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region

Clare Valley, Australia

standard drinks

7.1

alcohol

12.1%

bottle size

750 ml

2012 Riesling

The grapes for this dry Riesling were grown on low-yielding vines, on a vineyard managed in accordance with sustainable farming practices. On the nose it has lively fresh lime aromatics. The palate has tight, stoney minerality with intense citrus flavours. A refreshing, crisp acidity provides the backbone for a dry, lingering finish.

region

Mornington Peninsula,
Australia

standard drinks

7.1

alcohol

12.8%

bottle size

750 ml

2012 Pinot Grigio

This flinty style has plenty of personality, vibrant acidity coupled with pear and apple nuances, and a strong mineral accent to finish.

region

Mornington Peninsula,
Australia

standard drinks

8

alcohol

13.5%

bottle size

750 ml

2011 Chardonnay

The Mornington Peninsula’s cool climate reputation was built around Chardonnay’s like this. The lemony, honeyed flavours are cut with lime and quince and minerally backbone is crisp and uplifting.

region

Marlborough, New Zealand

standard drinks

7.4

alcohol

12.5%

bottle size

750 ml

2012 Sauvignon Blanc

This Sauvignon Blanc shows a beautifully lifted nose of lemongrass, passionfruit, lemon sherbet and green herb aromas. A great example of Sauvignon Blanc from this unique region.

region

Marlborough, Australia

standard drinks

8

alcohol

13.8%

bottle size

750 ml

2011 Pinot Noir

The fruit for this single vineyard release is off the St Luke’s Vineyard. It is a classic Marlborough Pinot Noir displaying red cherry, plum and subtle spicy clove notes, complemented by fine, silky tannins.

region

Central Victoria, Australia

standard drinks

7.9

alcohol

13.7%

bottle size

750 ml

2009 Shiraz

This wine has excellent depth of fruit flavours, ranging from plum and dark cherry to redcurrant and raspberry. The fantastic growing conditions of 2009 ensured almost perfect silky tannin structure, which is balanced by well integrated toasty oak. The wine finishes with memorable length and lingering dark cherry flavours.

region

Mt Benson, South Australia

standard drinks

8.3

alcohol

14%

bottle size

750 ml

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet is medium bodied, red purple tinged with subtle hints of blackberry on the nose. The moderately intense bouquet has a mix of blackberry, earth and olive. The palate adds blackcurrent to the mix, good tannin structure and subtle oak.