Organic, soft, supple and Central Otago delicious– everything you want in a Pinot Noir. Awesome value and just the ticket when needing something new and special. Grapes from our Estate vineyards, destemmed, wild yeasts, French oak, no fining nor filtration. Artwork by Callum Robertson
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10 Sisters Marlborough Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2019 [Gold]
Gold Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition, November 2022. Wine Spectator 90 points."...Roasted herb and saline notes add some complexity to the lush pear, peach and citrus flavors. Shows terrific intensity on the finish, where a hint of matcha green tea comes in.” Wine Enthusiast 90/100 Winery Note: Aroma: Berry aromas with subtle spice and well-integrated oak. Palate: Fruit-driven; bright red berry flavors. Smooth, fine-grain tannins and excellent structure and balance. This vintage is fragrant and very typical of Marlborough. Following traditional plunging of the skins during fermentation for flavor and tannin,...
Alvear Pedro Ximinez NV 1927 Solera - 750ml- [WA 98]
WA 98 The impressive 1927 Pedro Ximenez Solera, from a Solera begun nearly 80 years ago, boasts a dark amber color as well as an extraordinary nose of creme brulee, liquefied nuts, marmalade, and maple syrup. Huge and viscous, yet neither cloyingly sweet nor heavy, it is a profound effort priced unbelievably low. It is meant to be drunk alone at the end of a meal.Drink now through 2050, or even longer. RPJ Nov 2015. #95
Arnaldo Caprai Grecante Colli Martani Grechetto 2021 [JS 91]
James Suckling 91 points. The 2016 vintage was voted White Wine of the Year by the Italian Sommelliers Association in 2019. This is a dry and medium bodied Grechetto with refreshing acidity. The fruit is ripe and characterized by yellow peach, nectarine, ripe Asian pear and meyer lemon. There are underlying floral notes of acacia and hawthorn and finishes with a pleasant chalky minerality. Variety: 100% Grechetto First vintage produced: 1989. Training Techniques: Spurred Cordon, Guyot with vine density of 5.000 vines per Ha. Yield per hectare 8-9 tons Aging: 3 months in steel and minimum 3 months aging in the bottle Aroma: intense perfumes...
Arnaldo Caprai Montefalco Rosso 2019 [Top 5 WSJ Pizza wine]
THE 2015 VINTAGE VOTED BY WALL STREET JOURNAL (Sep 28, 2017) as ONE OF THE TOP 5 WINES ON THE PLANET TO HAVE WITH A PIZZA!!!!! (came in at no3). HOW GOOD IS THAT? "The bright and juicy character of this lively red Sangiovese-dominant blend from superstar Umbrian producer Arnaldo-Caprai makes it ideal for just about any type of pie, especially a classic pizza margarita." Lettie Teague, WSJ. Decanter 91 points. Grape Variety: 70% Sangiovese, 15% Sagrantino & 15% Merlot. COLOUR Rich ruby red, brilliant NOSE Sensationally intense, with notes of ripe red fruit and delicate hints of vanilla PALATE Full bodied, rich, dry with a long...
Bissoni Sangiovese Superiore Girapoggio 2019 DOC Organic [Gold]
Awarded Gold Medal and "People's Crown" , voted by readers of Vini Buoni d'Italia. 2 Bicchieri Gambero Rosso. Raffaella Bissoni is a remarkable woman whom we first met in 2015. We had been told by the conoscenti that she has been leading a quiet revolution in Romagna to reinstate the region as an internationally reknowned producer of sangiovese. Given that Tuscany has long held the spotlight for all sangiovese wines we were both curious and skeptical. That was until we tried her wines. They are outstanding and represent excellent value. The winery now exports to 10 countries, with the USA being the largest taker....
