A soft and juicy shiraz from the Limestone Coast region.
Nose: Fragrant red fruit and rose aromas.
Palate: Juicy red fruit flavours with a clean and fruity finish.
The wine has a medium intensity ruby colour. On the nose there are flavours of mulled strawberries and crisp raw raspberries, white pepper and fresh baking yeast. The palate displays more black cherry fruit as well as fennel seed, other light anise notes and hints of baked clay as well as a few notes of fresh yeast. The tannin is low in quantity but short in structure. This is an easy going wine driven by primary fruit. Consume in 1 to 3 years. The wine doesn’t have a strong oak influence and is made in a savoury syrah style.
A fruity and easy drinking merlot from the Limestone Coast region.
Nose: Sweet red fruit aromas.
Palate: Lovely supple red fruit flavours with a fresh and juicy finish.
Medium ruby colour. The nose displays notes of marzipan and sweet candy. Mulberry and red cherries, herbal notes (roast capsicum and olive brine and slight mintiness). There is a viscous texture that is contrasted by pronounced acidity. The herbal notes come out further on the palate. There are oak notes present in the form of milk chocolate. The chocolate and spicier herbal notes are representative of typical merlot. Medium length finish. There is a rich texture on the front palate with overt acid on the finish. This wine will benefit with age with a drinking window of 3 to 5 years.
A luscious and elegant red blend from the Barossa Valley region.
Nose: Bold dark fruit aromas.
Palate: A complex and harmonious mix of blackberry, blackcurrant and redcurrant flavours with a long juicy finish.
Deep ruby core. There is a significant oak signature on this wine. Aromas of crème brulée / vanilla work together with fruit notes of black jubey confectionary and black berry sherbet. The palate shows a step up in tannin quality and quantity from the previous wine . There are blueberry notes that are both stewed and raw. The oak is more integrated on the palate than on the nose. It comes through as a saw-dusty note on the palate. More structurally complete and balanced in weight. The tannins are broad and though it is drinkable now, the wine will benefit with food and bottle age.
A quality shiraz from the Pyrenees regions.
Nose: Lovely sweet black fruit aromas.
Palate: Juicy concentrated blackberry flavours are complemented by subtle French oak notes. It finishes with an impressively long, clean finish.
A deep ruby core. The nose is harmonised with notes of stewed black cherry notes as well as a touch of black pepper and juniper. The oak presents as quite mocha in character. This wine is generously textured with glyceric mouthfeel and it almost has the illusion of sugar. Lots of stewed blueberries on the palate. The tannin is well integrated and has the finest grain. A hedonistic and fruit driven wine, it is drinking well now and will do so up to 5 years. Good length and persistence of flavour.
A quality shiraz from the famous McLaren Vale region.
Nose: Complex aromas of red and black fruits with spicy oak notes.
Palate: Flavours of sweet blackberry and some liquorice with a soft and juicy finish.
Deep ruby with slight garnet tints. There are aromas of smoked ham, juniper and black pepper as well as some sweet stewed cherry notes. There’s a subtle woodiness coming through on the nose that is grainy in profile. On the palate the wine is sweetly fruited with a generous texture that is followed by cool acidity. There is a light and finely grained tannin and there are fruit notes which are plummy with aniseed spice. Medium-length, this is a wine for earlier consumption.
A quality red blend from the famous Barossa Valley region in South Australia.
Nose: Plush aromas of red and black fruits.
Palate: Complex and concentrated flavours of blackcurrants and blackberries that linger on to a long and juicy finish. Whilst ready to enjoy now, it will gain interest with careful cellaring.
Moderate ruby core. On the nose, there is a strong oak presence that is more commonly attributed to old-school Barossa styles - aromas of vanilla, dill as well a black cherry and blackcurrant fruit character. The fruit characters in the wine are subdued due to youth. The acidity on the palate is high and mouth watering, providing a structural counterpoint. There is a large quantity of fine tannin imparted by the oak and this balances the silky texture of the wine. The fruit is cabernet driven with lots of currants and a slight blackcurrant bush herbal note. Length is moderate plus.
This super premium shiraz was made from high quality fruit, the majority of which was hand harvested from very old vines dry grown in the Barossa Valley. It was wild fermented and aged for 24 months in a combination of new and used French oak vessels made by the finest French coopers.
Tasting note: A highly perfumed nose featuring a complex and heady array of fruit and subtle oak aromas. Deeply concentrated fruit flavours of blackberry, plum, blueberry and mulberry are joined by fine oak flavours on the seductively silky, velvety palate. The finish is extremely long and refined. Although approachable now, this superb wine will reward extended cellaring.
A deep vibrant violet core with ruby tints. The most vibrant colouring of the wines. On the nose, there are aromas of violet candies, black cherries and blueberry jubes. There’s also a slight clove and cinnamon spice that is likely imparted by the oak maturation of the wine. The palate is fresh and savoury with notes of black olive, sage, and a slight ferrous earthiness. The fruit is plummy and the wine is driven by long, fine and plentiful tannin. Balanced and young with 1 to 2 years before its drinking window opens. A wine with good finesse.
Region: McLaren Vale
Vibrant red purple in colour, this wine show intense aromatics of blueberries, lavender and ripe black currants and dark cherries. The palate is generous complex and filled with fresh primary fruits working in harmony with varietal characters such as cassis, dried herbs and exotic spices. Sweet French Oak characters offer another layer of complexity on the pallet while structural tannis provide support and intensity. Enjoy now or be rewarded with careful cellaring.
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