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Goundrey Homestead Shiraz 2002 (Western Australia)
($13.95, general list UPC# 9316369003097)
Dense purple colour; smoky, medicinal, blackberry nose; medium to full-bodied, fruity, minty flavour with a hint of iodine; dry with a lively acidic spine. ***˝
Food match: steak on the BBQ; old cheddar

Geyser Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 (Sonoma County)
($22.95, Vintages 343467)
Dense purple colour; chocolate, cedar and blackcurrant nose; medium-bodied, redcurrant and cranberry flavour; leaner on the palate than the nose suggests but nicely balanced. ***˝
Food match: lamb cutlets, Cornish hen

Geyser Peak Block Collection Cabernet Sauvignon Kuimelis Vineyard 2000 (Alexander Valley)
($44, Vintages #716647)
A real step up in quality here from the Sonoma County Cab. Dense purple colour; spicy, minerally plum and blackcurrant nuances with a touch of smoke; medium-bodied with lively fruit, firm structure and fine grained tannins. ****˝
Food match: filet steak, duck breast

 

 

 

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