New South Wales, Australia

Cowpunk

Organic Pet Nat Chardonnay 2021

A big thank you to Fourth Wave Wines for this sample of the 2021 Cowpunk Pet Nat Chardonnay.

It falls in the category of a natural wine. Plus it’s also organic and vegan friendly with no added preservatives. It’s from a single site and is small batch with a $30 price tag.

It looks like cloudy apple juice in the glass and pretty much smells like Granny Smith apples 🍏 too - super crisp and enticing. Alongside the juicy apples there’s some pretty florals and zesty citrus peel. Dry and delicious. Tastes great and love the packaging.

All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!
— 16 days ago

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Quarisa

Johnny Q New South Wales Petite Sirah

Grabbed a couple of bottles for a recent family reunion, were the first bottles emptied. Dark fruit - blackberries & plum, vanilla, smooth tannins. Hope I can find locally. — a month ago

Krinklewood Vineyard

Biodynamic Vineyard Francesca Rosé 2022

Picked up this little gem while visiting the Hunter Valley. It was perfect during for a hot day — a month ago

Clonakilla

Canberra District Shiraz Viognier 2002

From Magnum and shared with elder brother and sister and their spouses. We had a magnum of the 2001, 414 weeks ago on Delectable and it was a “Wow” wine giving it 96 points. This 2002, 8 years later was unfortunately a little underwhelming. This Cuvée is a good example of an excellent wine which can be cellared too long. Back in the day I had many 750ml bottles of the 2002 which were all excellent. I thought being in magnum would carry the day for the 20 years of cellar time but it was all a bit tired. It was still spicy and savoury but the red fruits had dried out largely. Luckily the family enjoyed it but I was happy to drink this when we did. — 5 days ago

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Gilbert Family Wines

Blanc Pinot Gris Blend

Such a diverse flavor profile. Super delicious. Total summer crusher. Evgeny’s new place for July 4th. — a day ago

Sami-Odi

Little Wine #7 Syrah

Similar notes to 48 weeks ago. Raspberry and blackberry - red and black fruits. A blend of 4 vintages but 43% 2017. Also 2016, 2015 and 2012 - all good vintages in the Barossa. A note of dried herbs. As always the feature is the succulent supple silky tannins from the old vine fruit. Interestingly Fraser likes to enjoy the “Little Wines” in a year or two after release. — 20 days ago

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Brokenwood

Hunter Valley Sémillon 2020

Looking for a reasonable house wine ? No brainer . Floral , citrus and vibrant. I’m sure age would bring complexity. — 11 days ago

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Ron R

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I had the pleasure of visiting this winery many years ago. Great choice, @Ira Schwartz
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@Ron R If I had to guess, you had some aged semillon on that trip. 👍🏻

Clonakilla

Shiraz Viognier 2010

So different to the magnum of 2002 we had on Thursday night. This 2010 is the Clonakilla Shiraz Viognier I knew and loved. The 2002 showed this Cuvée is not for long keeping. See previous Delectable notes for the 2010 - from a wet year in the ACT apparently but this is still brilliant. Spicy, a touch of white pepper, savoury red fruits. Just medium weight. Superb. — 3 days ago

Vanessa, Severn and 16 others liked this

Mollydooker

The Boxer Shiraz 2020

Great restaurant value. Dark purple color. Massive depth with vanilla, spice, and amaranth. Long finish. Easy drinking even at 16% OH. Perfect wine for tonight @ 60+ degrees on a June night in Lake Placid! — 7 days ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
with Brooke
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