Category Archives: Port

Yalumba Library Tasting Brisbane 2012: A Night at the Museum

I first read about Yalumba’s famed cellar in an article by Campbell Mattinson; “The mystery room, the locked door, and the Yalumba wine library“. An inspirational piece. You’ll need a subscription to read it but the quote which stuck with … Continue reading

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1983 Stanton & Killeen Vintage Port

Rutherglen 19% Cork $? Source: Cellar Last of the birthday celebration wines, back to (slightly more) normal notes after this. The cork seal was perfect, the wine was a joy and I ate as much of the sediment as I … Continue reading

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1998 Seppeltsfield Vintage Port Cleanskin

Barossa ?% Cork $? Source- Retail Sorry about the lack of info on price and ABV, but I got this for a steal and it’s a cleanskin, so those are my excuses. Kilikanoon acquired Seppeltsfield from Fosters in 2007 and … Continue reading

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2008 Flaxman Shiraz VP

Barossa 17.5% Screwcap $20 I see renowned taster and “Young Gun” Andrew Graham has beat me to the punch in reviewing this over at The Australian Wine Review- http://url2it.com/bkel I have to admit, I’m kind of glad as I can’t … Continue reading

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