William Murdoch Gimblett Gravels Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2010 $45 (4 stars)

Certified organic from WAY back, this 8 year old cabernet blend is heaving with deliciously dusty, leather and tobacco-rubbed robustness. Bay leaf, dark cocoa and the darkest of dark fruits, this Bordeaux-style blend from deep in the heart of the Gimblett Gravels has bold, muscular, sinewy tannins and cries out for a large piece of […]

Pioneer Road Langhorne Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 $20.00

All the vineyards that supply fruit for this cabernet are located within 15 minutes of the winery. This rocks because it means the grapes can be processed super-quick, locking in all those bright, vibrant, berrytastic flavours. I love the classic spicy lift on the nose, a squeak of eucalypt, christmas pudding spices, blackberry, dark plum, […]

Mills Reef Bespoke Gimblett Gravels Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2015 ($39.99)

After decades of delivering some of New Zealand’s most highly awarded wines, Tim Preston and his team have decided to let loose with the creative juices and put together some wines/blends that differ from their mainstream range. This blend of 63% cabernet sauvignon and 27% cabernet franc has a heft of dried herbs, pepper and […]

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