Red Wines

Clare Growers Clare Valley Shiraz

by admin on October 9, 2011

A rich Shiraz the Clare Growers Clare Valley Shiraz is sourced from four separate vineyards in the Clare Valley of South Australia, to maximise complexity and style.  The area experienced excellent Spring conditions, resulting in full foliage and a crop that ripened evenly under good conditions as the season developed. Comprised of beautifully balanced fruit [...]

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Petaluma Bridgewater Mill Shiraz

by admin on October 9, 2011

Petaluma Bridgewater Mill Shiraz from the Adelaide Hills in South Australia complements vibrant foods and good friends. When the winemakers at Petaluma created this fine wine he combined stunning cool climate Adelaide Hills fruit which has produced a wine of freshness and purity.  Drawing from vines in higher altitude vineyards, Bridgewater goes hand in hand [...]

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Fifth Leg Shiraz Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

by admin on September 3, 2011

Showing lifted berry aromas of blackberry, cherry and blueberry, framed by spicy, savoury oak. With subtle cigar box and minty undertones, the theme continues on the palate with vibrant berry flavours and excellent oak integration. Fifth leg is ideal with spicy Italian sausages.

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Capel Vale Debut 2008 Shiraz

by admin on September 3, 2011

Capel Vale’s Debut series of ready to drink wines are designed to present the optimal fruit characters from each variety of grape grown in its most suitable vineyards in cool climate Western Australia. This rich, flaboursome and fruity Shiraz shows strong cool climate pepper and spice characters enhanced with sublte oaky notes, producing a complex, [...]

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Celebrations come alive with the fun and fizz of sparkling wines. These types come from the same grape varieties used in making Australian wine but possess distinctive bubbles that table wines don’t have. Winemaking regions in Australia offer various styles to choose from when you buy Australian sparkling wine. Fruit variety, climate and winemaking process [...]

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Diamond Creek 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

by admin on August 9, 2011

The 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep brick red in colour. Shows elegant blackcurrant, liquorice and a hint of leather on the nose. The palate has more intense blackcurrant/cassis notes with a touch of mint and a depth of character due to maturation in a mixture of new and aged barrels.  This has provided a smooth, [...]

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Quick Guide to Australian Red Wines

by admin on June 22, 2011

Australian red wines are produced from a variety of grapes grown in many states across Australia. Climate conditions, red grape variety, soils, agricultural methods and other important factors are responsible for the distinctive flavour, aroma and texture of each type of red wine. Generally, vineyards in warmer regions produce rich, full flavoured styles while wine [...]

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