Classic Victorian Shiraz at its finest – Best’s & Craiglee

Iconic Victorian Shiraz on Song Craiglee 2014 – 97 points Best’s ‘Bin No.0’ 2016 – 97 points Classic Craiglee Pat Carmody’s Stunning 2014 Shiraz 97 points, James Halliday “From my European vantage point, I’d like everyone I’ve come across who is convinced that history, terroir influence, restraint and longevity are exclusive to European wines to…

Elite Burgundy from the Truly Great 2015 Vintage

Denis Mortet, Jean Grivot & Hudelot-Noëllat Vosne-Romanée, Gevrey-Chambertin, Chambolle… Village, 1er Cru, Grand Cru “A great vintage, indeed the greatest since the legendary 2005”  – Allen Meadows, Burghound If you follow Burgundy, it would not come as news that 2015 has been marked as a truly great year, one that will have few peers. It’s…

A Great Release from Halliday’s Best New Winery 2018

Shaun Crinion’s micro-production Dappled label has been one of Australia’s great bargains in its relatively short commercial life, but that little secret is well and truly out of the bag. With James Halliday anointing Dappled as the Best New Winery in his most recent guide, and, more remarkably, setting Shaun’s project head and shoulders over…

Trapeze Pinot Noir 2015

The Best Pinot Noir Bargain of the Year, Full Stop: 2015 Trapeze Yarra Valley Pinot Noir “The best vintage we’ve had for both Pinot Noir and Chardonnay” – James Lance Okay. We’re always on the lookout for great Pinot Noir, both at the top-end of the register and at the everyday, the mid-week, the accessibly…