For Spring we have a mixed red dozen (also available as a six pack)
A selection of varieties that whilst classics in Europe are gaining attention in Australia. The mix dozen contains two each of the following wines at $300/doz including postage within Australia. Usual pricing is $370/doz plus freight.The Nebbiolo 2016 – our first Nebbiolo grown on the estate. Classic subdued fruit, perfume and layered tannins. Recently bottled and not yet reviewed. RRP of $40, limited as only 60 dozen made
The Mourvedre 2015 – a pretty and refined version of the classic southern French variety also known as Mataro and Monastrell. 94 points, James Halliday.
The Malbec 2015 - sourced from the '12 mile' vineyard in the very cool climate of Robe, south Australia. Premium treatments across the winemaking with some very expensive new French oak and 18 month maturation. 93 points, James Halliday, 93 points, Toni Patterson MW.
Touriga Nacional 2012 - Touriga has been used for fortified wine production in Australia and Portugal, but is also finding a niche for quality table wines. Medium bodied with exotic Bergamot notes and an underlying game and spice. 93 points, James Halliday.
The Iberian 2013 - an assemblage of Touriga Nacional (44%), Tempranillo (14%), Monastrell (11%), Syrah (9%), Carignan (6%), Cinsault (6%), Garnacha (6%). and Malbec (4%). Medium-bodied, gorgeous flavours, aromas and svelte tannins. 93 points, James Halliday.
The GSM 2016 - classically styled GSM from McLaren Vale. A blend of Grenache (43%), Syrah (39%) and Mourvedre (18%).