Brancaia Il Bianco Sauvignon Blanc 2021 IGT Organic [JS 90]
100% Sauvignon Blanc James Suckling 90 points. Lemon, melon rind and jack fruit on the nose. Medium-bodied, fruity and fleshy. Crisp finish. From organically grown grapes. Drink now. Sauvignon Blanc from the Maremma region of Tuscany. Certified organic. Brancaia Il Bianco is a fresh and floral white characterised by a straw yellow color. The nose opens with a pleasant fruity bouquet that is transmitted to the fresh and delicate palate, with a pleasantly balanced acidity. Fruity character with plenty of dried-apples, mangoes and pineapple . Medium body and bright acidity. Fresh finish. Perfect to accompany fish and shellfish dishes, it is...
Capanna Sant'Antimo Pinot Grigio 2021
TYPE: DOC BLEND: 100% Pinot Grigio VINIFICATION: Pressing whole grapes, fermentation in steel at a low temperature (12-16 °C) for about 1 month. AGEING: In oak casks of 5-10 hl for a few months. ON SALE FROM: 6-8 months from the harvest. NOTES: Colour: straw-yellow. Bouquet: fruity when young, intense, characteristic. Taste: velvety, dry but soft on the palate, harmonious. Food pairings: starters, fish or vegetable pasta dishes, baked fish.
Casa Castillo Monastrell 2021 [GP 93]
Guia Penin 93 points. Colour: bright cherry;Aroma: fruit expression, red berry notes, ripe fruit, sweet spices;Flavour: good acidity, spicy, fine tannins. Casa Castillo Monastrell is a red wine from D.O Jumilla produced by the winery Finca Casa Castillo, in Jumilla (Murcia). Casa Castillo Monastrell is a monovarietal of Monastrell, a local grape from the region. The vines are planted in crusty brown limestone soil in the field El Valle. The harvest is completed at the end of September and the grapes are transported to the winey in large 1,500kg containers. For production after a careful destemming phase, the grape is fermented with natual...
Chateau Carlmagnus 2019 [WA 90-92]
Fronsac Wine Advocate 90-92 points. The deep garnet-purple colored 2019 Carlmagnus bursts from the glass with ripe black and blue fruit notions of plums preserves, blueberry compote and blackberry pie with hints of hoisin, licorice and clove oil plus a touch of dark chocolate. The full-bodied, rich, seductive palate is laden with spicy black fruits and a beautifully velvety texture, finishing with a peppery lift. LPB Jun 2020. #end19
Chateau Haut-Veyrac St Emilion Grand Cru 2016 [JS 92] Ex-OWC 6
James Suckling 92 points. Gold Medal, Guide Hachette. Gold Medal, Gilbert & Gaillard. Gold Medal, Feminalise. Buy 6 or more and pay 49sgd/bottle. This little family owned gem is located on the hillsides of St Emilion, boasting Fleur Cardinale as their neighbours.. Only 2000 cases are produced from the 8 hectares of vines, which are planted with 75, 50 and 35 year old vines. The wine is a blend of 85% merlot and 15% cabernet franc. Traditionally made to the same meticulous Grand Cru Classe formula for 6 generations. It spends 12 months in French oak, 50% new before being bottled. Dense ruby color with bluish reflect, signs of a beautiful...
