May 2012 - Australia - All Wines

This month's Wine feature is Australian - All Wines
Australia - All Wines Reviews
197415
Silver Wings
2006 Vincenzo Old Vines Mourvedre-Shiraz
Deep garnet color. Rich aromas of fruit liqueurs, chocolate, leather and spice with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a peppery dried berry, spiced carrot, and heirloom tomato accented finish. A nice choice for duck.
92 points $29.99
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198254
Cupcake
2011 Sauvignon Blanc
Silvery straw color. Bright, pure aromas of grapefruit and green pepper with a supple dry-yet-fruity medium body and a grassy, limestone and Meyer lemon finish. Tasty and super food friendly.
90 points $13.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198258
Fish Eye
2011 Moscato
Aromas of citrus scented candle and hand lotion with a soft, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and racy, lemon-orange sorbet and delicate spice finish. Very tasty and refreshing with nice complexity.
89 points $7 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198223
Kotare
2010 Sauvignon Blanc
Pale silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of charred pepper, rubber, and grilled grapefruit with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and hints of sweet cream, green apple skin and peppery spice on finish.
89 points $15 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198260
Silver Birch
NV Sauvignon Blanc
Mild aromas of grapefruit, tomato leaf and yellow pepper skins and clay with a silky, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a baked citrus, anise and nut accented finish.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198259
Lotto
NV Moscato
Aromas of baked mango and lemon, coconut buttercream, and herbs with a fruity sweet medium body and a tangy, honeyed pear and rubbery fruit gum finish. Fun.
87 points $5.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198329
Sunshine Bay
2011 Sauvignon Blanc
Mild aromas of grapefruit gelato, white chocolate strawberries, and tropical fruit salad with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a crisp, grassy earth and starfruit finish. A nice sipper or table wine.
87 points $6.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
197414
Marquee
2009 Organic Shiraz-Cabernet Sauvignon
Rich chocolate covered blueberry, pepper and herb aromas with a crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, pomegranate, craisin and nut finish. Tasty and food friendly.
87 points $14.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198257
Fish Eye
2010 Riesling
Golden yellow color. Bold aromas of lime powder candy and dried apricot with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and tart, Meyer lemon and limestone accented finish.
84 points $7 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198241
Chaza
NV Moscato
Earthy aromas of chalk, peat, and pickled peppers with a soft, fruity sweet light body and breezy, honey and grass finish.
83 points $4.99 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198255
Fish Eye
2011 Chardonnay
Mild sandalwood incense and waxy fruit aromas with a soft, tangy light body and honeyed apple and lemon and nutshell finish.
83 points $7 Best Buy
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
198256
Fish Eye
2011 Pinot Grigio
Pale straw color. Mild aromas of peach and nougat with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light body and a lemon ice and kiwi finish.
Date Tasted: in our Chicago tasting lab
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