Bowman Wines Le Corbeaux Melange ‘The Raven’s Blend’ 2010, or, ‘Give me more!’ quoth I

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, over many a DVD after a hard day’s work, I happened upon this quaint little drop. Having already sampled (nay, heartily quaffed) the Shiraz offered by Bowman Wines but a few weeks before, I knew what to expect. At least, so I thought… Ah, distinctly…… Continue reading Bowman Wines Le Corbeaux Melange ‘The Raven’s Blend’ 2010, or, ‘Give me more!’ quoth I

Bowman Wines Shiraz 2010, or, Live and unplugged in Heathcote

I took a good sniff of this one as I poured it into a decanter and it was a pretty intense blackberry jam experience I received. That and the deep purple-y, crimson-y colour led me to believe I was going to get a good smack of sweet berries when I took a sip of it.…… Continue reading Bowman Wines Shiraz 2010, or, Live and unplugged in Heathcote

Bespoke Bros. Monastrell Syrah 2009, or, My new favourite grey waistcoat

Replete with the phrase “tailored by…” and an image of a needle and thread on the label there is no doubt as to what angle these bespoke fellows are taking with this wine. And it’s not a shiraz but a “syrah” if you please. Well, well, if I do say old chap. With pretension like…… Continue reading Bespoke Bros. Monastrell Syrah 2009, or, My new favourite grey waistcoat

Sanguine Estate Tempranillo 2007, or, As good as the Spanish and no bull

Anyone who feels that a decent Tempranillo can’t be made outside of Spain will be thoroughly silenced by this little gem. Some may be dubious of this claim when I say it has soft tannins and is not heavy on the finish, but I would assure them all the fresh, black cherry flavours remain intact…… Continue reading Sanguine Estate Tempranillo 2007, or, As good as the Spanish and no bull