Category Archives: Petit Verdot et al

2011 Eloquesta Shiraz Petit Verdot

A curious blend of grapes from Mudgee and one which I’ve enjoyed in the past. Quirky and tasty if lacking a bit of carry and conviction through the back-palate. 100% whole bunch. Initially sappy, twiggy and herbal although it becomes … Continue reading

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2009 Topper’s Mountain Red Earth Child

Mark Kirkby is the vigneron and Mike Hayes is listed as the winemaker. Mike also makes the wines for Granite Belt producer Symphony Hills. Interesting guy. Met him whilst studying wine science back in 2008. He assured us that it … Continue reading

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