Fruit for the 2018 Sauvignon Blanc was sourced from seven different sites, the various soil types, including stony old river bed, clay and silty loam, all contribute different elements to the blend.
Each parcel of fruit was kept separate in the winery. Juices were predominately fermented in stainless steel using several different treatments, however 11% of the final wine was fermented in oak and acacia puncheons and barrels. A small component of 5% was fermented on skins. Around 35% of the blend was aged on full ferment lees for six months, the remainder on light lees.
Delicious and complex - smoky aromatics, with flint, bitter lemon citrus, grapefruit and tropical hints. The palate is rich, slightly chewy, with good mouthfeel, texture and harmony. Flavours of yellow citrus, currant, papaya and sweet herbs carry through the finish.
The 2018 Chardonnay shows lovely lifted fruit from a classic Margaret River vintage together with some delicate savoury notes from solids and wild ferment.
Grapefruit, white peach and dried pear give way to barrel ferment and match stick complexities. Fine fruit flavours, wild ferment and subtle sulphides contribute a delicious savoury oyster shell or saline character to the palate, giving the wine greater complexity and overall purity.
The SRS Chardonnay was barrel fermented in...
Organic, hand-harvested, this sumptuous Chilean Malbec is deep ruby-red in colour with vibrant aromas of redcurrant and blackberries, elegantly combined with mild notes of white pepper. Medium-bodied on the palate with silky ripe tannins and a long, broad finish. An elegant wine that is easy to drink.
This is a great wine to serve with hard cheeses, such as Cheddar, Comte, Emmental and Gauda. It’s also an excellent option to accompany red meats, specially beef, lamb and burgers. Yummy!
Established in 1896 Te Mata remains a family owned company, producing a range of wines from their vineyards in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. The Syrah is bursting with black fruit combined with a hint of spice, the addition of a small amount of Viognier adds a soft floral note to the wine
A Family business for 170 years, the Samuel Collection is made to honour Yalumba’s founder, Samuel Smith. After a vine selection on this cool climate estate, half of the production is fermented in French oak barrels while the rest is put in stainless steel vats. Regular batonnage (stirring) of lees continues for...
Coming from a single block of fruit in Chile’s Casablanca Valley, the Pinot Noir grapes benefit from
a long ripening season and optimum diurnal temperature variation. Due to its proximity to the cooling influences of the Pacific Ocean it is ideal for the production of exquisite Pinot Noir.
Low fermentation temperatures are used to avoid hard extraction. There grapes are fragile so there is lots of gentle pumping over help to avoid bad tannis. The wine is aged for 3 months in French oak.
Smokey raspberry and red cherry fruit lifts effortlessly out of the glass. The palate is rich yet delicate
with plenty of crunchy red berry fruits and a supple finish. This is a wine which has plenty of hand
crafted charm. FOOD MATCH Goose and duck immediately spring to mind… but also great with mushroom based dishes, BBQ meats and patés.
Located in the sought after region of La Consulta in Argentina’s Uco Valley, renowned winemaker, Karim Mussi Saffie is producing terroir driven wines from vines up to 100 years old. Sustainable practices are at the core of...
Measuring 60km from one side to the other, the vineyard is a vast, flat piece of land. Made using Shiraz and Mataro grapes, this is a bright and flavourful Australian red. Perfect for a summer BBQ!
Suitable for our vegetarian and vegan customers.
Made from 100% Malbec grapes from La Consulta, San Carlos, Uco Valley vineyards (Mendoza) at 1 100 metres above the sea level.
After a minucius selection in the vineyard, the grapes are fermented in a stainless less tank then they will age in American oak barriques for 6 months.
A classic intense ripe red fruits, plum, smoke and dark chocolate aromas. The palate is full bodied with some smooth tannins and gentle acidity that all carry the brambly fruit, sweet smoke and hint of meatiness. Alcohol is well balanced (13.5%) with a great long finish.
The full bodied Grand Vin of the Dominus estate starts with elegant black cherry evolving towards well structured tannins. Early bottling has preserved more fruit character in this vintage. The Bordeaux style blend includes 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc, 9% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot.
A brilliant South African Shiraz from a great vintage. Fresh, vibrant, black & red fruit with a bright mineral palate and a long finish.
The final blend is aged on lees for an extended period in French oak barrels along with around 15% from the previous vintage. This ensures a more complex wine with greater palate weight and mouthfeel.
A great partner to homemade burgers or sticky spare ribs.
A bright and juicy Merlot with an attractively soft, creamy, chocolatey nose and a palate of dusky spice. Lush, ripe and deep in hue, this is a plump and sensuous Merlot with flavours of hedgerow fruits and a fine, gently leafy finish. A touch of elegance is achieved by using a modest amount (10%) of oak.
Try with Grilled lamb, pasta with a tomato-based sauce, chorizo and butterbean stew, spicy sausages and mash.
Known as one of the worlds most beautiful wine estates, Klein Constantia dates back to the late 1600's and produces some of South Afica's most highly rated wines. This Sauvignon Blanc is no exception, bright and inviting with citrus notes on the nose. The palate is very well balanced with just the right amount of acidity to compliment the fresh fruitiness.
From old vine vineyards in the Lodi region of central California. Zinfandel grapes, lightly crushed to create this blush wine.
Luscious strawberry ice cream on the nose supported by a bright, berry fruited palate and an off-dry finish.
Vineyard in Maipu (Mendoza) at 800 m above the sea level.
An elegant aromas of white juicy peach, stone fruit especially apricot, honeysuckle. The palate is dry with a combination of passion fruit, candied lemon with orchard fruits flavour. Good intensity with a low alcohol contain (12.5%vol), nice refreshing finish.