Riesling, Grenache & Syrah

During the Riesling, Grenache and Syrah/Shiraz session in October 2015, we tasted:

Riesling, (Riesling), Hugel & Fils, Alsace AOC, France, 2013, MYR95

*Viognier, (Viognier), Domaine du Chene, Condrieu AOC, France, 2012, Euro42

**Les Becs Fin, (Grenache/Syrah/Cinsault), Tardieu-Laurent, Cotes du Rhone, France, 2014, MYR84

***Shiraz, (Shiraz), Schild Estate, Barossa Valley, South Australia, 2013, MYR105

*50% aged in new Oak barrels for 10 months. Malolactic Fermentation took place. Decanter trophy winner. (Personal Import).
**Unoaked, 10 months in concrete tanks, completey de-stemmed.
***French and American Oak, new and old hogshead barrels.

Food and Wine Matching:

Curried Chickpea & Pumpkin Dip with Poppadoms
Salted Chocolate Tart

 

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During the Riesling, Grenache and Syrah/Shiraz session in November 2014, we tasted:

Mort’s Block Watervale, (Riesling), Kilikanoon, Clare Valley, South Australia, 2013, MYR87

*La Vielle Ferme, (Bourboulenc/Grenache Blanc/Ugni Blanc), Luberon AOC, France, Perrin Family, 2013, MYR60

**Reserve, (Grenache/Syrah/Mourvedre), Cotes du Rhone, France, Perrin Family, 2011, MYR77

***Heinrich, (Shiraz/Mataro/Grenache), Barossa Valley, South Australia, Rolf Binder, 2008, MYR94

* 10% fermented in new oak then stored in stainless steel
** tank fermented and aged
*** aged in a mixture of new and old French & American oak barrels

Food and Wine Matching:

Goat’s Cheese
Mushroom Paté
Pepper Paté
Rustic Breads
Curried Chickpea, Lentil & Pumpkin Dip
Poppadoms

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During the Riesling, Grenache and Syrah/Shiraz session in March 2014, we tasted:

Mort’s Block Watervale, (Riesling), Kilikanoon, Clare Valley, South Australia, 2012, MYR89

Reserve de Boulas, Laudun, Cotes du Rhone-Villages, AOP, France, (Grenache Blanc/Clairette), Vignerons for Marks & Spencer, 2011, MYR69

*Old Man Creek, (Shiraz), South Eastern Australia, Russell Cody for Marks & Spencer, 2012, MYR65

**La Croix, (Grenache/Syrah/Cinsault), Chateau Unang, Ventoux AOP, France, 2010, MYR89

*Winemaker at McWilliams
**Silver Medal winner at IWSC 2013

Food and Wine Matching:

Goats Cheese Selection
Creamy Blue Cheese
Curried Chickpea and Lentil Dip with Poppadoms
Salami

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During the Riesling, Grenache and Syrah/Shiraz session in March 2013, we tasted:

HVH, (Riesling), Alsace AOC, France, 2010, MYR76

Becs Fin, (Viognier/Grenache/Roussane), Cotes du Rhone AOC, France, 2011, MYR74

Shiraz by Tesco, (Shiraz), Limestone Coast, South Australia, 2009, MYR60

La Source, (Syrah/Carignan/Grenache), Ventoux AOC, France, 2008, MYR74

Food and Wine Matching:

Goat Cheese Selection
Curried Chickpea, Lentil & Pumpkin Dip with Poppadoms
Chorizo

During the Riesling, Grenache and Syrah session in November 2012, we tasted:

Bernkasteler Kurfurstlay,( Riesling), Kabinett, Mosel, Germany, 2009, MYR60

Equinox, (Riesling), Waipara Valley, New Zealand, 2011, MYR85

The Octogenarian, (Grenache/Tempranillo/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon), McLaren Vale, Australia, 2010, MYR76

La Source, (Syrah/Carignan/Grenache), Ventoux AOC, France, 2008. MYR74

Food and Wine Matching:

Goat’s Cheese, Natural, with Ash, with Pepper
Mushroom Paté
Chorizo

Curried Chickpea, Lentil & Pumpkin Dip with Poppadoms