Chateau Mangot St Emilion Grand Cru 2019 [WA 92-94+]
St Emilion 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon WA 92-94+ Opaque purple-black colored, the 2019 Mangot strides confidently out of the glass with ripe, expressive scents of baked plums, blueberry compote and Black Forest cake followed by suggestions of allspice, espresso, aniseed and pencil shavings. The full-bodied palate has loads of densely layered black fruit flavors intertwined with spice box and mineral accents and framed by firm, grainy tannins, finishing long and earthy with a slight touch of wood poking through. LPB Jun 2020. #end19
Clos Haut Peyraguey 2016 375ml [WA 93]
Wine Advocate 93 points. The pale lemon colored 2016 Clos Haut-Peyraguey reveals a veritable cornucopia of tropical notes—guava, mango and pineapple—with nuances of spiced pears, jasmine, fallen leaves and allspice plus a touch of acacia honey. The palate is elegantly styled with all those intense scents marrying beautifully into a perfumed restraint, finishing with a lively citrus lift. LPB Mar 2019. #BB
Deep Woods Estate Cabernet Merlot 2020 [5 Gold]
Gold Medal, WINE SHOW OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA 2022 Gold Medal, MARGARET RIVER WINE SHOW 2022 Gold Medal, ROYAL QUEENSLAND WINE AWARDS 2022 Gold Medal. PERTH ROYAL WINE AWARDS 2022 Gold Medal, MARGARET RIVER WINE SHOW 2021. ERIN LARKIN, HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION 2023, 94 points. "2020 was a glorious vintage and it's here for all to see. Structural, dense, concentrated and broody, the length of flavour tails out through the long finish – in fact, far longer than any $35* wine has any business being. " #DEEP
Delaire Graff Cape Vintage Port 2018 [P 4.5*]
Platter 4.5 Stars. Double Gold Medal Veritas 2020. Trophy, KWV Best Fortified 2021. 44% Tinta Barocca and 56% Touriga Nacional VINIFICATION Directly after picking, the grapes were cooled to 5°C, crushed and cold-soaked for five days. Thereafter, the grapes underwent a cycle of gentle punch downs six times per day and were then fortified with a combination of wine and un-aged brandy spirits when the desired sugar levels were reached. The wine was matured in 20-year old oak barrels for 12 months and was released only after a further 12 months of bottle maturation. TASTING NOTES Uplifting and beautifully weighted. Polished red berry fruit...
Devil's Staircase Central Otago Pinot Noir 2022
Made by the team at Rockburn. Winery Note: Our Devil’s Staircase wines are inspired by the winding road leading from Queenstown to Kingston along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Sourced from several Central Otago vineyards, the Devil’s Staircase Pinot Noir takes the willing down into the realm of decadence and Bacchanalian delights. Here, everything is pleasure spiced up with a bit of naughty. The unrelenting Central Otago environment tortures the vines whose twisted limbs produce a wine worthy of absolution; strong and sensual with lashings of dark fruit, sinfully succulent and devilishly good. The flavours are practically immoral, full of...
Driftwood Artifacts Margaret River Cabernet 2019 [JH 94]
Gold Medal - Sydney Royal Wine Show 95/100 - Sydney Royal Wine Show With 4/4/3/1% malbec/shiraz/petit verdot/cabernet franc. Matured for 18 months in French oak (38% new). Really brilliant. This has cassis, raspberry, salted licorice, hints of salt bush and bay leaf, fine crushed black pepper, briny acidity and plump yet fine mouthfeel. It is shapely. This is another producer on the rise in Margaret River, and this is a wonderful wine. Seek it out. 94 points. Erin Larkin Published 14 February 2022
Evans & Tate Wild Cape Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 [RJ 93]
Gold Medal Melbourne Royal Wine Show 2022. Gold Medal Perth Royal Wine Show 2022. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN WINE GUIDE 2023, 93 points. The panel enjoyed the vibrancy and dense floral/fruit concentration in this wine, so I was not surprised to find out there is 12 per cent malbec in the blend. Value for money is through the roof. This is big on flavour, a little juicy up-front, finishing with plush, dry tannins. Classical blackcurrant, tapenade and cocoa powder. Drink now or cellar and enjoy for up to five years.RJ COLOUR Purple black with a vibrant purple rim. Showcasing a beautifully intense, deep colour from the inclusion of Malbec and the...
Evans & Tate Wild Cape Sauvignon Blanc 2022 [RJ 93]
Gold Medal, Royal Sydney Wine Show 2022. Gold Medal Margaret River Wine Show 2023. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN WINE GUIDE 2023, 93 points. Pleasantly aromatic and lifted. Summer punch: green mango, passionfruit and fresh cut grass. A crisp and refreshing medium-bodied style of sauvignon blanc with a lemon-herb finish. Exactly what you hope for from Margs sauv blanc. Made for early drinking. Enjoy now and for the next 3 years. COLOUR Light and vibrant with a youthful lime green tint. AROMA A super bright and lifted nose with layer upon layer of seductive, juicy Sauvignon Blanc aromas. Lime leaf, fig, lychee and mango skin, overlaid with elegant notes...
