Aromatic, ripe nectarines, apricots and lemons together with lovely oriental spices. Silky mouthfeel with honeyed stone fruit with a little pastry. Rich and citrusy with a bit of sherbet on the finish. There`s lots going on and it`s delicious! Great with fish, chicken and anything with a bit of spice.
Partial wild yeast barrel fermentation & aged in old barrels on yeast lees. Complex & interesting. Vibrant honeysuckle blossom intermingles with the headiness of papaya salsa, spiked with a pinch of lemon pepper.
A Rhone style white from Franco Lourens, assistant winemaker to Chris Alheit. This is a blend of Grenache Blanc, Verdelho, Roussanne and Chenin from the Western Cape, whole bunch pressed and fermented in old French oak. Rich and expressive with ripe citrus, stone fruit and floral notes. The palate has a crisp acidity with weight and texture.
Made by one of the best young winemakers in Burgundy, Gregory Patriat, this wine is stunning. The fruit is sourced from a tiny lieu-dit (plot of vines) from the village of Ige (one of the best in the Macconnais). The wine is quite full bodied and shows notes of peach, citrus fruits, vanilla & grapes.
One of the most exciting estates to have emerged from Italy in recent years, Poggio al Tesoro is a 70 hectare property in Bolgheri acquired in 2001 by the Allegrini family with their US importer, Leonardo Lo Cascio. The first vineyard they bought is next door to Ornellaia and was previously rented by them.
A classic zesty Pinot Gris from Adelaide Hills. Hand picked and whole bunch pressed, 20% barrel fermented. A fragrant nose of Nashi pear and spice leads to a richly structured palate of delicious orchard fruit, cinnamon and nutmeg, with fine acidity and elegant length. Enjoy with Asian and spicy dishes.
A deliciously balanced old-world style, the nose has concentrated lime fruit with hints of honeysuckle and stony minerality. Medium to full bodied, the palate is intense with rich, balanced flavours of mandarin and ripe apple. Layered and complex, citrus fruits and wet slate continue throughout.
Grown in this northern climate and on the stone\flint plateau overlooking the Loire River this is a classic example of cracking winemaking and low yielding Sauvignon Blanc vines producing fantastic grapes. This dry white displays a classic smokey, lime and mineral influenced flavour reflective of the region`s flinty soils.
Nestled at the bease of Mt Torrens in the Adelaide Hills, Lobethal Road produce wines with a distinctive cool climate character. Hand picked on 23rd March and whole bunch pressed into seasoned French barriques. A delicate floral nose with hints of nectarine leads to a textured palate of spiced honey, wild herbs and grapefruit notes.
A rich and concentrated blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon from the Constantia Valley, this barrel fermented wine combines oak and tropical fruit flavours with a well-integrated minerality. An elegant wine with exceptional balance and length and fantastic ageing potential.
Originally a section of the Groot Constantia estate, Eagles Nest is a high quality estate with winemaking/growing by Kevin Watt and Cape legend, Martin Meinert.The only white is Viognier, planted at the insistence of Executive Director, Peter Stewart, who loves the variety.
The Story Marsanne Roussane Viogner is produced from the only Marsanne and Roussanne planted in the Grampians region, with grapes from the Westgate vineyard, home to some of the best Shiraz they produce. The wine is fermented using natural yeasts and undergoes a secondary malolactic fermentation.
This White Saint-Joseph is a blend of Marsanne and Roussanne. A brilliant green gold colour. The nose shows very pure floral aromas that mingle with citrus and preserved fruit. On the palate, the wine has similar flavours, with an added touch of honey. Its finish is clean and clear, with flavours of flowers and fresh almonds.
A blend of Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne from El Dorado in California. The 2016 Smithereens is a balanced, medium-bodied expression of a blend, with just the right amount of structure, acid, and fruit.
Another superb wine from the Donnhoff range! This is a Trocken Riesling that shows lovely notes of flowers, spice and peach. The palate is dry but the nose makes the drinker believe it is much sweeter. Great value for money.
Pale white gold in color with a youthful and protective greenish tint, vibrant with classic aromas of saffron, passion fruit, lemon candy, ginger, sweet oak spices, cinnamon, and a mineral saline note.
This stunning Rousanne, Chardonnay, Chenin blend is made in very small quantities and a true hidden gem to own. The grapes are grown on the Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge property, Hemelrand. Yellow apple, peach and apricot as well as ginger and spice. Great depth of flavour and pleasantly oily in texture.
This Gruner Veltliner hails from Gaisberg, a sub region in Kamptal also known as the little brother of Heiligenstein. The wine is a deep yellow green, with aromas of quince, blood orange and honeydew melon, with excellent spicy fruit characters, it is a dry wine but has a delicate sweetness, and well balanced acidity on the palate.
A rich and enticing blend of Chenin Blanc and Viognier from Swartland. City on a Hill is made by Andre Bruyns, assistant winemaker to David and Nadia Sadie. The wine presents ripe stone fruit, honeyed notes and a touch of hay on the nose. Ripe and fleshy on the palate, with concentrated fruit and textural lees complexity.
Voski hails from one of the oldest wine growing regions in the world in Armenia. A blend of native grape varieties Voskeat and Grandmak, this is a complex and rich white. The wine is floral and spicy with vibrant stone fruit. Fresh on the palate with vivid acidity and a layered complexity, this is a serious white with real depth.
Crystal clear, straw yellow with golden hues. The nose is characterised by a fine and elegant aromatic concentration with notes of citrus and white melon, followed by orange blossom, white rose and sage. Surprisingly crisp and fresh, the palate has a delicate persistence with sweet citrus and melon flavours. Residual Sugar 100g/l
The Beaumont Vitruvia 2015 maiden vintage was a brilliant vintage with close to perfect growing conditions. . Sebastian Beaumont has created a white blend formed from old vine Chenin, Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Semillon and Colombard. It is perfectly balanced, dry, yet rich and delicate and has oodles of class.
This is a very good white wine from the excellent Domaine Chevalier. The wine shows notes of citrus, honey and hay on the nose. The palate has a perfect combination of lemon citrus and stone fruit, intermingled with a hint of vanilla and spice.