"Deep, dark red-purple: impressive for a merlot. This is a concentrated merlot, powerful and deep, ripe and loaded with extract ... surprisingly big and dark for an Aussie merlot. Its development will be interesting to follow." © HuonHooke.com April 2012
Made from the finest cool-climate Shiraz this wine is a vibrant pink colour, packed full of lifted strawberry and raspberry aromas and a fresh juicy palate of the same berries with good fruit weight and crisp acidity.
Intense rich, full apple flavours with aromas of apple blossom and a clean crisp medium sweet finish. Summer beckons for this appley take on Moscato. Serve chilled with a brunch of pancakes and fruit or a fresh fig and goats curd salad.
With rich and intense fruit flavours of red berries, blueberries, cherries and cream with a refined cool-climate Shiraz backbone, it’s no wonder this wine was just voted one of the best Shiraz in the world.
A crisp balanced sparkling wine by traditional Methode Champenoise from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. A refined style with biscuit and faint citrus aromas reflected in the palate with fine persistent beads. Enjoy as an aperitif or with a wide range of food.
A bright and lively wine with fresh passionfruit, banana and paw paw aromas. Tropical notes continue through to compliment lime zest flavours on the palate. The crisp structure and clean finish are trademarks of Windowrie's Mill Verdelho.
"Bright straw green, an attractive wine that has evolved slowly and surely over 18months offering quite a luscious mix of white peach, cashew and honey nuances neatly balanced by acidity" James Halliday
"Superb clarity and piercing fragrance ..." Nick Stock (92 pts). The bouquet shows enticing, lifted passionfruit and tropical aromas, with fresh, pure flavour. Zesty gooseberry combines with citrus & mineral notes for clean, lingering finish. Exceptional vintage, stunning wine.
This wine has a great textural quality with an attractive bouquet of pear and rose petal aromas. The palate gives fresh flavours of nectarine, nashi pear and crème caramel with flinty mineral notes on the finish. "... offering superb depth, impressive balance and plenty of attractive bright flavour." Nick Stock (93 pts).
Vibrant cherry red in colour. Fresh berry, tropical fruit, and confectionery aromas and on the palate fruity plum and cherry flavours with a sweet, spicy finish. Easy drinking wine best enjoyed chilled as a young wine.
Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier were chosen to create this lovely fresh Rosé which is bright translucent pale pink in colour. Aromas of glazed cherries and cream follow onto the palate with strawberry fruit flavours and a clean balanced finish. Enjoy chilled with friends and family!
Bright ruby red in colour and appealing aromas of ripe plummy fruit, cardamom spice, subtle oak and mature chocolate. The flavours generally follow on from the aromas with sweet dark plum fruit up front, a rich chocolate mid palate and a lingering soft tannin and spicy finish.
This sophisticated, dry Rosé is made from a blend of Blaufränkisch and Trollinger grapes. With its aromatic nose and palate of freshly-crushed raspberries, quinces and cider-apples, this is the perfect wine for all seafood. Also magical with chilli-based food & chocolate.
Light ruby in colour with subtle purple hues. The aroma suggests bright forest fruits while the palate is fresh with berry flavours, crisp acidity and a dry finish. This is a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon from the Southern Highlands. Perfect for alfresco summer dining.
This wine is a deep red garnet colour with purple hues. The nose exhibits red cherries, white pepper and cedary notes. The palate has generous upfront shiraz fruit harmoniously integrated with a subtle acid finish.
A full bodied wine with flavours of ripe dark berries, eucalypt, mint
leaves, earth and cedary oak. Fine tannins create an elegant finish with lingering chocolate flavours.
A delicate blush of colour in the glass with lifted rose petal and honeyed pear aromas. The palate gives fresh flavours of nectarine, nashi pear and crème caramel with flinty mineral notes on the finish. Just delicious!
combining intricately with a crumbly earthiness. (Tony Love, The Advertiser)
Bright straw-green; three months in oak has not dimmed the brightness of the gooseberry, citrus and stone fruit flavours; good acidity also helps. Screwcap. 13.5% alc. Rated 91 by James Halliday 2011 Australian Wine Companion
The warm & dry 2008 vintage produced small berries resulting in concentrated rich flavours. This lovely zippy blend has aromas of lemon zest & floral undertones. The palate is refreshing & crisp with citrus characteristics of lemon and grapefruit.
This quintessential Shiraz Cabernet from low-yielding vines, was aged in top quality French oak. The grapes were picked six weeks later than usual, resulting in a silky medium-bodied wine of great fruit intensity with attractive dusty tannins. The Nation’s top palates love it too!
100% estate grown and picked from a single vineyard, 615 meters above sea level. The wine offers rich and intense fruit power with a classic structure and has excellent length and depth. Vibrant crimson purple in colour, aromas of black cherry and exotic spices.The palate shows redberries, blueberries and finishes with subtle aniseed.
Known for its 'drinkability' factor at a terrific pricepoint, this wine has been finessed and refined over 40 vintages. The Cabernet contributes structure and ripe blackcurrent flavours, complimented by plum and dusty raspberry characters of Merlot. A nice and uncomplicated balance of juicy flavours and soft velvetty tannins.
This is a superb wine showing all the signs of a classic Riesling - a fruit driven Riesling showing the quality of our "Yaraandoo" vineyard. Pale yellow colour. Lemon and lime fruit. This intense Riesling has depth and freshness with good acidity and length.
"If you like the smell of passionfruit you'll love this ... and considering its assertive flavours, this wine has wonderful elegance" Jeff Collerson
Five Friends Cabernet Shiraz 2008 is crafted from grapes grown in the Central Ranges, Australia. A well balanced palate with bright juicy cherry and plum flavours underpinned by classic Cabernet Sauvignon flavours of chocolate and bell peppers and supple, ripe tannins.
The Drogemullers deliver ever-reliable value here with classic sweet ripe red cherries, hints of milk chocolate and earthy pinot underbrush. The palate's built on light tannin and bright acid that ensures juicy youthful appeal
Vibrant, deep cherry red colour, with blue hues on the rim. The nose is alive with generous blueberries and spicy oak notes. The velvety palate has great structure and abundant varietal shiraz fruit, silky tannins and a more-ish aftertaste.
This stand out wine is rich with dark chocolate, dense blackcurrant and red berries. A subtle touch of mint is rounded out by some stylish French oak. Full of flavour yet well balanced and smooth with great structure and character.
'Nebbiolo is notoriously difficult to get right, and decent examples usually come at a high price. We’re not sure what Thorn-Clarke’s secret is, but we hope it keeps doing it!' Campbell Mattinson & Gary Walsh
The bouquet shows savoury herbs and spice with vibrant berry notes. The palate has lifted fruit with complex, savoury characters and finishes with the late palate tannins that are the signature of the variety.
The nose is a lovely combination of elegant peach and lime fruit and complexity of oak characters. Soft and creamy in the mouth. This wine will match any pork or chicken dish with white wine and cream sauce.