91+ points Grampians, Victoria. 13.5% screwcap This is very good. Sleek, concentrated, great flavour. Quite fresh and young, has long life ahead of it. Great components, bright savoury fruit, restrained French oak. Impressive young wine. Enjoy now or in 10 … Continue reading →
90 points Grampians, Victoria. 12.5% screwcap Surprisingly this seems more developed than the 2002. And the 2002 was under cork. This seems a more traditional, less complex vintage. Good flavour. Enjoy now or over the next 10 years.
91 points Great Western, Victoria. 13% Prematurely aged. Astonishing to think this is only 2 years older than the 2002. Cork probably is partly to blame, also the vintage. Funky flavoursome wine. Volatile acidity gives it quite a lift. Tonnes … Continue reading →
94+ points Grampians, Victoria, Australia. 14% Wow, the 1998 is excellent but this is even more exciting. Highly aromatic, still youthful. Spicey floral aromas mingle with oak. Still large primary aromas. Great potential. The palate is intruiging, very complex, not … Continue reading →
93 points Great Western, Victoria, Australia. 14.5% In spite of the 14.5% label this comes across as a medium bodied wine and with practically no tannin. But the flavour is gorgeous, classic shiraz, plus aged complexity. Top Aussie cabernets just … Continue reading →
91 points Grampians, Victoria, Australia. 13% Bought off retail shelves at 7 years of age in order to see what this wine ages like. Pretty impressive, very flavoursome, hints of leather. Marred by excessive, to my palate, added acidity but … Continue reading →
91+ points Grampians, Victoria, Australia. 13.5% I get the sense that Fosters Wine Estates (owners of Penfolds, Seppelts, Lindemans and many other brands) are trying to make the Seppelt brand a Victorian mirror of the SA Penfolds, which seems very … Continue reading →