Arlewood 2015 La Bratta Bianco

Arlewood 2015 La Bratta BiancoArlewood Wines are located in Margaret River and I’ve been lucky enough to try a few of their wines and really enjoyed them. These guys started up shop in 1984 and are also known for their sheep farming.

This 2015 La Bratta Bianco is part of the Vino Bambino portfolio and I couldn’t wait to try the sample they sent me. It’s made from mainly Sauvignon Blanc (79%) with a hint of Semillon (16%) and a splash of Chardonnay (5%). French oak and extended time on the yeast lees were part of the making of this wine. Continue reading

Grace Farm 2018 Cane Cut Semillon Margaret River

Ripe Semillon is made sweeter on the vine by cutting the canes and allowing the grapes to dehydrate and the sugars to concentrate for 30 days. Hand-picked and pressed into old French puncheons then wild fermented”

^^ Is how this newly released Grace Farm 2018 Cane Cut Semillon is made. Continue reading

Dormilona 2017 Blanco

Dormilona is pretty lit, don’t ya think 😉

Dormilona 2017 Blanco

As soon as I saw this Dormilona 2017 Blanco available on The Wine Gallery’s website, I knew it was destined to be part of this months TC Wine Club.

Dormilona means lazy bones in Spanish which is a nickname winemaker Jo Perry picked up in Spain however it also refers to her hands-off approach to winemaking. Continue reading

Watershed Shades Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017

I remember visiting Watershed Premium Wines on my first trip to Margaret River in 2013. We had a wonderful tasting and lunch.

Watershed Shades Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017This Shades 2017 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon (SBS) is part of Wine Selectors 2019 Calendar Collection case – which would make a really great Christmas gift for the wine and food lover in your life.

The matching recipe from Chef Andrea Gasparini is Chargrilled Octopus, Chorizo, Capsicum and Almond Cream – yum! Continue reading