Wills Domain Mystic Spring 2018 Shiraz

Wills Domain Mystic Spring 2018 Shiraz

Any wine with a recommended food match for pizza is a winner in my eyes. Nothing beats pizza and wine for me!

What’s the wine and food match you can never turn down?

I recently received this Mystic Spring 2018 Shiraz from Wills Domain Winery (thank you!!) in WA’s Margaret River. The recommended food matches are “Beef with pepper sauce. Pizza. Aged Cheddar Cheese.” I’ll take all 3 and 3 glasses of wine thanks, who’s cooking??

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Aylesbury Estate 2018 ‘The Pater Series’ Chardonnay

Aylesbury Estate 2018 ‘The Pater Series’ Chardonnay

Now this is a Chardonnay which shows ageing potential!

I recently received this sample of the Aylesbury Estate 2018 ‘The Pater Series’ Chardonnay from WA’s Ferguson Valley (thank you!). And it didn’t last long in our house.

The Gibbs family moved to the Ferguson Valley over 140 years ago. Since then their 22 hectare vineyard has remained in the family and has now been passed down 5 generations.

The Pater Series is a celebration of this.

“Pater is Latin for Father, and this series is a tribute to the five generations of fathers and their rare unbroken chain of succession.”

The wine is made from only the best grapes and…

  • 25% new French oak for 9 months
  • Cellar: 8-10 years
  •  Winemaker: Damian Hutton
  •  $55

Our notes:

Pale yellow shade on the eye. It’s very aromatic with smooth buttery oak,
golden delicious apples and fresh white flowers on the nose. In the mouth it’s got beautifully integrated oak with plentiful orchard flavours and a nice crunchy grapefruit tinged finish.

This wine was sent to me as a sample, I was under no obligation to post about it.

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

Wills Domain Cuvée d’Elevage Sparkling Rosé

Wills Domain Cuvee d’Elevage Sparkling Rose

It’s time to pop the rosé! Hands up if you love to drink pink !

This pretty little number hails from Wills Domain Winery in WA’s Margaret River region. Introducing Cuvée d’Elevage Sparkling Rosé. It’s made from 100% Merlot, is matured in stainless and retails for $39.

A big thanks to the Wills Domain team for sending us this sample to taste and devour!

On the eye it’s a baby pinky peach colour. On the nose it’s all those yummy red berries, think strawberries, raspberries and cherries laced with sweet lemon acidity. In the mouth it’s a bit like fizzy peaches, raspberries and cream with a nice smooth acidic finish. Elegant and pretty!

This wine was sent to me as a sample, I was under no obligation to post about it.

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

Castelli Empirica 2017 Ebullient Sparkling Riesling


Castelli Empirica 2017 Ebullient Sparkling Riesling
Happy Wine Wednesday everyone!

What are you poppin’ today?

Last ‘Wine Wednesday’ we cracked into our Good Pair Days sample pack and we couldn’t wait to get stuck into this 2017 Empirica ‘Ebullient’ Sparkling Riesling from Castelli Estate Wines in WA’s Great Southern wine region. Continue reading