Fontanafredda Gavi del Comune di Gavi DOCG 2021
Straw yellow with splendid greenish reflections. Nice minerality gradually evolving to hints of freshly cut grass, grapefruit, lavender, white melon, pear and almond with hints of sage. Ample and complex, long lasting finish. Cortese is a white grape variety that is most famous for its role in the crisp, lime-scented wines of Gavi. The variety is known for its bracingly high acidity and its ability to retain freshness, even when grown in hot environments. Apple, peach and honeydew flavors are commonly associated with Cortese wine, with lime, almond and light herbal or grassy aromas. The variety has been grown in the southeastern part of...
Fontanafredda Roero Arneis "Pradalupo" DOCG 2021
Tasting notes The colour is intense straw yellow with greenish reflexes. The bouquet is reminiscent of exotic fruits, matured peers, hawthorn and acacia honey. In the mouth it is warm, velvety, soft and ripe with a nice acidity level, giving the wine freshness and a long lasting aftertaste.
Forest Hill Highbury Field Cabernet 2020 [JH 91]
James Halliday Wine Companion 91 points. This is sitting very pretty; for all the characters we want and look for in wine, especially one in the low $20s. Cassis, exotic market spice, judiciously utilised oak and length beyond its price-point. Very smart. Erin Larkin. Dark crimson with purple hues. Aromas of blackberries, florals, dark chocolate and bay leaf. The palate is plush and medium bodied with blackcurrant, savoury and spicy flavors. Fine and long tannin structure. #WA
Giant Steps Yarra Valley Estate Chardonnay 2021 [JH 95]
James Halliday Wine Companion 95 points. Whole-bunched pressed into older French puncheons. Natural fermentation and zero mlf. A super-bright green gold. Vibrant aromas with perfectly ripened stone fruits, grapefruit pith and an attractive touch of lemongrass and ginger. Gently textured, balanced and satisfying. A class act from beginning to end. Philip Rich. Gary Walsh, Wine Front, 94 points. WINERY NOTE: The Yarra Valley range is made from handpicked fruit from all of our estate vineyards. The wines are produced using indigenous yeasts, gravity-flow winemaking, and minimal fining and filtration. This approach produces highly expressive...
Hewitson Private Cellar Shiraz Mourv 2009 1.5 Litre Mag [JH 97]
COLLECTION RECOMMENDED. THESE BOTTLES ARE AGEING PERFECTLY BUT WILL EXPERIENCE SOME SEEPAGE AS A RESULT OF NATURAL HEAT TRANSFERANCE BETWEEN CHILLED STORAGE AND YOUR HOME. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU WISH TO TAKE DELIVERY THIS WILL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Originally released to investors at 250sgd. James Halliday 97 points. Tasting note: Light, clear crimson; given the medium-bodied weight of the wine, the intensity and length of the wine is prodigious; unlike the '08, red fruits are the main theme, rather than black, on the aromatic bouquet and through the palate. Made from very old vines, and comes with a 20-year cellaring guarantee; French...
Ironcloud "Rock of Solitude" Purple Patch GSM 2019 [SK 95]
Sam Kim , Wine Orbit 95 points. James Halliday Wine Companion 93 points. Fruit from the scenic Ferguson Valley. Pure purple fruits on the nose and palate, this is a pretty mouthful of flavour. The alcohol adds a trace of spice through the finish, but it is perfectly tolerable. All things in place here, this is a pleasurable little number. A lot to like. Erin Larkin Published 13 August 2021 Grenache/Shiraz/Mourvedre 56/29/15%. WINERY NOTES: Vibrant aromas of cherry and sweet spice. A balanced, medium bodied elegant wine with flavours of strawberry and dark cherry supported by sweet spice and silky tannins with a lingering finish. The 2019...
