Polish Hill River Riesling 2019


Bone dry. High acid. What’s not to like? Well, it’s a 2019 and the label even says “with careful cellaring, this wine will develop into a wonderful aged Riesling” I don’t want to cellar a #Riesling from #australia #clarevalley I want to buy it and drink it now. I hardly cellar anything really and nothing under $50. I didn’t buy this to cellar it (guess I should’ve read the fine text). Point is, quite sharp and malic and the range of aromas and flavors is sour lemon, sour lime, sour orange and hints of bitter, sour yoghurt. It’s racy and good for spicy food. — 3 years ago

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@MICHAEL COOPER The cellaring will be well rewarded I can assure you Michael - particularly from Polish Hill.


The Dead Arm McLaren Vale Shiraz 2016


This is #Shiraz from #Australia Deep and brooding ruby color from #oldvines #mclarenvale On the nose blackberry black cherry blueberry and ink. Followed up by hints of oak, dark chocolate, cedar and toast. You can’t drink the whole bottle because between the power and depth and the 15% noticeable alcohol it would be kamikaze. But...you don’t care #hedonistic — 3 years ago

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This is a great wine, if you wait it out 10-15y the alcohol starts to dissipate.


Henry's Seven Barossa Red Blend 2013

Charles (Chad) Bucklin

Fine, lacked structure and a touch flabby. #henschke #shiraz #syrah #barossa #australia #ctbucklinwine — 7 years ago

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Mount Pleasant Wines

Lovedale Hunter Valley Sémillon 2011


#semillon tart. Interesting #australia #huntervalley — 3 years ago

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Cullen Wines

Wilyabrup Cabernet Sauvignon


Still a little too tight and acidic. Unfortunately has a screwcap so slower evolution in bottle and I don’t know if I’m willing to wait. My feeling is that wines with screwcap closures should be bottled when they are considered ideal for consumption. #cabernetsauvignon #australia — 3 years ago

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I have had 10+ years of cellared wines under screw cap and I can assure you they develop aged characters - particularly Rieslings. The major upside is no more corked wines.
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That is an interesting statement Michael.

I’m with
@Bob McDonald here and can attest to fine wines evolving under screw cap. 👍🏼


Vintage Traditional-Method Champagne Blend

hitting up Tasmania (one of sparkling wine's greatest secrets) for #Easter bubbly - Pirie Sparkling NV, toasty complexity with bright, crackly acidity you'd expect of the coolTasmanian climate - Go #Australia — 6 years ago

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Jim Barry

The McRae Wood Clare Valley Shiraz 2010

#australia at his best #shiraz just ripe dark fruit! Smooth tannin full body sandalwood cedar beautiful minerality wine of the night @cityvineyardnyc — 7 years ago

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Shaw and Smith

M3 Vineyard Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2018


#chardonnay #adelaidehills #australia when I first tasted this wine blind in a lineup of other Chardonnays from around the world it didn’t seem that great but now, Tasting it on its own without comparisons it is quite delicious and very elegant. — 3 years ago

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Joshua Barossa Valley Grenache Blend 2018


Solid 9.0. #barossa valley #barossavalley blend of #gsm #grenache, #shiraz and #mataro or #garnacha #syrah and #monastrell #mourvedre Deep deep color typically ripe (low latitude=intense sunlight) medium (+) aromas of red and black fruit, hints of ink, chocolate and toast. On the palate...as one would expect, ripe and juicy. Maintains a lovely balance between the ripeness and juicy sweetness of the fruit, the medium acidity and the high alcohol (hardly noticeable) and ripe tannins. Good stuff. Reminds me of my wines from Campo de Borja. #australia #southaustralia — 3 years ago

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Giant Steps

Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay 2017


#winery just bought by #jacksonfamily wines and I completely understand why. Amazing. #yarravalley #chardonnay pale lemon color, the wine has pronounced aromas of citrus (lemon, nectarine and grapefruit) and stone fruit (apricot) with secondary aromas of toast, flint and butter. On the palate the wine is dry with medium (+) acidity, medium/high 13,5% alcohol, medium(+) body and pronounced flavours. With a certain hint of lemon yoghurt and cream. Medium (+) Creamy finish. Outstanding #australia — 3 years ago

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@MICHAEL COOPER, where did you source this??? @Bob McDonald
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Intriguing turn of events
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