VIEWS ON THE VINE
2012 THE LAUGHING MAGPIE SHIRAZ VIOGNIER NO SURPRISE to see the gold medals on the bottle. Luscious and ripe red fruits on an oaky background. One for now and two for the cellar. FOOD: Game meats RATING: 94/100 RRP: $29 ODE TO OATS
2016 BROKEN FISHPLATE SAUVIGNON BLANC A RICH heritage spanning more than century goes into producing the top quality wines under the d’Arenberg signature. The latest release sav blanc reflects the easy drinking style of their whites. FOOD: Oysters RATING: 93/100 RRP: $20
2015 THE HERMIT CRAB VIOGNIER MARSANNE LIGHT golden wine featuring pears and apricots, perfect with an Indian curry.
Something a little different for the normal chardonnay drinkers to try. Excellent value. FOOD: Lamb curry RATING: 92/100 RRP: $15
2014 FOOTBOLT SHIRAZ GREAT value easy drinking shiraz that has already won a legion of followers. The latest release is a smooth full bodied dark fruit flavoured drop. At the price you need to buy a few for the rack. FOOD: Barbecue RATING: 93/100 RRP: $18