Tag Archives: South Australia

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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Lonely Grape TV 135 Dowie Doole 2013 Chenin Blanc

The other white wine “Blanc”.  For me I prefer this to the Savy kind.  My first 2013 wine and a beauty!

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Lonely Grape TV #136 Ruffilli Estate 2009 Cab Merlot Pt 2

Check out my second day tasting of this wine.  It changed significantly and showed the wine will have a long life.

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Lonely Grape TV #134 Ruffilli Estate 2010 Shiraz

Interesting Shiraz showing some interesting development after being open for a while.  Lots of yummy McLaren Vale chocolate.

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Lonely Grape TV #133 Sabella 2010 J Petrucci & Son Shiraz

Another wine from the the 2010 McLaren Vale Scarce Earth Project.  This project has been put together to showcase the various geologies of the region and the effect on the wine.  Check out my thoughts….

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Lonely Grape TV #132 Zimmermann 2008 Shiraz

Lovely people and lovely wine.  The Zimmermann’s are great people and have produced a pretty good wine from their tendered vineyard.  Check out the rest of my comments about the wine.

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Lonely Grape TV #131 Thorpe Wines 2008 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

As usual Thorpe Wines over deliver on their price point.  I have been watching this wine for a couple of years now and I think it is really starting to drink well.

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