Episode 513- Cracking Tas Pinot Special!
Greetings, a Rhone/Guigal exclusive tasting. - Details below. Sante!
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Featuring New German Riesling and Gris from Dr L, new 2017 Holyman Pinot Noir, 2016 Apsley Gorge pinot noir(!) and more! Exclusive specials available on the night
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Tasmanian Shiraz tasting - With Nick Glaetzer Thurs. 25th July 5.30-6.45pm
A snapshot of Cool Tas shiraz, including Glaetzer Dixon, Glenayr, Milton, Hughes and Hughes,Waterton,Marions with bench mark wines and back releases.
10 wines- $25 per person, $47 for 2 – limited seats booking essential with payment to confirm.
NEW- Guigal / Rhone Valley tasting Thursday 1st August 5.45-7.15pm.
A full snapshot of Latest whites and reds 9 wines- including Cote Rotie, Chateauneuf du Pape etc-
$30 per person, $56 for 2 with cheese – Limited, book now.
2017 Joel Gott Zinfandel $26, $25ea for 2+ (was $31)
Real depth of dark fruit, seriously good drinking now.
2017 Napa Chardonnay $35, $34ea for 2+ (was $40)
Yep, it has the bells and whistles - rich peachy fruit, nice lick of oak.Super Value –Chapoutier- from France and Australia
A recent visit to Chapoutier in the Rhone Valley highlighted the terrific quality and absolute value for money in these wines. The Australian produced ‘Tournon’ wines are drinking super well too.
Chapoutier – SW France
2017 La Ciboise –Luberon white viognier blend, light and crisp
2017 La Ciboise Rouge (GSM blend) bright fruit Smooth shiraz dominant palate
2016 Bila Haut Cotes du Roussillon Shiraz/grenache peppery hints with palate depth.
Domain Tournon –Vic
2017 Shiraz Punchy peppery red fuiits-solid shiraz
2015 Mathilde- Surprisingly zesty viognier and marsanne, this works.
All $17.50 ea, 16.50ea for 2+ and just $95 for a six pack mixed or straightCool German whites
$22.50 ea, $21.50 ea for 2+! (was $27)
2017 Dr L Riesling Dry with mineral/lime accented palate.
2017 Villa Wolf Pinot Gris Dry with ripe pear notesBIG Tasmanian Pinot Sale!!
Our best selling ‘mid $30’s pinots’, at $33 ea and just $30 each for any 2 or more- 1 week only
2017 Bream Creek Super new release from Fred, Rafe and the crew.
2017 Kelvedon New typically spicy red/black berry notes.
2017 Milton Latest release .Strating to drink sp[er well
2017 Dalrymple Packed with flavour, persistent, lingering palate.
2016 Frogmore More dark cherry weight than we’ve seen for a while her
2017 Laurel Bank Deep and rich, cracking value!
2017 Pipers Brook Flavoursome new release- Value!
And best bargain Tas Pinots
2017 Lime Kiln Point (by Derwent Estate) $23.50 (was $28) surprisingly punchy, value.
2016 Third Child ‘TN’ Pinot $28, $26ea 2+ (was $29.50) Drinking so well now, a bargain!
2015 Third Child Pinot $25, $23ea 2+ primed to drink now. Ditto bargain etc.
2016 Moorila St Matthias 'Praxis' $27ea, $25ea 2+ Sensational warming Winter reds under $20
New 2017 Bellevue McLarenvale shiraz
Best yet? Cracking new single vineyard juicy blackberry/peppery
$21, $19ea for 2+
2016 Burge Family ‘Clochemerle’ GSM-
Wow- drinking so well now, organically grown, generous palate. Last stocks!
$21, $19ea for 2+
2018 Kalleskie ‘Clarries GSM
Back in form here- loads of fruit.
$19.50, $18.50ea 2+ (was $25.70)
2017 Lost Buoy (booee) shiraz
Fab value nicely weighted Mclarenvale shiraz
$18.50, $17.50ea for 2+
2017 Reverie shiraz cab – Languedoc France
Gutsy Sth French, great warming quaff and value
$18.50, $16.50ea 2+
New !! 2018 Cool Wine ‘East Coast’ pinot noir
Light, bright cherry berry notes- fresh and fun to drink now. Terrific Tas pinot value!
$18.50, $17.50ea 2+
2017 Wirra Wirra McLaren vale Shiraz
X factor here-This wine delivers with smooth chocolaty shiraz fruit.
$17.50, $16.50ea for 2 +
Ventisquero 2017 Carmenere.
Fast becoming a cult fave.
Great little Chilean red along the lines of a cabernet.
Medium to full bodied, rich with small berry fruit wrapped in smooth tannins.
