Stephen Read
94 points

Winery
Allegiance Wines
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage
2019
RRP $
30
Alcohol %
13.5

Allegiance Wines Single Vineyard Hilltops Shiraz 2019

The nose has complex aromas of blackcurrant, pepper spice, sweet vanilla oak with hints of dark chocolate and floral notes. It is deep dense purple, youthful and bright in colour. In the mouth there are complex layers that build of sweet dark berry fruits, silky tannins and white pepper spice at the front, this is all balanced with integrated oak and acid leading to a complex soft long finish. A very complex wine, cellar for 5+ years for the best of this wine. Stephen Read
94 points

Winery
Allegiance Wines
Region
Hilltops
Variety
Shiraz
Vintage
2019
RRP $
30
Alcohol %
14.0