Ironcloud Pepperilly Cabernet Shiraz 2020 [JH 93]
Erin Larkin for James Halliday's Wine Companion, 93 points. "Garden mint, tea, cocoa, blackcurrant, pastille, licorice and raspberry coulis. Super-lovely. Really well executed and elegant. Erin Larkin Published 03 August 2022." colour Dark red. nose Mulberry, cherry and bayleaf. palate Floral notes with dark cherries, cassis and a chocolate caramel finish. winemaking With 60% Cabernet and 40% Shiraz, the combined flavours have been brought together by the subtle influences of 10 months in French oak. Cabernet and Shiraz grapes were harvested and fermented and aged separately. Each component was fermented in stainless steel...
Ironcloud Rock of Solitude Touriga 2020 [JH 95]
"As has become habit for this wine, Ironcloud has nailed the balance of savoury spice and pure fruit here, all of it teetering on a fulcrum of tannin. Campfire, blackberry, licorice, a kick of red dirt, sandalwood and black tea ... it floats on the tongue, while the tannins are chewy and textural. Tangible. It's awesome. Another touriga triumph. 95 points." Erin Larkin Published 16 May 2022. colour | Vibrant deep purple. nose | Lifted black fruits, dense berry compote and a hint of floral notes. palate | A luscious ripe black berry fruits and sweet spice are guided to a lingering finish by an elegant structure and a subtle...
Le Salette "I Progni" Valpollcella Ripasso Sup 2019 DOC [No1 Vr, JS 93]
Buy 6 or more and pay 39sgd/bottle. BEST VALUE ITALIAN RED, VERONELLI GUIDE 2019. TOP 100 WINERIES OF THE WORLD, WINE & SPIRITS MAGAZINE. I Progni Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore 2015 was listed as one of the 100 BEST BUY WINES in Italy in the Guide Book "I Vini d'italia 2017 de L'Espresso." We thought the 2017 was even better. We were right....it too was awarded BEST VALUE RED by the Veronelli Guide. If anything, the near perfect 2019 vintage has made this wine even richer and plusher. Terrific. James Suckling 93 points. This wine does not see appassimento, but like all Ripasso, the 2019 Valpolicella Ripasso Classico...
Majella Coonawarra Cabernet 2018 [JH 95]
The Lynn family have been residents of the Penola - Coonawarra district for over four generations, starting out as Store-Keepers and then graduating into grazing. The property on which Majella now stands was originally owned by Frank Lynn and bought by his nephew, George, in 1960 for Merino wool production. Majella now has 61ha under vine and makes some of the finest wines in Coonawarra. Universally regarded as one of Coonawarra's greatest wines, it continues to win trophies and medals throughout Australia and the world. The wine is dark magenta in colour, with a deep ruby red hue. Mint, eucalypt, dark fruit with savoury, toasty aromas...
Majella Musician Coonawarra Cab Shiraz 2020 [Winestate 97]
97 Points; Winestate Magazine. 74/26% cabernet sauvignon/shiraz. Fermentation in a combination of stainless steel and oak, matured for a further 6 months with minimal oak contact. Juicy, spicy and fine, this isn't the bombastic and rotund performance that I recall from years gone by – the choice of fermentation vessels surely setting its expression in stone. On the floral, shaley, bouncy side of the street. Brilliant value for money. Erin Larkin
Majella The Composer Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 [WM 98]
Estate grown fruit from the Majella vineyard in Coonawarra. The Composer is a vivid dark magenta red colour with a crimson hue. Lush eucalyptus and red fruit aromas are paired with a bright, flavour filled, medium weighted palate of cassis and red berries. Subtle oak integration enhances the smooth and balanced finish. A plush, juicy and mouthwatering cabernet with great persistence of some lovely, lifted blackberry fruit laced with licorice and mint and soft and fresh lively tannins. Rating: ★★★★★; Equal Top in Category; 98 Points; Winestate Magazine; July August 2022. WINEMAKING Individual parcels of fruit are fermented in...
