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Alta Adelaide Hills Shiraz
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
It has taken Alta years of nurture to see their Shiraz vines come of age, when only the best fruit will do, you need to be patient. Fashioned to a style so evocative of southern France, crafted with a view to retaining natural perfumes, employing a regimen of extended macerations, whole bunches and small, open vessel ferments, to achieve a supple palate offering great depth of fruit, seamless tannin structure and persistence. Finely structured, elegant and defined, Alta brings the excellence of Adelaide Hills Shiraz to a place of old world eloquence.
$2199each
$263DOZEN
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Regular vineyard assessments leading up to harvest ensure that Shiraz is harvested when the flavours are at their optimal intensity. Fruit is all hand picked and treated to ten days of cold soak, a parcel is included as whole bunches. A course of daily hand plunges in a small, open fermenter release the tannins and infuse flavour. Upon completion, the ferments are filled to a well seasoned, larger format, four tonnes oak cask for a judicious term of maturation.
 
Deep purple. Vibrant rose petal and white pepper perfumes, earthyness and cacao. Supple tannins in support of a seamless palate, a sensory adventure of fresh raspberry fruit characters, the savouryness of black pepper, chocolate chips and mint, a balance of freshness and acidity, persistence, elegance and sound structure through to the finish.
Ashton Hills Piccadilly Valley Pinot Noir 2016
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
Stephen George established three hectares of dry grown vines in Piccadilly Valley during the early 1980s, yields from this tiny patch of terroir remain extremely scant. A juggling act of no fewer than fifteen different clones to construct the consumate Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir, from a terroir and mesoclime very similar to Burgundy, a labour of love for one of the industry's most accomplished and venerated identities. Blend No.1 is made from fruit grown to Jim Griggs neighbouring Cemetery Block vineyard.
$2999each
$359DOZEN
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The cool, moist climes which surround the seven acre, steeply sloped Ashton Hill property sublimate into ideal food wines, well proportioned and fully flavoured. Pinot Noir grows well on the Ashton Hill property, coinciding with the proprietor's own love of all good things Pinot Noir. Stephen George grew up amongst the vines at Glenloth near Reynella and nascent Skillogalee in the Clare Valley, which was originally planted to vine by George's father in 1970. He is one of South Australia's most peer respected winemaking viticulturalists, a pioneer of Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir and a consultant to Clare Valley's eminent Wendouree, recipients of the exceptional Langton's classification of Australian wine. Alcohol 14.0%
 
Bright scarlet colour. Complex bouquet of currants, cherry and red fruits, spices, earth characters and leaf. Palate exhibits exceptional balance and superb length, luscious, berry flavoured tannins courtesy of bunch stalks in the vinification, all nicely integrated after nine months repose under French oak.
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Barratt Reserve Pinot Noir 2008
Adelaide Hills
A Piccadilly Valley flagship, recipient of the most impressive accolades since inaugural release. Fine and elegant, displaying intensely complex varietal character of dark cherry, strawberries, spices and game, with wonderful length and intensity of colour. The palate is rich and voluptuous, the tannins soft and silky, the aftertaste long and lingering. Most of the grapes are sourced from vines at Uley Vineyard which were planted in 1983 and are now expressing their maturity. Like all great wines, Barratt is made in the vineyard and assembled from the best of barrels of vintage.
$4499each
$539DOZEN
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The first region in South Australia planted to viticulture, a sample of Adelaide Hills wine was sent to Queen Victoria in 1845% Growing grapes here is not an easy task given the weather extremes, particularly in the Piccadilly Valley where average rainfall is high. Fruit set is unpredictable and disease pressures are high. Pinot Noir predominantly from fully mature vines over two decades of age are grown to the Uley Vineyard. Grapes are hand harvested with an average baume of 14 and a yield of 1.4 tonnes/ acre. Whole berries and bunches are vinified followed by maturation in French oak barriques for eleven months. The most superior barrels are selected and assembled before a bottling without fining or filtration. Approx 14.0%
 
