Category Archives: Geelong

2008 Provenance Geelong Shiraz

Juicy, come hither style Geelong Shiraz that sits around or just over medium bodied. The vineyard in question has been farmed organically for around 12 years now, with some biodynamic input as well. Attention to detail goes a long way … Continue reading

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2011 Provenance Golden Plains Pinot Noir

Tough, tough year in 2011 for many when it came to red wines – the obvious exceptions being the Hunter Valley and Margaret River (and I’m sure I’ve left some others out). The grapes for this were sourced from Geelong, Henty … Continue reading

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2008 Paradise IV Chardonnay

Geelong 13.0% Screwcap $45 Source- Retail Some may be asking of late: “Why do all of your recent reviews say the wine is good or better than good?” Simple answer is I’ve been too busy to write up the bad … Continue reading

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Christmas Wines Part 1

My brother and his fiancée have journeyed north to share Christmas here at my place, so I’ve enlisted his help in jotting down some thoughts on wines we have been drinking since his arrival on Thursday. They’re a joint effort … Continue reading

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2008 Lethbridge "Ménage a Noir" Pinot Noir

Geelong, Bannockburn 13.5% Screwcap $25 Firstly, let it be known that I’m a fan of Geelong as a wine region and I’m a fan of Lethbridge. This wine is their entry level Pinot and it is by no means a … Continue reading

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2006 Lethbridge Shiraz

Geelong Vic 14.5% Diam $35- Tasted 4/8/09 Seems I’m in Bowie mood this morning, but this wine had me singing “Rebel Rebel” from the first smell and taste. It’s a spicy little minx, with juicy black fruit, pepper, leather, earth … Continue reading

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