Fraser Gallop 2016 'Parterre' Chardonnay

$50.00

An elegant Chardonnay with complexity, texture and fine acidity. Delicate but full flavoured. 

  

 
Varietals 
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol
13.5%
Cellaring potential
Drinks beautifully on release or will reward up to 7 years
Picking Date
February 2016
Winemaker's notes
The Parterre Chardonnay has been made from 100% Gin-Gin clone, which we feel produces fruit with higher acidity, and more intensity of flavour with later ripening. This also allows for picking at slightly lower Baume (potential alcohol), resulting in a wine with finer structure and more delicate fruit.
Margaret River, WA
Australia

Deviation Road 2017 Pinot Gris

$8.00
$32.00

The 2017 vintage gave fruit of intense  flavour  and  aroma.  Partial  barrel  fermentation  has added texture and depth to the sweet floral and pear characters.  Hints  of  sweet  spice  and  honey  accompany  the stone fruit. This wine has a silky body, mouth‐filling texture and a balanced citrus finish.

This  Pinot  Gris  fruit  was  hand‐picked  in  two  passes  at  differing ripeness to produce a wine  with fine  structure and lifted fruit aromas. The earlier pick provides the tight acid  and  restraint  with  the  riper  pick  adding  body  and  richness.
Partial barrel ferment in older barriques with weekly lees stirring  over  three  months  has  given  extra  depth  and  added complexity on the palate.

The  Deviation  Road  vineyard  is  situated  at  550m  in  the  famously cool Adelaide Hills. The altitude of this particular site  ensures  cool  conditions  during  ripening,  ideal  for  freshness and elegance.

Food Match: Best with seafood and white meats

Adelaide Hills, SA
Australia
Pinot Gris

Giant Steps 2017 Chardonnay

$10.00
$40.00

APPELLATION: Yarra Valley
VINEYARDS: Applejack, Gruyere Farm, Sexton, Tarraford, Wombat Creek
VARIETAL: 100% Chardonnay
HARVESTED: February - March 2017
BOTTLED: October 2017
Alc/Vol (%): 13.5
TA (g/L): 7.39
pH: 3.16
CELLARING: Now - six years

SEASON: 2017 really was a sensational vintage! Good intermittent rainfall with cool to mild temperatures, and not a day over 40 degrees during the summer months marked 2017 out as a classic cool climate vintage. All varieties came in later than average, ripening at an unhurried pace in these ideal growing conditions, producing wines of incredible structure, detail and length.

VINIFICATION: 
Natural winemaking philosophy, while making quality the priority. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and 100% hand-picked.
Fermented in 500L puncheons (20% new, 80% older) using indigenous yeasts.
Batonage for the first two months, then just topped.
30% malolactic fermentation.
Seven months in new and used French oak - 20% new, 80% older.
Bottled by gravity, no filtration at bottling.

Yarra Valley, VIC
Australia
Chardonnay

Karrawatta 2017 Anna's Sauvignon Blanc

$8.00
$32.00

“Dusty almost peppery aroma, a hint of cut radish, with an obvious oak contribution. The palate is bright and fresh, crisp and tangy with very dry, piercing flavour and good length.
A very refreshing, intense, delicious wine.”

Adelaide Hills, SA
Australia
Sauvignon Blanc

Small Valley 2016 Pinot Gris

$37.00

This pale yellow hued Pinot Gris from Small Valley Vineyard exhibits lively aromas of white apples and pears, coupled with floral nuances of blossom. This delightful Pinot Gris is light and elegant on the palate, filled with lush flavours of pear and white nectarine, and supported by light hints of honeysuckle and lime. The finale is spicy yet delicate. Suggested food pairings for this alluring white wine include raw fish, shellfish, or tostadas served with fresh mozzarella and basil. 

Small Valley is a picturesque vineyard situated in Torrens Valley in the heart of Adelaide Hills. This lush vineyard is known for its ancient, nutrient rich soils and unique topography, which aid in the production of full flavoured and cooler wine varietals.

Adelaide Hills, SA
Australia
Pinot Gris

Muster 2016 Colombard

$32.00
South Australia
Australia
Colombard

KT 2017 '5452' Watervale Riesling

$8.00
$32.00

Wines by KT are small, lovingly cared for parcels of fruit that utilise traditional techniques in their creation. I’m passionate about the township of Watervale 5452 and am working with dry grown, sustainably farmed vineyards in the area. With gentle care from grapegrower to winemaker, working with both organic and biodynamic principles, it’s my intention to produce wines with drinkability and personality. 

5452 by KT is sourced from both the peglidis vineyard and churinga vineyard riesling. This dry Riesling and its zesty fruit flavour, shows varietal citrus and punchy fruit characters with a crisp finish.

Sealed with a screwcap to ensure integrity of product, you can be confident that this wine will continue to reward you with careful cellaring.

Kerri Thompson
Clare Valley, SA
Australia
Riesling

Wheaty White

$6.50
$25.00

Citrus and passionfruit nose with white stone fruit and a delightful light creaminess with the palate fresh and enticing on entry with citrus and light tropical notes. Mid palate shows wonderful depth of flavour from partial barrel fermentation in French Barriques. Finishing with great length and crisp acidity.

The intention with Minnow Creek is to maintain the goal of sourcing the best parcels of fruit in order to craft wines which continue to reflect the full flavoured generosity for which McLaren Vale is justifiably renowned.

Small scale winemaking allows Minnow Creek to assert complete control over the winemaking process from picking through to bottling, in order to provide Minnow Creek customers with the truest expression of the Vales regional flavours.

Wheaty White
Tony Walker
Adelaide Hills, SA
Australia
94% Sauvignon Blanc + 6% Sémillon

Lino Ramble 2016 'Ludo' Fiano

$35.00
Lino Ramble
Australia
Fiano

Xanadu 2010 Reserve Chardonnay

$90.00

John and Eithne Lagan arrived at Margaret River in 1968, first planting their vineyard in 1977. The Lagans planted the first vines in what is now one of the region’s oldest vineyards. They named their vineyard Xanadu after the poem Kubla Khan by the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Xanadu Wines was purchased of by the Rathbone family in 2005.
 
100% of the fruit for this Reserve Chardonnay is from their oldest Chardonnay vineyard, the Lagan Estate. The vineyard produces bunches with characteristic ‘hen and chicken’ architecture typical of the Gin Gin clone. The small berries and tiny bunches from these mature, low yielding vines contributes to the intensity of the wine. Natural fermentation is encouraged on fruit from this vineyard to further emphasize the personality of this site which is directly adjacent to the winery.
Xanadu  2010 Reserve Chardonnay
Glenn Goodall
Margaret River WA
Australia
100% Chardonnay