Lifted blue fruits, blood plum, ripe blackberries and Christmas pudding-like spice flow out of the glass with spicy pepper, and hints of bramble and dark chocolate. Generous mouth filling sweet blackberry, raspberry and plums cover the palate with lashings of sweet spice.
Salice is a soft yet full-flavoured red from southern Puglia. It is perhaps the best-known appellation of the region for its inviting fruit character, blending local varieties Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera. Its distinctive plum and chocolate character has an attractive underlying leather and mineral flavours.
From Matelica the most interesting zone of Verdicchio. Pale, lemon yellow in colour, the 2009 is fresh and aromatic, with perfumes of white flowers and a touch of acacia honey. On the palate it is intense, with lovely depth of ripe, peachy fruit with a lemon twist on the finish.
Great value blend of Syrah Grenache Tempranillo and Mourvedre from the Barossa. Deep red, with aromas of cherry and spice. Fruity, earthy and a little spicey. Perfect with red meats, barbeque and cheese. All that for pocket change !
This is a serious wine with aromatics of dark plum, cherry, spice and earthy undertones. The palate is generous and rich and does not disappoint with these characters shining through, coupled with dark berries. A long tannin structure integrated with new and older French oak make this wine one that will age very well.
This Shiraz has intense red and black cherry fruits that dominate the palate, heightened by the growing presence of blue florals and pepper spice. The tannins are chewy, which is just what you want from this kind of wine, with subtle oak and fine acidity on the finish which carry the wine to achieve amazing length and balance.
Bin No 1 Shiraz is a classic, cool climate, aromatic Shiraz, made in a style that is perfumed, spicy and peppery, yet well balanced with no overt dominance of alcohol. It’s a great match with food - particularly dishes like spring lamb.
A strong, spicy Shiraz from South Australia which is well balanced with complex rich,
expressive leathery palate and a hint of smoky American oak. Soft tannins and
intense red berry fruit continue on the long finish with intense flavours of dark
chocolate and spice.
A great pairing for red meat dishes.
An intriguing nose of rose petals and summer pudding of lifted red fruits, berries and a little lime marmalade from the co-fermentation with the aromatic Eden Valley Riesling. Wild cherries, blueberries, and mulberries and an impressive stucture balanced by spicy, supple oak and soft velvety tannins.
Aromas of blackberry, plum and chocolate are given an element of spice from 18 months maturation in American oak barrel. It is a powerful Shiraz, richly flavoured with candied fruits, game and mineral nuances, long and satisfying.
Mitolo’s vision is to create individual, handcrafted premium wines built on passion and an uncompromising commitment to quality. Deep purple in colour, this wine shows bright, vibrant, rich fruit. On the nose an abundance of blue and black berries, with mocha and a hint of spice.
Golden in colour, this wine has a layered bouquet, reminiscent of vanilla, butterscotch, almonds and nuts. Aromas of mimosa and ripe Golden Delicious apples continue on the complex palate, which has a fresh finish. There is also a mineral edge to the ripe, round flavours of wildflower honey.
Blend of Shiraz with a tiny bit of Viognier, the white aromatic variety. Aromas of violets and peppercorns, nutmeg and blue fruits. Rich and smooth on the palate with soft velvety tannins and flavours of fruit compote with savoury charcuterie notes. Juicy, with medium weight and good balance. Very drinkable, doesn`t knock you over the head.
Produced since 1954, the Salice Salentino Riserva has an intense ruby-red colour with garnet hints. Concentrated aromas of black cherries and blackberry complement notes of basil, and sweet spices thanks to the time in barrel. On the palate, the wine is smooth and balanced with velvety tannins. Long on the finish.
Shiraz fanatic and flamboyant winemaker, Geoff Merrill has made as stunning McLaren Vale red wine. Dark and youthful in colour, the nose shows subtle toasty oak, moving to fruit aromas of spice and fresh berries.
This wine is a project formed between two very good English cricketers (Ian Botham & Bob Willis) and one very good Australian winemaker (Geoff Merrill). The wine is full bodied showing notes of blackberry, leather and anise. It ends with a lovely dry finish.
This beautiful wine from Moncaro, based in The Marche region of Italy is dense straw yellow in colour with green notes. On ageing, this award winning wine develops a golden-yellow hue. On the nose the wine is incredibly intense with strong fruity aromas lifted by hints of citrus, honey and floral notes.
Boutique Coonawarra estate with classic eucalypt notes. The Wild Goat Shiraz has it all going on. Fruity with hints of chocolate, mint and vanilla bean influence from the oak. Great stuff. Great value Oz classic for not much money.
Quality sparkling red from The Barossa. Beautifully deep in colour with a persistent fine bead. The bouquet shows hints of satsuma, plum and black cherry leading to an explosion of dark exotic fruits on the palate. A very special sparkling red for times of celebration.
Old School Shiraz with deep flavours a pure fruit character and a more approachable price point from Mitolo. Deep bright crimson, with bright perfumes of raspberry, cherry cola and nicely integrated vanilla and cedar oak. Intense flavours of raspberry and cedarwood, the Angela has a real energy thanks to lively acidity and freshness.
Deep, black-red in colour, with perfumes of dark cherry, aniseed and blackcurrant on the nose, giving way to good structure on the palate, ripe, silky tannins and a broad, spiced, savoury fruit character. it is spicy and rich to the finish.