VIEWS ON THE VINE

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D’ARENBERG PEP­PER­MINT PAD­DOCK SPARK­ING RED

LOOK­ING for some­thing to start off the meal with a spark? Try this flavour­some sparkling red. The name re­flects the slight mint flavour that un­der­lines the red fruits. Loved it. FOOD: Bar­be­cue RAT­ING: 95/100 RRP: $28.00

HARDY’S 2014 HRB PINOT NOIR

HARDY’S se­lect some of their best parcels of fruit for the Her­itage Re­serve Blend and this is re­flected in this qual­ity pinot. Straw­berry and light sweet plums with nice oak un­der­lin­ing. FOOD: Turkey RAT­ING: 94/100 RRP: $35.00

SE­GURA VIUDAS BRUT RESERVA

THE bot­tle will have your guests talk­ing be­fore you pop the cork. The wine is a re­fresh­ing light brut that they’ll en­joy. The bot­tle is that good I’d keep it. Ex­cel­lent price. FOOD: Pre-din­ner bub­bles RAT­ING: 90/100 RRP: $15.00

HARDYS 2014 HRB SHI­RAZ

THE wine­maker se­lected mixed parcels of fruit from the Yarra Val­ley and Tas­ma­nia to pro­duce a first class shi­raz full of smooth red fruit flavours. Grab two when you go to the bot­tle shop as your guests will be ask­ing for an ex­tra glass. FOOD: Eye fillet steak RAT­ING: 95/100 RRP: $35.00

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