Marchesi Incisa della Rocchetta Valmorena Barbera d'Asti 2020
VALMORENA BARBERA D’ASTI DOCG Made with Barbera grapes Barbera is a grape varietal indigenous to Piedmont and it’s one of the most important ones from this region. Valmorena is our most authentic and traditional interpretation of Barbera wine. Thanks to the vinification and maturation carried out in stainless steel vats and partially in oak casks, Valmorena preserves all the natural freshness and fruitiness of the varietal, showing at the same time great depth and persistence. Alcohol: 13-14.5% Tasting notes Color: very intense ruby red with purple reflections. Aromatic Profile: very intense, vinous, floral, with hints...
McWilliams 480 Estate Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2019
REGION: TUMBARUMBA. Harvested from grapes grown around 480 meters these cool-climate wines in the McW 480 Estate range are filled with freshness and vibrancy. Enjoy vibrant flavours from great heights. The McW 480 Estate Chardonnay displays bright citrus and white nectarine with supporting fresh oak. A focused and linear palate which is richly textured with flinty acidity. Depth of citrus fruit flavor and drive combines with a long seamless finish.
McWilliams Show Reserve 25yo Muscat 500ml [JH 95]
TOP GOLD 2019 ROYAL HOBART WINE SHOW 2019 RIVERINA WINE REGION/OPEN WINE SHOW GOLD 2018 SYDNEY ROYAL WINE SHOW (KPMG) 2019 PERTH WINE SHOW 2019 MELBOURNE WINE SHOW 2019 NATIONAL WINE SHOW CANBERRA POINTS 95 pts – 2019 JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION 2020 95 pts – 2018 JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION 2019
Monterra Elevage McLaraen Vale Shiraz Tempranillo 2020 (SK 95)
AUD 60 at cellar door. Sam Kim, Wine orbit 95 points. Shiraz 60% Tempranillo 40% "Good depth...full-bodied and rich, deep and concentrated yet with lovely supple texture. Deliciously fruit-sweet at the core; very long finish...."Price: $60.00; Rating: 94 Points; Huon Hooke. Wine Spectator 94 points Australian Shiraz certainly gets its due, but as this selection shows, there's plenty more on offer from Down Under. #1 Monterra Elevage McLaren Vale Shiraz Tempranillo 2020: Expressive, elegant; chocolate-covered marachino cherry toasted cumin, nutmeg, vanilla bean, cigar box. Price: US $35.00; Rating: 94 Points; Wine...
Mount Pleasant Estate Semillon 2022 [JH 95]
Sourced exclusively from the Lovedale vineyard, Elizabeth has been quintessential Hunter Valley Semillon since the early days. No frills in the vinification: cool fermented for 14 days in stainless-steel tanks with cultivated yeast. Spent two months on lees before clarification and bottling. The fruit profile is the expected lime/lemon flavours, not so much the slinky acidity which makes it very much a now or later proposition – an outright bargain. 95 points. James Halliday Published 14 February 2023. This wine was formerly bottled under the "Elizabeth" label. That is now used for cellar aged...
Mount Pleasant Hunter Valley Philip Shiraz 2017 [WF 93]
93+ Points - Gary Walsh Wine Front "It’s just so nicely balanced and good to drink, and while it will age well and surely, it’s a delight right now. Fresh blackberry and raspberry, a little liquorice, rose and pepper, and a coverlet of cedar/umami oak. It’s a classic medium-bodied style with a little Hunter earthiness, balanced acidity, and gentle powdery tannin. It’s good from front to back. Really like this. It’s how you should make Hunter Shiraz." Inspired by the first visit of a reigning monarch to Australia in 1954, Mount Pleasant Philip Shiraz is the personification of a distinguished family...
