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An Aussie wine worth a try

Advantages: cheap, a good young wine, flavour
Disadvantages: none

I bought this wine for my dad from a local wine store to celebrate Father’s few months back. The shop sold 90% Australian wines, and I have no choice but to get one. I was quite reluctant actually to get one but leaving the wine shop empty handed wasn’t m ...

kenny_khaw 31.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet

Full bodied Aussie youngster.

Advantages: Full complex flavours
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little young,but well worth laying some down.

Penfolds wines are easily recognisable: plain white labels, the name Penfolds in red italics, and the rest of the script in black. Clear and unpretentious; stylish in a conservative sort of way. This wine usually costs about £6.99 in the supermarkets; I g ...

Pihuan 04.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet

Bordeaux wine in Australia

Advantages: Taste, price
Disadvantages: None

Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet from Penfold's is one of my favourite red wine. What do I like about it is its price, at £5 a bottle, it is in the medium segment of the market but what you get for £5 is of exceptional quality. I am French, and have sp ...

FrenchCancan 23.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet

Mmmm You must drink this!

Advantages: Tasty, goes with anything!
Disadvantages: Makes you dizzy if you drink too much!

Okay, Australia has got an advantage when it comes to nice wines and it's hard to make a decision when faced with all those lovely looking bottles in the wine shop but you really must try this one. I'm not much of a drinker (though my partner would have ...

lenni 21.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet

Rosemount Estate Red

Advantages: Taste, price, quality
Disadvantages: None

...I enjoy a good quality red wine, especially at weekends with my partner. Our particular wine of the moment is Rosemount Estate Grenache Shiraz Australia which we purchase from our local supermarket Tesco at £8.49 for a standard sized bottle. We initiall ...

xbrightx 21.12.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Rosemount Estate Grenache Shiraz Australia