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It’s Friday!!!

Here are your suggestions for Friday, 11th April 2014 ….

neonwineWeekly Wined Down

Yalumba Christobels Classic Dry White 2013 ($15) – Classic semillon sauvignon blanc blend is a very pretty wine that can be found hovering around $10 or $11.  It is light, spicily floral, ripe with pineapple and exotic tropical fruit.  Even though it is off-dry, it is well balanced with softness at heart and a firm finish. Just right for BYO to the local Thai and sharing with friends.

 

A bit fancy!

Yellowglen Perle 2009 ($25) – Soft ripe apple and citrus with yeasty bread and nuts provide plenty of interest while delivering creamy texture. Well-made and well priced. A refreshing aperitif style of crisp bubbles.

 

Treat of the week ….

d’Arenberg 2011 The Amaranthine Single Vineyard Shiraz  ($99) – Amaranthine means everlasting and this vineyard produces rich, more angular wines with a fine grain to the tannins and a soothing brooding quality to the length.  Generosity and complexity are at its heart with boot polish notes becoming more minerally and the black plums are spiced with cloves.

 

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Enjoy!

2 Responses to It’s Friday!!!

  1. jay says:

    Great choices here.windy peak incredible bang for buck want something in this price range for shiraz? Barwang hilltops shiraz is a great buy…

  2. admin says:

    There is some great wines available under $15, isn’t there Jay? We are very lucky in Australia to have many producers that deliver excellence at all price points. What is your favourite Cab for under $15? -ed

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