2011 Cassegrain Shiraz – Top Drop

2011 Cassegrain Shiraz – Top Drop

2011 Cassegrain Shiraz The cooling weather calls for a rich, warming wine with more body and flavour. Cassegrain’s 2011 Shiraz has an alluring deep plum colour with the aroma of ripe berries. The lush fruit flavours give the wine body whilst the velvety mouth feel provides the depth and length I Continue reading

Top Drop – Cassegain Chardonnay

Top Drop – Cassegain Chardonnay

  Cassegrain Chardonnay 2012 This chardonnay is from Cassegrain’s premium wine range with good reason, it’s a wine you will keep coming back to over the summer months. From the first hint of peach and tropical fruits on the nose, the wine excites the palate. On tasting, Continue reading

Top Drop – Deckchairs White

Top Drop – Deckchairs White

Long Point Vineyard Deckchairs White Deckchairs is a delicious light, crisp and refreshing wine with just a nice amount of residual sugars to appeal to most palates. The wine is a blend of Chardonnay and Verdelho and has a pleasing un-oaked style with a wonderful fruity aroma and mouth filling Continue reading

Top Drop – 2012 Sparkling Rose

Top Drop – 2012 Sparkling Rose

Roses Vineyard at Innes View 2012 Sparkling Rose Who needs a special occasion to enjoy a bottle of pink bubbles! This elegant sparkling rose is blushed a pretty shade of pink and has a sensuous floral, summer berry aroma. On the palate the wine is clean and fresh and the flavour is Continue reading

Top Drop – Cassegrain 2009 Edition Noir Merlot

Top Drop – Cassegrain 2009 Edition Noir Merlot

Cassegrain Cassegrain 2009 Edition Noir Merlot When the weather cools I look for a wine with more body and warmth.  The Cassegrain 2009 Edition Noir Merlot is a vibrant, ruby red wine with the aroma of deep rich fruit and the flavour of luscious sweet plums.  It is a medium bodied red, with a Continue reading

Top Drop – Little Fish 2011 Summer White

Top Drop – Little Fish 2011 Summer White

Although we have moved on into autumn and the weather has chilled there is still a place for white wine at the dinner table.  I have reviewed the "Little Fish" Summer White as I am finding it a perfect match for some of the autumn foods we are currently enjoying. Little Fish "2011 Summer Continue reading

Top Drop – Innes Lake Chardonnay 2009

Top Drop – Innes Lake Chardonnay 2009

I have chosen the Innes Lake Chardonnay for this month’s wine review as the weather has been a little warmer here, and a chilled white has been the order of the day. This review is also featured in focus magazine but I have included here for my local Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie Gourmet Continue reading

Top Drop – Cassegrain Shiraz Viognier 2011

Top Drop – Cassegrain Shiraz Viognier 2011

I have chosen the Cassegrain Stone Circle Shiraz Viognier for this month’s wine review.  It is featured in focus magazine and included here for my Gourmet Getaways readers because it has been my red of preference recently. AS PUBLISHED IN FOCUS MAGAZINE – PORT MACQUARIE  Stone Circle Continue reading

Top Drop – Inneslake Blush

Top Drop – Inneslake Blush

Innes Lake Vineyards  Blush There is nothing as attractive as a sweet blush… a chilled rose blush of course. Especially as we approach the month of romance and Valentine’s Day. Innes Lake Blush has a delicate flavour and colour profile that pleases most palates. It is equally comfortable being Continue reading

Top Drop – Roses Vineyard Port Macquarie

Top Drop – Roses Vineyard Port Macquarie

This month I have been sampling wine from Roses Vineyard in Port Macquarie. If you get a chance to getaway over the Christmas break I recommend you call in and try some of the wine from their current range.  They also have boutique accommodation available. Roses Vineyard 2011 Oaked Continue reading

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