WBM Wine Business Magazine

WBM Wine Business Magazine

Australia / WBM – Australia's Wine Business Magazine, is one of the world's most respected wine magazines. Its sister publication is the cult e-bulletin The Week That Was.
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2009	Torzi Matthews Frost Dodger Shiraz	Wild blackcurrants and undergrowth, mocha, choc, intense fruit driven bouquet, with nuttiness and herbal notes. Has lots of savoury spice presence, no doubt, and a loose-knit funkiness with great fruit verity. Unfettereg and good. 	93	$24	Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2009 Torzi Matthews Frost Dodger Shiraz Wild blackcurrants and undergrowth, mocha, choc, intense fruit driven bouquet, with nuttiness and herbal notes. Has lots of savoury spice presence, no doubt, and a loose-knit funkiness with great fruit verity. Unfettereg and good. 93 $24 Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2011	Tim McNeil Wines Watervale Clare Valley Riesling	The bargains of 2011 Clare riesling keep on coming, and Tim McNeil offers a slice of one of Watervale's finest vineyards, beautifully represented in a wine of chalky minerality and pronounced granny smith apple fruit.	94	$21	Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011 Tim McNeil Wines Watervale Clare Valley Riesling The bargains of 2011 Clare riesling keep on coming, and Tim McNeil offers a slice of one of Watervale's finest vineyards, beautifully represented in a wine of chalky minerality and pronounced granny smith apple fruit. 94 $21 Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011	Tim McNeil Wines Watervale Reserve Riesling	In the elevated epicentre of Watervale, with limestone underfoot, directly surrounded by the famous vineyards of the region, Tim McNeil's vines could not be more enviably positioned. His top wine reflects the place with utmost precision.	95	$29	Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011 Tim McNeil Wines Watervale Reserve Riesling In the elevated epicentre of Watervale, with limestone underfoot, directly surrounded by the famous vineyards of the region, Tim McNeil's vines could not be more enviably positioned. His top wine reflects the place with utmost precision. 95 $29 Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2009	Tim McNeil Wines Clare Valley Shiraz	McNeil is a name to watch, and not only for riesling. His single vineyard, dry-grown shiraz is ready to drink, loaded with generous, sweet mulberry, blackberry and plum fruit, with masterfully tuned French oak.	92	$27	Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2009 Tim McNeil Wines Clare Valley Shiraz McNeil is a name to watch, and not only for riesling. His single vineyard, dry-grown shiraz is ready to drink, loaded with generous, sweet mulberry, blackberry and plum fruit, with masterfully tuned French oak. 92 $27 Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011	Taylors Jaraman Riesling 	Fresh cut wild flowers, steely notes, the palate is tense and frisky, and though lightly flavoured has cut with citrus and slatey minerality. The wine is soft but very tightly wound and with piercing acidity. For the acid hounds. And cellar. 	91	$25	Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2011 Taylors Jaraman Riesling Fresh cut wild flowers, steely notes, the palate is tense and frisky, and though lightly flavoured has cut with citrus and slatey minerality. The wine is soft but very tightly wound and with piercing acidity. For the acid hounds. And cellar. 91 $25 Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2010	Taminick Cellars Glenrowan Trebbiano 2010	Attractive honeyed aromas with floral notes, then tangy lime in the mouth with slatey minerals, and a steely yet light feel. Good concentration of flavour, very fine, gently sweet/sour and easy to drink. 	90	$15	Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2010 Taminick Cellars Glenrowan Trebbiano 2010 Attractive honeyed aromas with floral notes, then tangy lime in the mouth with slatey minerals, and a steely yet light feel. Good concentration of flavour, very fine, gently sweet/sour and easy to drink. 90 $15 Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2011	Scott Adelaide Hills Fiano 2011	Really into the exotica of this wine. Honey and apricot nectar aromas, herbal notes, spice. In the mouth it's viscous and full flavouredwith slippery texture, stone fruits, pith and kernel characters. Generous but a belt of lemony acidity trims things.	91	$26	Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2011 Scott Adelaide Hills Fiano 2011 Really into the exotica of this wine. Honey and apricot nectar aromas, herbal notes, spice. In the mouth it's viscous and full flavouredwith slippery texture, stone fruits, pith and kernel characters. Generous but a belt of lemony acidity trims things. 91 $26 Mike Bennie (WINE100 March 2012)

2011	Pikes Clare Valley The Merle Riesling	After thirty vintages in Clare, this was the first in which Neil Pike didn't add acid, thanks to the cool, natural structure of the season. Intense pepper, kaffir lime and granny smith apple.	95	$38	Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011 Pikes Clare Valley The Merle Riesling After thirty vintages in Clare, this was the first in which Neil Pike didn't add acid, thanks to the cool, natural structure of the season. Intense pepper, kaffir lime and granny smith apple. 95 $38 Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011	O'Leary Walker Watervale Riesling	O'Leary Walker is the over performing bargain outfit of Clare, and this wine proves it because no one else has conjured a wine of such confidence and well-defined kaffir lime, granny smith and lemon zest at this price.	92	$18	Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2011 O'Leary Walker Watervale Riesling O'Leary Walker is the over performing bargain outfit of Clare, and this wine proves it because no one else has conjured a wine of such confidence and well-defined kaffir lime, granny smith and lemon zest at this price. 92 $18 Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2010	O'Leary Walker Clare Valley McLaren Vale Shiraz	There's nothing between this and Claire (above) in O'Leary Walker's portfolio, making this a perennial bargain. In a vintage as flattering as 2010 it showcases the glossy dark berries of Clare, revved up with McLaren grunt.	92	$20	Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)

2010 O'Leary Walker Clare Valley McLaren Vale Shiraz There's nothing between this and Claire (above) in O'Leary Walker's portfolio, making this a perennial bargain. In a vintage as flattering as 2010 it showcases the glossy dark berries of Clare, revved up with McLaren grunt. 92 $20 Tyson Stelzer (WINE100 March 2012)