This has full ripe Pinot Gris spiciness in the nose, with a lovely lemon lift. It is medium weight, but with a full, stony impact on the palate, where it is long and satisfying with good acidity. No malolactic fermentation is allowed, so the wine retains a bright crisp citrus acidity. Attractive peach fruit. creamy texture, very slightly off-dry.
Rich gold in colour, this wine delights with mellow aromatics, which are reminiscent of pear, apple, quince, dough and cream, with a touch of wood smoke. On the palate, generous flavours of baked apple, quince, cream, nuts and pastry.
The Foundry Grenache Block was awarded Platter`s South African White of the year in 2015. The wine has lifted floral aromas with hints of lemon cream and white stone fruit. The palate is rich but restrained with focused, pure fruit, minerally mid palate with characteristic rich, fleshy mouthfeel and texture and has a long finish with a citrus tang.
The white grapes were pressed before the fermentation started at 18°C. The wine was fortified using natural grape spirit, which caused the fermentation to stop and left a sweet wine with 16% alcohol, relatively light in alcohol for a fortified wine. The wine was then aged for seven years in old, large oak barrels.
The robe is a light yellow with an average intensity. The disk is bright, limpid and transparent. The wine has a youthful character.The nose is varietal, with slight smoky and cocoa flavours Airing reveals more fruity notes, apricots and peach.The onset in the mouth is fresh, delicate and moderately ample. One finds again of ripe fruit.
Marlborough Pinot Gris which is whole bunch pressed to give its oaty creaminess pleasure on the palate with flavours of stone fruits and white pear. The Seddon vineyard has a climate that gives the wine a richly textured palate. A different grape for you to discover and enjoy.
Rich and bold, this Zinfandel is hand harvested from select, sustainably grown Old Vine blocks from 35 to 104 years old. Gently pressed, this wine goes through an extended fermentation to further enhance the zesty black fruit flavors that have made this irresistible wine our most popular and sought after offering.
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.
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.
Golden yellow in colour, clean and bright. This is a supremely elegant, complex white that has enticing floral , citrus and toasted nut aromas. Very good acidity and a delicate mouth feel. Fruity finish with persistent freshness. Ideal with Spanish dishes such as paella and seafood.
On the nose spicy undertones enhance the briary raspberry and blackberry perfumes characteristic of the Seghesio Zinfandel. On the palate it is full-bodied, with lush fruit character interwoven with fine, integrated tannins and a long, smooth finish.
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.
The iconic Ridge Lytton Springs is a blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Carignan and Mourvedre from the Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma County. The wine presents jammy raspberry fruit with pepper, mint and sweet toasted oak. Brambly fruit on the palate, sensuous and well defined tannins and balanced acidity.
A deep and powerful Californian Zinfandel, full of bright red fruit. The core of this blend comes from the Cortina Vineyard planted in 1972 in Dry Creek Valley. This site is named after the gravelly loam soils prevalent up and down Dry Creek Valley.
The San Lorenzo vineyard was purchased by the Seghesios in 1896. The blend for `The Pearl` is a result of the century old field blend of 69% Zinfandel, 15% Petite Sirah, 5% Carignan and 10% mixed reds that include Grand Noir, Alicante, Negrette and Mataro. The nose has layered complexity with black plums, raspberries and cigar box aromas.