Mount Pleasant Philip Shiraz 2018 [JH 95]
First made in 1953 and thought to be named in honour of Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh. Always a major part of the annual Mount Pleasant production (largely contract-grown), and for some years of modest quality and deep discounts. The quantity made these days is far less, most surprising its estate origins and its quality – a classic medium-bodied, finely balanced wine proudly flying the flag for Mount Pleasant and Hunter Valley shiraz. The great vintage was its own reward. 95 points. James Halliday Published 21 February 2023
MV3A The Album Reserve Shiraz 2019 [SK 96]
Cellar Door Price 80 aud. MV3A (McLaren Vale III Associates) is the coming together of three like-minded passion driven friends to create not only remarkable wines, but also a memorable experience and service that resonates the McLaren Vale region. A family owned and operated winery the three associates is made up by Reg Wymond and Mary and John Greer, who along with their son and Winemaker Campbell Greer share 80 years of Industry experience. A single vineyard, old vine Shiraz this fruit demanded attention from day one. It demonstrated the epitome of McLaren Vale and with that we had to be respectful. Offering magnificent fruit purity and...
O'Leary Walker (Polish/ Armagh) Cabernet 2018 [RJ 96]
Purchase 6 or more and pay 42sgd per bottle. Ray Jordan 96 points. O'Leary Walker Wines was established in 2000 by winemakers David O'Leary and Nick Walker. With over twenty five years experience and established reputations making premium wine with the big companies, these two long time friends decided to take control of their own destiny and craft small batches of wine from some of the best vineyard sites in South Australia. With a great leap of faith they are now doing exactly what they set out to. Sourced from Polish River and Armagh subregions, this wine shows blackberry and spice with mocha chocolate flavours and fine-grained...
O'Leary Walker Polish Hill Riesling 2020 [RJ 96, JH 95]
O'Leary Walker Wines was established in 2000 by winemakers David O'Leary and Nick Walker. With over twenty five years experience and established reputations making premium wine with the big companies, these two long time friends decided to take control of their own destiny and craft small batches of wine from some of the best vineyard sites in South Australia. With a great leap of faith they are now doing exactly what they set out to. "The 20th vintage and what a cracker it was in Clare. This is distinctly finer and more delicate than the Watervale wine from this vintage. It really reflects this outstanding area. Has a...
Octtava Piano Pyrenees Shiraz 2019 [SK 95]
Wine has always been an integral part of Nikki Palun's life and growing up in a family of backyard winemakers has left her with a deep-seated passion for wine. In 2014 Nikki decided that she wanted to pursue her dream of creating her own wine and started to make wines under the Octtava label, with the vision of bringing her two passions of music and wine together. Melodic high notes of cola and violets slide gracefully into a fresh cherry, mulberry and black plum riff. Step into the shadows to feel the peppery bass groove cascade over layers of luscious dark fruit that tango softly in a tight and silky embrace. Sam Kim 95 points....
Palacios Remondo La Vendimia 2019 [WA 90-91] Organic
Wine Advocate 90-91. The young 50/50 blend of Garnacha and Tempranillo from the zone of Alfaro in Rioja is the 2019 La Vendimia. It was scheduled to be bottled after mid-July 2020, after aging in oak vats and barrels for four months to add some complexity while preserving the freshness and primary character of the wine. It has a nose that combines the floral character of the Garnacha and the more serious profile of Tempranillo, with the two being quite integrated. It's juicy and lively, medium to full-bodied, with 14.3% alcohol, reflecting the heat and drought of the year. It has attractive aromas and flavors that are refined and...
Pecchenino Dogliani San Luigi 2021 DOCG
Designation: Dogliani D.O.C.G. Variety: 100% dolcetto First vintage produced: 1994 Harvest time: second / third week of September. Vinification: from grapes coming from vineyards surrounding the Dogliani winery. The territory is part of the San Luigi mention from where the name of the wine originates. The vines are cultivated with guyot and have a density of 5000 plants per Ha. The wine is the product of several vineyards with south-east, south and south-west exposures. The soil is calcareous-clayey. After pressing, the must ferments in steel tanks for 10-12 days at a temperature of 26°C. After a first racking the malolactic fermentation...
