Riversdale Estate Cygnus Tasmania Riesling 2016


Riversdale Estate Cygnus Tasmania Riesling 2016If you’ve been following along with the blog this year, then you’ll know that we visited Tasmania in April and loved it. It’s also safe to say they make bloody good Riesling down there! Unfortunately we didn’t make it to Riversdale Estate, however there will be a another trip to Tassie so we’ll definitely do it next time. Continue reading

Moorilla 2013 Muse Extra Brut Sparkling Wine


Moorilla 2013 Muse Brut and Sabre“Muse is wine of the old world made in the new—a Tasmanian expression of classic European winemaking. These wines exude texture, integration and complexity. Savour their fine balance and finesse with delicate food. They’re great in their youth, and excellent with bottle maturity.”

We were very lucky enough to sip on this beauty recently from Moorilla Winery in Tasmania (we actually visited the cellar door at Mona in Hobart on our trip to visit the wineries of Tasmania this year). This 2013 ‘Muse’ Extra Brut Sparkling spends 4 years on lees. It has been made in an über fresh and acidity driven style that will only improve with time in the cellar.

It received 94 points from James Halliday and 92 points from Huon Hooke.

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