Ruby coloured. A strongly varietal aroma of dark cherries, floral and spice, with gamey, earthy complexity, followed by a beautifully integrated palate of sweet fruit and spice, supported by soft, silky tannins, a wine of outstanding structure and length.
Bird In Hand Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
A compilation of bespoke parcels Cabernet, hand chosen off a tally of superior, limited yield sites across the premier viticultural precincts of Adelaide Hills, Macclesfield, Birdwood and Kersbrook. Bunches are crushed into fermenters for a week on skins, followed by transfer to a luxuriously high proportion of new French oak barriques for eighteen months maturation before assemblage. Full bodied, fleshy, long silky tannins in support of the defined Cabernet muscularity, its cassis, cedar and black bramble opulence to match with entrecote, Jus and shallot.
$3599each
$429DOZEN
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Bird In Hand Merlot 2015
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
Adelaide Hills make mighty Merlot, the cooler temperatures, elevated aspects and sheltered mesoclimes are Shangri La for the exceptional ripening and outstanding tannin development worthy of the finest Medoc. Hand picked throughout the fogswept hours of early morning, the worthiest hand picked bunches are treated to a week of ferment before a course of fourteen months in a selection of artisanaly coopered French oak barriques. Redolent of mulberries, plum and festive spice, its fine silky tannins in support of the graceful, elegant high altitude fruit.
$3799each
$455DOZEN
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Bird In Hand Montepulciano 2016
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
There's a single block of Montepulciano along Bird In Hand Road at Woodside in the northern Adelaide Hills, a warmer site with rocky, well drained soils, perfectly suited for Italians. The seaside influence of Gulf of St. Vincent, the cloud trapping rise of Mount Lofty Ranges and generous Australian sun, all conspire to form a unique diurnal temperature shift that wine grapes love. A completely hand made wine, crafted from fruit grown to the mineral rich soils above an historic, eponymously named gold mine.
$3699each
$441DOZEN
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Bird In Hand Nero dAvola 2016
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
The great grape of Sicily, a big flavoursome style, characterised by its generosity and upfront bramble fruit richness. Nero d'Avola loves the sunshine, Bird In Hand have planted their stocks to the warmest slopes on Adelaide Hills. Treated to a week and a half of ferment on skins for optimal extractions, a proportion of the berries are left whole for complexity. Sixteen months in French oak has built a wine of intensity, seamlessness and palate weight, its spicy black olive savouryness, plummy flesh and lithe, sweet gummy tannins resolve on a lingering, peppery finish.
$3999each
$477DOZEN
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Bird In Hand Nest Egg Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Adelaide Hills
Available in cartons of six
Andrew Nugent grew up next door to the ancient Penfold wineworks at Magill. He established a profound reputation as viticulturalist amongst the grand old estates of McLaren Vale, before returning to sow his very own vineyards in Adelaide Hills. Treated to eighteen months in a selection of the finest French oak, Nest Egg's bramble, anise and cherry largess are supported by a caisson of opulent ebony tannins. Only ever made of the finest vintages, growing season 2013 yielded a mere 800 dozen individually numbered bottles of Nest Egg Cabernet Sauvignon.
$8599each
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Bird In Hand Nest Egg Merlot 2013
Adelaide Hills
Available in cartons of six
Adelaide Hills make world class Merlot, genteel, velvety wines, solidly structured, brimming with intense lozenge flavours and resonant with exemplary varietal character. Bird in the Hand are without compromise, the most exacting standards of winemaking. An excruciatingly limited edition, only a few hundred cases are ever made, quality of harvest permitting, from the most superlative parcels of vintage. Vinified and pressed into the finest French oak for eighteen months, its fleshy plum and mulberry palate is draped in a delicate muslin of fine, silky tannins.
$8599each
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Bird In Hand Nest Egg Shiraz 2013
Adelaide Hills
Available in cartons of six
Bird in Hand is a vibrant and dynamic winery, full of life and passion. Andrew Nugent has assembled the best team and painstakingly selected the perfect terroir. It's the attention to detail and uncompromising passion for quality which have placed Bird in Hand amongst Australia's best. Nest Egg is an Adelaide Hills flagship, the very best Bird in Hand has to offer, only ever made in the most outstanding vintages. Aged in the finest French oak, Nest Egg evolves elegant, intense primary fruit characters, growing ever more complex and savoury over time.
$8599each
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The Bird in Hand wineworks are nestled amongst the temperate green undulations of Adelaide Hills, at an elevation of four hundred metres above sea level. The vineyards face north and boast a terroir of deep, well drained red earth soils, formed from millenia of decomposing metamorphic rock. The cool climate and location are perfectly balanced to completely ripen grapes which can translate into memorable wines with elegant flavours. Following a thorough hand picking and sorting of berries, Nest Egg Shiraz is treated to a traditional vinification before transfer to a selection of tight grained French oak barrels for a minimum eighteen months maturation.
 
Vibrant, dark red colour with a deep purple rim. Varietal nose of spices and plum, blackberries and white pepper. An intense palate of berry and plum flavours, spice characters, hints of licorice and chocolate. The deeply layered, exquisitely integrated palate is framed by fine, spicy, cool climate Shiraz tannins, further enhanced by an extravagant ageing in quality French oak.
Bird In Hand Shiraz 2016
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
The dedicated team at Bird in Hand are driven by a determination to grow into one of the world's great wineries. Proprietor Andrew Nugent lives and works among the vines and the winery. He has assembled the best team, he's painstakingly selected the perfect terroir and is well on his way to realizing the ultimate dream. Bird in Hand is an extremely limited release which has claimed a breathtaking list of wine show accolades, including International Wine Challenge trophies for best Adelaide Hills red, best Australian red and best Australian Shiraz.
$3499each
$419DOZEN
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Andrew Nugent grew up next door to the historic Penfold wineworks at Magill, his formative wine years were spent amongst the vines. He established his own vineyard and olive grove on a hundred acres of land along Bird in Hand Road at Woodside. His efforts have since claimed a staggering list of awards for excellence on the international wine show circuit. Hand crafted from the finest parcels of Adelaide Hills Shiraz, grapes are crushed into small open fermenters and pumped over twice daily throughout vinification over the course of a week, to maximise flavour and tannin extractions. Batches are pressed off skins into a selection of French oak barriques for sixteen months maturation.
 
Dark red colour with bright purple hue. This elegant wine exudes rich and vibrant aromas of complex dark berries, plums and white pepper. A long and even palate carrying a generous weight of blackberry and spiced plum fruit flavours over a structure of supple integration, firm tannins and superb, textural mouthfeel. Unashamedly crafted for the discerning wine enthusiast.
Bleasdale Double Take Malbec 2014
Adelaide Hills
Available in cartons of six
A rigorous tasting selection of the best barrels Malbec from a superior Langhorne Creek site, only ever made to small batch techniques in the most exceptional vintage years. Fruit is destemmed and open fermented, pumped over four times daily and pressed into a selection of well seasoned French oak puncheons for malolactic and a year's maturation. The ultimate expression of Malbec from Bleasdale, rich and full bodied, intense violet, boysenberry and black olive characters throughout, powerful fruit flavour and firm grape tannin structure.
$5499each
$659DOZEN
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