/  22 December 2016

2011 B Minor Blanc de Blancs – Mike Bennie

“From the Grampians in Victoria, this wine spends four years on lees and hits the bottle without disgorgement. It certainly was a gusher when it opened! Sometimes wonder about that with such styles, or petillant…

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 /  16 September 2016

2013 Under Woods Syrah – Wine Spectator

92 points “There’s a sense of polish to the black cherry and plum flavors in this red, with details of chai tea, candied ginger and cumin accenting the smooth, velvety tannins. This shows plenty of…

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 /  16 September 2016

2013 Under Woods Syrah – Wine & Spirits

93 points “Ben Haines worked with Rhone varieties as the senior winemaker at Michelton until 2010, and now at Mount Langi Ghiran. He started making his own wines in 2003 – experimenting with different vineyard…

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, ,  /  10 August 2016

James Halliday Wine Companion 2017 reviews

2015 B Minor Marsanne Roussanne – 97 points “A 60/40% blend from the estate Dabyminga Vineyard planted mid-90s, whole bunch-pressed, wild-fermented in French oak (15% new), matured for 10 months on lees. Brilliant straw-green; this…

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 /  9 April 2016

2012 Malakoff Syrah – Andrew Harper

Top 11 Best Wines & Spirits, Grand Awards 2016 “In dramatic fashion, the sommelier of Sydney’s The Bridge Room, poured this gorgeous Syrah from Victoria’s Pyrenees region from a Jeroboam. I loved its dark fruit, complexity and restrained power….

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