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Lonely Grape TV#146 Wistmosa 2011 Shiraz

A new name on the McLaren Vale wine scene and based on this effort they will be around for quite a while.  This wine made the cut for the Scarce Earth Project Shiraz and is one of my favorites. Advertisements

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Lonely Grape TV #145 GMH 2010 GSM

Famous name but not many know the brand.  Check out my thoughts on this wonderfully soft McLaren Vale red wine.

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Lonely Grape TV 144 Gruner Veltliner’s from Geoff Hardy

Two Gruners from the Geoff Hardy stable.  Same variety, same vineyard, same winemaker but 2 very different wines.

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Lonely Grape TV #141 Rusty Mutt 2010 Shiraz

Wow – what a wonderfully complex wine.  This is a wine label I am going to keep an eye on after trying this.

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Lonely Grape TV Episode 140 Handcrafted by Geoff Hardy 2010 Tannat

Such an interesting variety from an interesting producer.  Tannat is all about strength and it is here in spades.  The depth of grape tannins this variety is known for jumps out at you, but this wine is so much more … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #139 Dowie Doole 2013 Vermentino

I was not expecting a Vermentino with oak treatment and lees stirring.  I was also not expecting such a complex and refreshing wine that just screams out for grilled sardines.

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Lonely Grape TV 136 Handcrafted by Geoff Hardy 2009 Shiraz

Well done to the Geoff Hardy team.  This McLaren Vale Shiraz shows all the aspects of a good McLaren Vale Shiraz from a difficult vintage.

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