Plenty of punch in this little savvy. Loads of tropical fruit with typical grassy edges to add some complexity. Crisp and clean with a precise finish.
This is now a chardonnay reaching its optimum drinking. Showing a nice mix of stone fruit and butterscotch development but there is still a zingy clean acid line that keeps it fresh. Sustained finish.
Medium bodied but fully ripe and flavoursome cabernet blend. Plenty of blackcurrant and fruitcake characters with a spicy oak infusion. The tannins are supple and the rich palate has a luscious chocolatey savory edge. Best in the short term.
A spicy medium bodied shiraz showing some interesting cedar and light white pepper characters. The palate has fine dusty oak and fine grained tannins.
A light to medium bodied cabernet showing some nice red berry and light cedary characters on the nose. The palate has good flavour intensity with a lift of that cedary oak and support of fine tannins. Best in the short term.
Rich and intensely flavoured cabernet from this very good vintage. Spicy light cedar mon the nose with lifted minty red berry nuances. Tightly wound palate with firmish tannins and a lick of oak. Balanced smooth palate.
Brygon Reserve Bin 8888 cabernet sauvignon 2012 ($20)
Opens with signature cabernet aromas of leafy blackcurrant and a trace of edgier black olive. The palate is medium bodied with a seamless integration of oak and
tannin in support. Long and precise with dark chocolate and spicy plum characters.
SCORE 87/100 CELLAR 4 years
Brygon Reserve Humming Bird semillon sauvignon blanc 2014 ($20)
Plenty of ripe and intense tropical fruit in this tidy little blend. Extra year has allowed further fruit integration. Dominant guava and gooseberry with a little grassiness
Flavoursome easy drinking.
SCORE 88/100 CELLAR Drink now
Brygon Reserve Flying High shiraz 2013 ($20)
Full and generous shiraz from Margaret River. Stacks of ripe plummy fruit liberally dosed with licorice, spices and savoury elements. The palate is soft and generous
with supple tannins and a decent lick of vanillin oak.
SCORE 90/100 CELLAR 4 years
Brygon Reserve The Bruce merlot 2013 ($20)
A lovely expression of Margaret River merlot. Sweet dark blackcurrant fruits with a little fruitcake character, spices and some edgy licorice. There’s some nice chocolate and mocha notes in there adding further complexity. Dry savoury tannins provide balance and support.
SCORE 90/100 CELLAR 5 years
Brygon Reserve The Bruce shiraz 2012 ($20)
A shiraz bursting with opulence and fruit intensity. The nose is plum and blackberry pominant with some sweet vanillin oak notes. The palate is lush and generous with
a nice balance of fruit and oak supported by firmish threading tannins.
SCORE 89/100 CELLAR 5 years
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