All St Hallett wines are made from 100% Barossa fruit. Shiraz is king in the region, but our winemakers are always on the hunt for good quality Barossa Cabernet that can flourish in certain areas. During the ripening period, our winemakers and viticulturalist have constantly monitored both the sugar/acid ripeness and flavour development, co-ordinating the harvest when all parcels are at their optimum.All vineyards are crushed and fermented separately. The Cabernet vineyards destined for this wine were fermented between 6 and 8 days at 22 to 24 degrees. Post fermentation the wine was partially matured in French and American Oak before being blended and bottled.
Rich and flavoursome red wines have been an Australian favourite for many years. This classic red wine is no exception and was blended to achieve exactly this. The McGuigan Black Label Red is a very consistent wine which has made it an all time favourite and the number 1 selling red wine in Australia.
The Regional Range (RR) range embodies the spirit and diversity of winemaking and mainly consists of single varietals from the warm inland river regions, ensuring plenty of fruit flavour with a smooth and balanced palate. These fruity and easy drinking wines are styled to display true varietal character, uncomplicated by secondary winemaking practices.
Fruit is sourced from carefully selected parcels of Shiraz grown on the red cambrian soils of Northern Heathcote. Fruit is harvested at 14.0-15.0 Baume to achieve a balance of fruit ripeness and balanced acidity. Grapes are destemmed and crushed into both static and rotary fermenters. The resultant wine is then fermented for up to two weeks on skins prior to pressing and racking. A third of the blend is matured for 5 months in older casks and the remainder stays in tank for freshness and brightness.
As Tatachilla’s flagship wine, Foundation Shiraz represents a commitment to excellence in both viticulture and winemaking. Foundation Shiraz celebrates the best of one of region’s top varieties: Shiraz.By selecting the best parcels of grapes from low yielding Shiraz vineyards for this wine elegant expression of McLaren Vale Shiraz, Foundation Shiraz epitomises the richness of superbly ripened McLaren Vale fruit.
This range of wines were affectionately named after the founders family cottage which he built in 1845, one year after he planted his first vines on his property in Magill.Rawson's Retreat wines present classic single-varietal and varietal blends in an approachable, fresh-flavoured style. Drawing on extensive vineyard resources, these wines offer first-rate quality presenting the drinker with an affordable taste of everyday Australian wine at its best. We invite you to explore and enjoy the Rawson’s Retreat range of wines.
While some Shiraz can be over the top, this wine offers some seriously easy drinking, even when the wine is young. Red fruits dominate the nose and mouth, but subtle spice and a hint of dusty tannins join in for good measure. A perfect winter warmer and yet surprisingly drinkable all year around.
Merlot was originally used as a blending variety, often forming the major component. It tends to be lower in tannins, thus adding some softness to other more powerful reds. Recently it has become increasingly popular as a single varietal. Australian merlots come in many styles although all predominantly feature rich plum flavours. On its own, merlot produces a smooth rich wine and this is a prime example.
If there were medals for easy drinking, Merlot would win gold.Ahh Merlot, how do you do it to us? Sometimes when you drink Merlot you could be excused for thinking you had a hole in your glass. Where did that wine go? Soft, fleshy with lots of ripe fruit flavour, this Merlot offers a plush, rich drink with plenty to enjoy through to the lingering, juicy finish.
Tatachilla has had a long love affair with Merlot, great food and great company. It was identified early that the Mediterranean climate, with warm and dry summers and wet, cool winters was well suited to the variety. The cooler sub-region of Clarendon is the ideal home for Merlot, naturally refreshing acidity balanced with flavour and length.
The GMH brand name reflects Geoff’s initials and was originally made for the Canadian export market. Today, the wines are exported to several countries and also sold domestically. The GMH wines might be expressions of a single vineyard or regional blends, and are all made from premium fruit from sustainably managed vineyards around South Australia.As well as single varieties, the GMH label also offers wine blends similar to those produced in the old world, including the Bordeaux-style ‘Meritage’ blends.The Family Selection Red Blend is a blend of three varieties - Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The grapes are grown in a number of wine regions across South Australia, including Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale and the Limestone Coast. (239692-2)
Borgo Bello represents a high concept of winemaking, as all starts from a deep care of the vineyards in order to arrive to the excellence in bottle. The Borgo Bello Estate produces its own wines in its own vineyard situated on the hills of Tuscany. The Estate consist of approximately 55 hectares of vineyards growth with care and experience by the owners together with the precious consulting of the oenologist. (239460-3)
The complex palate reveals itself with style. Traditionally assertive Coonawarra tannins are evident at first, before giving way to a mid palate filled with ripe cassis, olive tapenade and complex briary hints.
The adventure began when Philip purchased the land for his Koomooloo vineyard in June 1988. In close proximity to the region’s highest peak, Mt Canobolas, Koomooloo vineyard rises to an altitude of 900M with red loam soils over limestone.Shiraz from Orange is quite unique in style compared to most other regions in Australia and is more reminiscent of the Northern Rhone, France. Our Idiot Shiraz is a young wine that has a lovely colour – deep red with some purple hues. The aroma is spicy, lifted and intense. There is an appealing liquorice character to the intense fruit aromas. Bright full fruit flavours in a medium-bodied package; classic cool area shiraz – some spice integrated with red fruits; lovely soft tannins and finish.