Rob Dolan True Colours Cabernet Shiraz Merlot 2017 [Trophy]
Trophy Best Dry Red Blend - Melbourne International Wine Competition 2019. The red wine for everyone. A perfect blend of cabernet sauvignon (65%), shiraz (25%) and merlot (10%) makes this red wine balanced and smooth, deliciously easy to drink and impossible not to like. Pair with spaghetti and meatballs, baked pasta dishes such as lasagne and similar veggie bakes, bean dishes with smoked ham or chorizo, pepperoni pizza. WINE NOTES Colour: deep crimson Aroma: cassis, black plum, mulberry, cedar, spice Palate: dark berries, black olive, dried herb, fine silky tannins Cellar: up to 10 years VITICULTURE Region: Yarra Valley Vineyard: Melba...
Rob Dolan True Colours Pinot Noir Rose 2020 [WS 5*]
Winestate Magazine 5 Stars. WINE NOTES Colour: pale strawberry Aroma: cherry, red currant, pomegranate + rose petals Palate: red currant, crisp, textural, dry finish, savoury. Cellar: drink fresh + youthful. #rose
Rocca delle Macie Bianco Bianco Chardonnay NV Brut
100% Chardonnay. Bianco Bianco is a naturally semi-sparkling wine made for Rocca delle Macìe in the province of Trento, within one of the most suitable areas for the cultivation of grapes intended for the production of spumante. Once harvested, the Chardonnay (100%) grapes are fermented without the skins, and then the base wine undergoes natural second fermentation. Bianco Bianco is fresh and fragrant, with overtones of just-ripe fruit. It has a fine, persistent bead that makes it suitable both as an aperitif and as an accompaniment to fried vegetable or fish platters.
Rocca di Frassinello Poggio alla Guardia Red Blend 2019 [JS 92]
James Suckling 92 points. Aromas of black fruit, currants, oyster shells, iodine, cocoa and herbs. It’s full-bodied with tight, firm tannins. Structured and savory. Winemaker Notes Deep ruby red. The nose is intense with aromas of dark plums, chocolate, spices and grilled herbs. Clean mineral notes frame the finish and confer an attractive element of freshness. Merlot 45%, cabernet sauvignon 40%, sangiovese 15% all sourced from our Maremma vineyards.
Sardus Pater Terre Fenicie Vermentino 2019 DOC
Made by famed winemaker Dr Riccardo Cotarella. Colour: straw-yellow. Nose: on the nose has a particularly fine bouquet, floral and fruity with notes of white peach and elderflower. Palate: ample and velvety, with a good balance between fruity aromas and freshness. Finishes with mineral hints. Vermentino is a white wine varietal indigenous to Sardinia but also known by other names in Italy and France. One common feature of all forms is most obviously their refreshing acidity and attractive aromas of peach, lemon peel, dried herbs and a whiff of saline minerality. Serve ice cold. The name refers to Sant’Antioco Island and to the South...
Squawking Magpie Stoned Crow Syrah 2012 [RC 17.5]
Reduced to clear. Raymond Chan 17.5/20 The Gimblett Gravels region in the north island of NZ is producing wines of great depth and complexity. This syrah is no exception. The predominant theme is midnight black fruit - coaxed to white pepper accented greatness by fabulous French oak treatment and a clear backbone of tangy acidity. This expert embrace of ripe fruit assures both early performance and a long vibrant future - filled with deepening spice, shimmering tannins and a lip-smacking length which just doesnt let go. RR 4 WEA
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- Averna, Aperol , Campari
- ALL REDS <$40
- Vintec Wine Fridges for Sale
- MANAGED CELLAR SERVICE
- Returns and Refunds Policy