Primary fruit driven with plums and black cherries. Sweet front palate, smooth, liquorice, dark chocolate and maraschino cherries. Medium bodied with noticeable acidity as expected from this grape variety. Medium finish.
Cool climate nettle and green sugar snap aromas on the nose. Fresh vibrant medium bodied on the palate. Some yeasty lees flavours producing a creamy texture that underpins an herbaceous edge and creates a complex palate. Medium finish. This wine kept improving in the glass so do not overchill.
toasty, lanolin notes showing some early ageing. Creamy lemon pith palate but balanced by vibrant acidity. Medium bodied juicy lemon driven flavours producing a medium finish. Impressive.
One of 4 different Gruner Veltliner’s produced by Hahndorf Hill. This one has orange peel mixed in with wet stony minerality on the nose. A delicious dry ,rich, textured palate. Medium bodied with a touch of a warm finish. Extremely satisfying.
Ideal summer wine for lunch at 8.6% abv. Off dry wine full of tropical fruits such as mango and passion fruits. Acid balanced the RS perfectly. Easy, drink early style. What is not to like about this.
Green peppercorns, earthy, cedar with an underlay of dark cherries and blackberry leaf. Dry medium bodied with soft tannins. Liqueur cherries & blackcurrant flavours. Medium intensity and finish.
Medium intense nose full of citrus, limes, pears with a touch of stone fruit. Racy and drying palate with high acidity. Fresh and light bodied with blossom floral flavours and a medium finish. Sourced from Juliet Cullen grapes grown at 630 meters above sea level.
Sweet floral and cooking spices with black cherry, a hint of vanilla oak. Dry medium bodied with more cherries on the palate. Negligible tannins. Primary fruit driven making a soft easy drinking wine, round and soft.
Lovely lemon pith and sherbet nose with hints of tropical fruits such as pineapple. A touch of residual sugar, which you hardly notice, on the palate that is expertly balanced by high acidity. A lovely long finish with a high degree of extract that is Germanic in its character. Peach and apricot flavours. The fruit is key, it’s ripe and rich and holds your attention. Great wine.
Floral nose, a hint herbal and a little withdrawn. But eventually opens up to redcurrant aromas. Dry, medium bodied wine with dry mouth puckering tannins which dominant the finish. Plenty of structure on this wine.
Earthy cooking spice, mocha and sweet leather nose. Well balanced primary fruit driven palate. Medium bodied, fairly high chewy tannins. Medium plus finish. Elegant Hunter wine.
Red cherry, herbal and white pepper driven. Elegant dry medium – palate. Cedar oak and maraschino cherry driven flavours. Medium acidity with a juicy cherry driven finish.
Primary driven red cherry and redcurrant nose. Dry, medium bodied with vibrant acidity. Red cherry, redcurrants on the palate with a firm tannic finish. Well structured Hunter Shiraz.
Blueberry driven wine supported by cedar oak. Soft, juicy wine on the palate. Round, well balanced tannins. But a overall Juicy primary fruit driven wine. Nice easy drinking shiraz.
Red cherries, and a hint reductive. Earthy with a touch of leather. Palate is medium bodied, dry with chalky tannins. Medium acidity. Well balanced palate, Medium finish. Complex and elegant wine.
The nose is driven by primary red fruits. Red cherries, hint of sweet coconut new oak. Gentle palate, dry, medium bodied, sweet red fruit with medium tannins. Savoury cinnamon flavours on the finish.
New oak driven, earthy, medium bodied, dry, well balanced, elegant drinking. Blackberry and black cherry flavours on the palate. Medium length with a medium tannic finish. Ken Helm is an iconic, irrepressible winemaker and scientist in the District notching up over 45 vintages.
Earthy cedar oak nose with accompanying blackberry and cassis aromas. Well balanced, nice primary fruit. Medium bodied. Juicy blackberry and plum notes. Medium intensity and finish. Elegant.
Deep earthy, pencil shavings and perfumed pot pourri notes. Elegant measured palate. Dry sticky tannins producing a long savoury finish. 89% Merlot, 7% Cabernet and Shiraz.
Philip Shaw’s label. A legendary winemaker and the genius behind Rosemount wines.
Elegant wine showing a deft hand. Ripe redcurrant and cranberry nose. Well balanced gently primary red fruit, medium bodied, dry with a long finish.
42% Cabernet Sauvignon 24% Shiraz 17% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc.
Showing some pleasant bottle development. Leafy, herbal, blackcurrant aromas. Dry savoury palate. Acid and tannins drive the palate. Firm full bodied wine which expresses the variety.
Inviting cherries and earthy, cedar notes. Dry medium bodied, hints of mocha and blueberries. Fine dry light tannins with balanced acidity. Medium finish
Inviting pungent cherry red berry nose. Dry, medium acid, firm palate with more cherries on the palate, medium length. Attractive rose with some fleshy notes.
Traditional and classic Australian chardonnay. The nose displays butter, yeast and leesy vanilla notes. Elegant, well balanced palate with good levels of acidity and a long savoury finish. Accomplished winemaking.
Vanilla new oak nose with leesy butter notes. Medium intensity on the palate, dry, medium bodied wine with soft acidity. Medium finish. Flavour of honey, butter and brioche.
Gently white peach and pear nose, hints confectionary mazipan and almond nuts. Dry, medium acidity, medium bodied, elegant palate with a medium finish
Stoney, minerally nose with a touch of toast. Dry, good vibrant acidity that support the palate. Minerally and stony showing no sign of age yet. Chalk dry finish. A wine for the long haul. This wine has not been released yet (27/12/21) so price is a rough guide.
Showing least development of the three single vineyard Tyrrell’s wines. Hints of talcum powder, with floral and lime aromas.
Juicy lime driven palate but still the least acidic of the three, more riper softer flavour, eminently quaffable.
Beginning its journey into tertiary development. Subtle hints of toast, wet wool and butter notes of medium – intensity. Tighter more refined elegant palate than HVD Semillon. Acid supports the wine until the lemon primary fruit finish kicks in. Overall better acid profile a hint leaner than HVD. Grown in the south of the region on sand with some clay.
Primary fruit driven with plum and black cherry aromas. Smooth, sweet front palate with cherry ripe, licorice and dark chocolate flavours. Medium bodied with noticeable acidity that is typical of this grape variety. Overall it is well balanced with soft tannins. Good example.
Nettle and green sugar snap pea aromas. Dry, medium bodied wine. Textured and creamy palate that shows a touch of lees stirring, this underpins an herbaceous edge. Medium finish. Well made wine.
Showing some nice tertiary development. Toasty aromas with lanolin. Lovely vibrant palate displaying vibrant acidity. Medium bodied with a juicy lemon driven palate. Medium finish.
Citrus, orange peel, wet stone and minerally aromas. Dry, rich, textured palate. Medium bodied with good middle palate acidity. Chalk minerally finish. Great example of this Austrian grape variety.
Floral, blossom fragrant nose, with white peach and mandarins. Lovely balanced palate with high acidity but some riper fruit sitting underneath the lengthen the palate. Green apple flavours with acidity that supports the wine along its journey on the palate. Long finish. Classic Hunter Semillon
Beginning its journey into tertiary development. Toast, wet wool and lanolin notes of medium intensity. Dry with zesty acidity that fades and softens on the back palate to a lemon slightly honey finish. Plantings from 1908 the wine is named after the old distillery.