I’m a sucker for a good Chenin Blanc and WA produces some of my favourite CBs! This Tripe.Iscariot ‘Absolution’ 2018 Sec Chenin Blanc from Wilyabrup in Margaret River was a new one for me to try recently. I bought it as a lovely mixed pack of WA Chenin Blancs for Chenin Blanc Day in June.Continue reading
Grocery shopping always make thirsty, does this happen to anyone else? So seeing as I was at Coles I quickly popped into Liquorland and picked up this Houghton Wines 2019 Margaret River Chardonnay for $13 on special. Cheap, cheerful and the perfect way to satisfy my post-shopping thirst.Continue reading
You know you’ve got great neighbours when they give you a bottle of Woodlands 2012 ‘Margaret’ to drink. We popped it in the wine fridge (hence the snapshot from my OENO by Vintec cellar app) however it lasted all of 2 days in there before I had to hit that ‘consume’ button in the app.Continue reading
“Pee-tee Vur-doe ” is how you pronounce the red wine grape. Petite Verdot. It’s commonly found in Bordeaux where winemakers add it to blends to enhance the colour, tannin and floral aromas in a wine. However it’s pretty darn good on its own too.
This example I received as a free gift from Happs in WA’s Margaret River region (thank you!!). Their Three Hills wine range is dedicated to not your typical grape varieties – instead something a little different – like this 2018 Petite Verdot.Continue reading