Let’s be Franc…

August 11, 2013By Yvonne

When it comes to popular wine varieties cabernet franc is the bridesmaid of the Bordeaux family.  Essential in that everyone expects it to be there, (to make  up the numbers and keep the feng shui of all the flavours in balance) but it never seems to be singled out for  much attention.  I absolutely love … Read More

Alluviale Gimblett Road Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

July 15, 2011By Yvonne

ALLUVIALE GIMBLETT ROAD MERLOT CABERNET FRANC, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2009 $30  A cracker of a red created by sickeningly handsome winemaking couple, Kate Galloway and David Ramonteau – this wine has beautifully fragrant rosemary, roast beef, dark chocolate, espresso, plum, berry and molasses characters.  I love the texture of this wine in the mouth with finely-grained … Read More