Category Archives: Coonawara

Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz – 2006 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is quite different from it’s sister–Bin 28–but there is nothing wrong with that.  This shiraz has a full expression of it’s appellation…some people mistake it for subdued quality.  There is nothing subdued about this wine – an expressive … Continue reading

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Majella Coonawara Sparkling Shiraz – 8.7 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Sparkling Shiraz is always an exciting wine for Fall and holiday dinners. There is nothing like serving a sparkling red wine; minor in fizz but high in uniqueness and flavour and presentation; I am a fan of sparkling red wines … Continue reading

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