A Leg Up
It is yet another cold winter night so I have opted for yet another heavy, mixed variety red. Fifth Leg (named after an archaeological site where remains of a Tasmainian tiger, along with an extra leg, were found) has been in the wine game since 1996. Their fun and energetic way of approaching wine is something easily conveyed with a quick visit to their web page. Lets hope it translates to the...
Beauty, Skin Deep
The Schild family first moved to the Barossa Valley from Lameroo in the Murray Mallee in 1952. Upon the sudden death of Ben Schild in 1956 the family business was left in the hands of the only son still living at home - Ed - aged just 16. From then onwards the winery saw steady growth encapsulating over 400 acres and in 1998 the Schild Estate label was born. Schild Estate ‘GMS’...
Kangarilla Road winery was established in 1997 by Helen and Kevin O’Brien. At a relativity young age it has already proven itself as producer of quality products and has been well received by the wine world, notably scoring a 5 Star Winery rating by James Halliday (Wine Companion 2010). Kangarilla Road (South Australia/McLaren Vale) Primitivo 2009 14.5% 750ml (Screw Top) I paid:...