The grapes were picked at night to make sure that they were as cool as possible. Crushed to modern rotary fermenters the grapes were then allowed to macerate for 2 days before inoculation and fermentation. Pressed off skins 7 days later and allowed to go through the second malolactic fermentation. (237999-2)
Three Kings Show Reserve Shiraz is an impressive wine that continues to improve with each release. It’s a triumph of regional character and varietal definition. The combination of premium low yielding vineyards, consistent vintage conditions and skillful hand crafted winemaking has delivered this stunning contemporary expression of premium Barossa and McLaren Shiraz. (240000-5)
Mount Langi Ghiran is an iconic climate Shiraz producer, located in the picturesque landscape of Western Victoria. This wine has been sourced from premium cool climate vineyards to reflect the Langi style.Vintage 2013 was warm and dry, delivering Shiraz with intense crimson and black fruits, complimented by sweetly scented spices. (223392-1)
The Stoneleigh Latitude range heralds from an area in Marlborough known as the 'Golden Mile'. This 'Golden Mile' is a fertile strip of land covered with ancient riverstones and is highly regarded for its outstanding grape-growing conditions. The resulting wines are aromatically lifted, as well as riper in spectrum, a result of higher concentration of the stones in the area and the effect these have on the vines.
1838 was the year Walter Thomson, with wife Jane, arrived in Australia and established a winemaking tradition. Faithful to his approach, our estate grown parcels are carefully tended by our vignerons to create wines of great intensity.Set in the northern range of the cool and picturesque Clare Valley, the high altitude of provides finesse and delicate power to our mature vines. (236117-1)
Grown in the Clare Valley, the richness of fruit in its natural state is protected and nurtured through minimal intervention in the winery. Careful use of French oak provides a support and complexity to fruit richness and regional expression. (236985-2)
Brightlands by Angove Family Winemakers is about exploring new frontiers and looking beyond the boundaries to discover the cornucopia of fantastic food, wine and experiences that surrounds us.South Australia contains some of Australia's most prized vineyard regions and it is from these that we have selected premium sites to craft the Brightlands range. Reflecting our modern, outward philosophy this distinctive wine respects our family traditions taking their name from our founders original 1886 winery, Brightlands. (239461-1)
The “Premium Reserve” label is allocated to only the most outstanding wines. Peter Jorgensen hand selects truly premium, benchmark wines with rich fruit intensity, complex flavours and structure combined with their long term aging ability. All Premium Reserve wines are an expression of excellent vineyard management and winemaking. The resulting wines are limited and are treated with minimal filtration and additives which result in great length and balance. They are wines that take time to evolve and the aging process will continue in bottle. This GSM will develop a light bottle crust over time. Please allow this wine to “breathe” after opening and we recommend decanting or splashing prior to drinking. (240000-1)
Bunkers celebrates some of Margaret River’s greatest surf breaks. The region is a magnet for both wine lovers and surfers from all over the world.Mean and menacing. The Box throws up thick square barrels that suck out over submerged rocky outcrops. In contrast, there is nothing to fear from The Box Tempranillo. A warm and generous red with nutty oak flavours, it displays spicy hints of the variety’s Spanish heritage. Ole!If you want to find out more, carry on reading. If not, just twist the cap and enjoy! (227029-2)
Portrait Shiraz represents the heart of Barossa. Fruit from more than 60 growers across the breadth of the region make up the final blend, affording consistency to the original Peter Lehmann style: robust and generous.
For over 20 years, Petaluma's Coonawarra has been predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, two of the best varietals from South Australia's renowned Coonawarra region. The fruit for Coonawarra is sourced from two main sites, the Evans Vineyard and the Sharefarmers Vineyard. The average age of vines at Petaluma's Evans and Sharefarmers Vineyards is in excess of 30 years and these hand pruned, close spaced, vertical canopy vines are naturally balanced at modest crop levels of 5 tonnes/hectare of hand picked fruit.
An absolutely delicious hand crafted wine from master blender, Peter Jorgensen. It’s loaded with complex flavours, has great mouth feel and lingers long on the finish. It’s a classic example of a complete wine. From start to finish it has highlights that excite the palate. (240000-3)
The fruit for this wine comes from an array of vineyards with differing vine ages, altitudes and soil structures.Sellicks Hill vineyard with its loam over limestone has spicier, savoury Grenache characters, whereas the Yeenunga and Zerella vineyards which are in the Seaview sub regions are more along the traditional cherry, strawberry lines with richer bolder tannins. A hint of the Trott vineyard Grenache from Blewitt Springs is added to bring a delicate floral lift to the mix. Both the Zerella and Trott vineyards are bush vines and are 60 and 80 year old vines. (236596-3)
Made by award winning winemaker David Farnhill. Shiraz is now our Flagship. Winning trophies for the best Shiraz also trophies for The best wine Australia and New Zealand (Winestate '04) Top Gold Great Australian Wine Challenge '08.Cathcart Ridge Estate reserve Shiraz is blended from our finest barriques including 10% of the 2007. (236068-1)
The Carbunup Crest vineyard is located on Yelverton Road, Wilyabrup in the Margaret River Region of Western Australia. A small boutique winery owned by the Meares Family. A winery that is making their mark on the industry; success and acknowledgement has been achieved due to hard work, a loving hand and perseverance.Taste this superb wine and discover that premium wine does not have to come at a premium price. (222078-1)
Named after an ancient flood plain of the majestic River Murray in South Australia. Known for the greatest days of sunshine, the Riverland region has a pristine climate for premium grape growing on our limestone soils. (237677-1)
In the northern reaches of South Australia’s cool climate Clare Valley, is our estate grown vineyard near Stanley Flat. Grapes grown during the season are carefully tended on our estate’s 3 hectares of Merlot to express the vineyards fruit in a faithful, regional style. (236985-1)