The nose offers complex aromas of sweet dark berry fruit, along with vanilla, spice and cedary oak. The palate delivers tight clean tannin at the front, with layers of fruit and oak balanced by clean tight acid all together in harmony. Enjoy now or over the next 10 + years. Stephen Read
Bright red in colour, the nose offers up plum and fresh berry. A complex palate that ticks many boxes. Earthy spice and pepper with clever oak handling evident, this is a quintessential McLaren Vale Shiraz. The finish is long and impressive and continues the reputation of this consistently reliable label.
The bouquet has lifted aromas of blackcurrant cassis, plums, a hint of spice, vanillin oak and a hint of mint. The palate is full bodied with complex layers of sweet fruit balanced by clean acids and tannin, the mouthfeel is supple and smooth with a long finish. Can be enjoyed now but will benefit from 5+ years in the cellar. Stephen Read
Deep red in colour with plum and ripe red cherries on the nose. The palate is super soft and welcoming. Some white pepper and spice with a touch of mint. An uncomplicated consumer friendly Shiraz with typical McLaren Vale elegance. It’s been well put together with oak handling and controlled ferment masks the alcohol. Easy to like just now.
Made from the traditional three Champagne grapes Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, a wine that is true to style. The colour is clear pale straw with a persistent bead. There are lifted aromas of stone fruit, apple and citrus with a subtle bready note. The palate has a creamy mouthfeel with layers of fruit and complexity, balanced by good acid and a long lingering finish. Stephen Read
Pale straw in colour, the nose is yeasty with citrus dominating. Three traditional varieties combine here to deliver a classy example of ‘méthode champenoise’ from Coonawarra. With extra time ‘on lees’, a beautiful mouth feel is evident, some citrus flavours ensure a lengthy finish that is also complex. Thoroughly delightful. Leo Daly
There are clean complex lifted aromas of pear with citrus and floral notes, while the colour is very pale straw and bright. The palate shows a complex balance of pear, apple and citrus fruits with a clean crisp acidity and a tight finish. Enjoy now serve well chilled. Stephen Read
Pale straw in the glass , flavours of nashy pear and granny smith apple on the nose. A very dry style of pinot gris, the citrus, orange peel and white peach characters offer a solid backbone to a wine crying out for a seafood marriage. Pan fried white fish or fresh ocean prawns would go down a treat. Enough acidity to even cut through oily cuts like Atlantic Salmon. Leo Daly
The nose is greeted with enticing aromas of pear with hints of citrus and almonds, complex and subtle. The palate is a complex mix of pears, citrus and hints of stone fruit, balanced with soft juicy acid and finishing elegant and clean. Enjoy now for the best of this wine. Stephen Read
Pale straw in colour it pours with a creamy foam. Peach and citrus are evident on the nose. The palate delivers a summer delight, that’s just super delightful with an abundance of biscuit and grapefruit flavours that finishes long and refreshing. A beautiful bead just completes the ideal prosecco package. Leo Daly
There are aromas of apple, almonds and melon that are fresh and clean, while the colour is pale straw with hints of green and has an active persistent bead. The palate is clean and fresh with a complex balance of fruit and acid that presents in layers, typical of this style from Italy. Serve well chilled and enjoy on its own. Stephen Read