$19.50 or $18.50ea for 2+Loire Valley – France Reds Sale! Over 15% off
Marc Plouzeau- Chinon – each from individual vineyard, distinctive, organic, seductive Cabernet Franc. Great now with cellar potential of 3-6 years.
2017 La Roche $22 was $26.50 Vibrant, terrific value- last stocks
2014 Roches St Paul $30 was $39 Classic year, Bordeaux like mouthfeel.
2016 Chapelle $29 was $36 Juicy and youthful match with Goats Cheese.
2015 L’Intergrale $35 was $41 Stunning wine-surprising depth.Classy distinctive - Apsley Gorge East Coast-(get one of each for $110!)
2016 and 2017 Chardonnay - Cult Tassie white, layers of flavour.
$61.50, $56ea for 2+ (was $65)
2015 Pinot Noir - Wow, such stellar, intense wine, but sadly, limited
$62, $60ea for 2+ (was $65)New Euro Red six pack $99!!
with a free Guigal Cotes du Rhone half bottle!!
Super 6 pack of smooth drinking French, Italian and Spanish –with a freebie.
2017 Reverie Cab/shiraz 2016 Santa Cristina Sangiovese,2016 Chapoutier Billa Haut shiraz, 2017 Torres Spanish grenache,2018 Monili Primitivo, ’16 Vald. Tempranillo.BIG REDS sale!! Select any 3 or more for $20each!
(The very, very last week – for these select six)
2017 Three Dark Horses Shiraz. Classic McLaren vale, plummy, dark cherry fruit. (norm $25).
2016 Jeanneret Shiraz. Clare valley classic, super ‘slurpy’ shiraz. (norm $26)
2017 First Drop Mothers Milk Shiraz (Barossa) Smooth and luscious, ample fruit. (norm $27)
2016 Dandelion Shiraz. Ripping McLaren vale red. (norm $26)
2016 The Barry Bros. Clare Valley Shiraz Cab, great winter sipping (norm $23)
2016 Teusner The independent Shiraz Mataro. Deeply fruited beauty! (norm $26)Featured Specials
2017 Rocky Gully Riesling (Frankland Estate, WA-organic)
Best sub $20 riesling we have seen this year, dry lemon/lime sherbet- Super.
$19, $18ea 2+
2017 Milton Riesling of the Week (East Coast Tas)
Balanced lime citrus, back bone drinking super well now.
East Coast Tas. We like this –and what a great price.
$23.50, $21.50 ea for 2+ ($120 for 6!) (was $27)
2017 Delamere Chardonnay NE Tas.
Current Tas chardie standout.
Beautiful balance of stone/white peach/nougat notes with subtle new oak to give real presence to a vibrant palate.
Fran Austin has crafted a marvellous cool climate wine here. Enjoy now, cellar 3-6 years.
$35, $34ea for 2+ (was $42)
2017 Frogmore Chardonnay SE Tas
Alain’s seductive hand with chardonnay continues here, and terrific value!
$28.50, $26.50 ea for 2+ (was $33)
2010 Burge family Olive Hill Mouvedre
Primed to drink now with spicy fruitcake and blackberry fruit.
$25ea (were $29) - Last stocks.
2016 Yangarra McLaren vale Shiraz
Bargain red 97 pts From Hallidays Top 100
$28.50ea, $26.50 ea for 2+ (was $36!)
Torbreck 2017 Woodcutters Barossa Shiraz
Packed with small berry fruit and spice, Drink now or cellar for 5yrs+.
$24.50 ea, Just $21 ea for 2+ !! (was $28) Our own selection Cool Wine Tasmanian cleanskins ‘Clean skins’
2013 Tas Premium Derwent Valley Pinot Noir
So many fans of this deeply weighted dark cherry / savoury Derwent valley pinot.
This week only (limited!)
$21ea, $19ea 2+ (was $23)
2018 Tas Derwent Valley Riesling
Super ‘rizza’dry with lime hints
$17.50ea, $16.50ea 2+
2013 Coal valley Chardonnay
Great bottle age gives this a punchy palate
$16.50, $15 ea for 2+! Classy WA-Vasse Felix deal- 20% off!
Classy Margaret River wines $24.50 ea, $22.50 ea for any 2+ !! (was $30)
2018 Filius Chardonnay Classy well made peach/citrus notes, l oak. A chardy bargain!
2016 Filius Cabernet sauv. - deep cassis and chocolate notes- great now, will cellar 5 years+Bubbles!
Jansz Brut and Rose, 42 South Brut and Rose
Riva Italian Prosecco, Lonia Spanish Cava
$24.50ea, $22.50 ea for 3+, $131 for 6
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