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Craig Hawkins Pushing the Boundries at His New Testalonga El Bandito Winery...

“Craig Hawkins has long been experimenting, pushing the boundaries and finding new ways to bring us wine in its most unadulterated form.” A wonderful sound bite pinched from Roland Peens at Wine Cellar, one of Craig’s biggest retail sellers in South Africa. 209 more words

d'Arenberg The Bonsai Vine GSM 2015

Sourced from old, dry grown vines that appear as small as bonsai.

d’Arenberg, The Bonsai Vine, Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre, McLaren Vale, 2015

Dark hearted purple colour. 71 more words

Tasting Notes

De Bortoli Villages Shiraz Grenache 2016

According to De Bortoli, this is their version of a French ‘country wine’ and a dash of Mourvedre adds ‘rusticity.’

De Bortoli, Villages, Shiraz, Grenache, Heathcote, 2016… 75 more words

Tasting Notes

The Random Samples (Domestic)—11/15/2017

It is time for another edition of “Random Samples”–I occasionally get samples from marketing agencies and/or producers, and these can often be grouped together into some sort of over-arching theme:  838 more words


Gerard Bertrand Grand Terroir Les Aspres 2013

Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

50% syrah

40% mourvedre

10% grenache

14.0% alcohol

Opened 3 Nov 2017

els 9.1/10

Wine Advocate 90-92

Gerard Bertrand, living a charmed life, grew up in the vineyards of southern France, a rugby union flanker for 10 years, captain of the team in 1993-1994, winemaker, owner and manager of 13 estates in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon; not exactly a Dickens’ … 299 more words

Red Wine

Hewitson Miss Harry G.S.M. 2013

Rhone Red Blends from Barossa Valley, Barossa, Australia

47% grenache

31% mourvedre

12% shiraz

7% cinsault

3% carignan

14.0% alcohol

Opened 31 Oct 2017

els 9.0/10… 278 more words

Red Wine

Number 22

Anniversary (check), Sweetest Day (check), dining and dancing (check), old nerve from an emergency root canal from years ago decides to act up (not on the agenda). 780 more words