James Halliday rates our Sav Blanc & Merlot

Mike Press Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Rating 92

The fragrant bouquet strolls along a path of snow pea and grass, morphing into ripe citrus and green pineapple on the palate; the finish adds significantly to the overall impact of an otherwise light-bodied sauvignon blanc. Ridiculous value isn't ridiculous when its Mike Press.

Mike Press Single Vineyard Adelaide Hills Merlot 2013

Rating 94

Matured in American and French oak for over 12 months. This is ridiculously priced, and should be a compulsory purchase (and consumption) by those who are fleeing the good ship merlot. It opens confidently, but really brings home the bacon on the finish with a spice and black olive drive to the red fruits on the start of the palate.