Peter Lehman “Layers” White Wine Blend, Adelaide, South Australia.

Grapes 36% Semillon, 20% Muscat, 20% Gewürztraminer, 20% Pinot Gris and 4% Chardonnay.   Facts I’ve been a big fan of the Peter Lehmann brand for a few years now. Their “Art Series” represents some of most value-driven, well-distributed and thoroughly “glug-worthy” wines coming out of Oz…. The same kind of “kitchen-sinky” blend as Conundrum, and I’m taking a wild-stab-in-the-dark guess that “Layers” refers to the layers of flavor achieved through the blending of these…

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D’Arenberg The Hermit Crab, Viognier / Marsanne, Adelaide – Australia 2009

Grapes 72% Viognier 28% Marsanne   Facts You’re excused if you haven’t seen this kind of blend before, Viognier and Marsanne are more commonly found blended together in the Southern Rhone region of France. D’Arenberg is certainly one of the most recognized wineries in Southern Australia. The company was established back in 1912 by Joseph Osborn after he purchased land in what has now become the McLaren Vale. Interesting thing to note is that Joseph…

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