Charlish & Co Shiraz Viognier 2021

$25 13.5% Langhorne Creek The Shiraz is sourced by Rebecca Stubbs from the Borrett family growers in Langhorne Creek with a tiny 2% amount of Viognier blended in, helping the bouquet rise with a vanilla yeast bun like, nutty, spiced cream note, even a delicate orange flower.  This initial sensory wave provides a complex aromatic […]

BK Wines Pur Jus 2021

$30 12.5% Adelaide Hills A Cabernet Franc block near Brendon and Kirsty Keys’ winery in Basket Range was grafted over to Pinot Noir but only about 90% succeeded, so this remains a true expression of the vineyard with Pinot and Cab Franc in a field blend – in 2021 in tiny quantities.  The result is […]

Tim Smith M.G.S 2021

$30 14.5% Barossa The three initials are familiar enough, just not in this order. Tim Smith puts his passion for the Mataro grape out front here in a 60:20:20 blend, and it works insanely well.  The fruit profile is black cherry and plum, the palate aromatics exotic, definitely sitting in the Chinese Five Spice mode […]

Parker 2018 Shiraz

Every thing about this wine sings drink now, cut me a slice of pizza, and ease yourself towards a daylight saving sunset