Category Archives: Riverland

2013 Kirrihill Noble Vineyard Fiano

The grapes are sourced from the Riverland and I’ve a lot more time for this than the Vermentino. Kirrihill seem to be in the process of reinventing themselves and how much improvement we see in their take on ‘alternative’ varieties … Continue reading

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2008 Kingston Echelon Petit Verdot

Unashamedly full-bodied and oaky but if you’re in the mood… Purple and black aromatics with plenty of (oak derived) choc/vanilla and coffee alongside raspberry, cinnamon and violets. Toasty, raisined, spirity and very commercial. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. There’s … Continue reading

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2009 Kingston Estate Petit Verdot

Riverland 14.5% Screwcap $13.99 Source: Sample Petit Verdot is the Simon Katich of grape varieties in Australia. It’s (unfairly) overlooked, perfect for the conditions in this country, a sound varietal performer in its own right yet seemingly it will forever … Continue reading

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2008 Yalumba Organic Riverland Viognier

Riverland, SA 14.5% Screwcap- Around $15 I thank Ben Moroney from Intwines for sourcing this and sending it up to me I was having a little whinge about finding this wine in Brisbane (it seems I’m prone to the … Continue reading

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