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  1. Super Spring (and Summer) Sipping

    by , 5th November 2012 at 02:00 PM (IN TENTS THAWTS - Mick Pacholli)
  2. Swirl, Swallow...or Spit!

    Taster’s Choice Cabernet Merlot, Clare Valley 2009

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    Western Australia have a monopoly on producing excellent Cab Merlot blends. But a decent one can cost some serious dollars.
    I have literally stumbled across a Cabernet Merlot blend, made with grapes from the Clare Valley in South Australia. Which winery? Dunno! From all over the Clare I’d suggest.

    Clean Skin, Taster’s Choice (Dan Murphy owned) Cabernet Merlot , Clare Valley, 2009 vintage.

    A stunning vibrant maroon colour with a slight blue/purple edge entices me towards the glass. Sweet plums from the merlot and raspberry nuances from the cabernet fill my nostrils. Well one nostril, because the other is ...

    Updated 11th March 2013 at 01:55 AM by Mick Pacholli

  3. Victory point rose 2009

    by , 29th September 2012 at 08:13 PM (IN TENTS THAWTS - Mick Pacholli)

    Margaret River

    This is a serious food wine, Merlot 80% Malbec 20% blend. This wine is not sweet and not for every body, however there is a Rose out there for you just keep looking.

    This rose is dry with a solid backbone of ripe acid and tannins making it a wine to think about, rather than a rose to knock back glass after glass on a summer’s day.

    Try With: A very good Seafood pizza, Tuna char grilled on the BBQ with a green bean and egg salad, Lamb cooked pink with all the trimmings

    Colour: Salmon pink

    Nose: Red fruit ...
    Max@Winebins , Winebins