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2009 Yering Station M.V.R.

A blend of 50% Marsanne, 30% Viognier and 20% Roussanne. It’s a style I’d like to see more of here in Australia. Smells quite beguiling with notes of honeysuckle, jasmine, peach, apple and citrus. Maybe a hint of green tea. Good … Continue reading

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2011 Chapel Hill il Vescovo White

A new release under Chapel Hill’s ‘il Vescovo’ banner, this is a blend of Savagnin, Verdelho and Roussanne. I wanted to like it more than I actually did. Smells a bit like an orange and fennel salad drizzled lightly with … Continue reading

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2010 Gilligan Roussanne Marsanne

McLaren Vale 13.5% $21 I had the 2009 of this but didn’t post a note. The 2010 is a big step up. It’s 60% Roussanne, 40% Marsanne. Loads of honeysuckle on the nose along with aromas of apricot nectar, peach, musk and … Continue reading

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