Cart»
|

Checkout»
|

FAQ»
|

Contact»
|
 
       
1 - 12 of 64 Italianate Varietal Whites
42 Degrees South Pinot Grigio 2017
Hobart
Available by the dozen
Frogmore Creek is one of Tasmania's most awarded wineries. Fruit is sourced from a diversity of viticultural precincts across the apple isle, each offering a unique clime that's most suitable to different grapes. 42┬░S is the central latitude of the island state, the team use it as a reference point whence to focus their search for the ultimate Tasmanian Pinot Grigio. Parcels grown to fine vineyards at Relbia in the north are assembled with a component from Cambridge in the south, into a juicy Grigio wine of exuberant fruit character and fine, textural richness.
$2299each
$275DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Frogmore Creek work to nurture a biologically diverse environment for health of the soil and Tasmania's fauna. Since the first Frogmore Creek vines were planted and dams established, four species of frogs have made the Frogmore Creek Vineyard their home. White Pinot grapes are all hand picked, parcels are crushed and dejuiced without the inclusion of any pressings cut, limiting the phenolics and contributing to the structure. Batches are treated to an overnight cold settle, racked clean into fermenters for inoculation and treated to a controlled vinification at 18┬░C. The completed ferments remain on lees for a month to enhance structure before being heat and cold stabilised for bottling.
 
Light peach straw hue. Bright aromas of fresh strawberries and raspberries. The berry characters continue on to the full flavoured, juicy palate where they coalesce with mixed tree fruit characters. A succulent cool climate acid balances the fruit and brings the wine to a clean, mineral finish. Match with gujons of fish, gruyere fondue or Italian white meat salcice.
Allegrini Corte Giara Soave 2013
Veneto
Available by the dozen
Soave by name and suave by nature, the rejuvenating white wines from this tiny commune in the Veneto, are enjoyed around the globe for their remarkable approachability and stylish old world charm. Corte Giara is a cooperative of the best growers, they assemble their harvests every vintage to create a Denominazione di Origine Controllata, a predominantly Garganega wine in the tradition of the region, vinified alongside a component of locally grown Chardonnay. The perfect aperitif wine, a match to Al fresco and creamy risottos.
$1799each
$215DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Corte Giara are a balance between the old and new world styles of wine. While remaining true to their regional Italian roots, they are innovatively crafted with inclusions of expatriate varietal grapes to create wines of great interest. Harvests of Garganega and Chardonnay, are all hand picked off fully mature vines in their third decade, grown to volcanic calcareous soils and trained to the Pergola system, planted to southeast facing hillsides at 150-250 metres above sea level in D.O.C. Soave. Bunches are destemmed and gently crushed into fermenters for a day of cold settle maceration, vinified for up to ten days at a cool 15┬░C, followed by partial malolactic in October and four months unwooded maturation.
 
Intense straw yellow hue, green highlights. Classic Verona nose, inviting and fresh, wild flowers and white peach characters, vibrant vegetable notes. Refreshing fruit within a supply structured, well rounded palate, juicy green vegetable characters and sliced pear flavours, before a cleansing, pleasingly dry finish.
Currently out of stock
Alta Adelaide Hills Pinot Grigio 2012
Adelaide Hills
Alta had a clear vision from day one, to showcase the Adelaide Hills as Australia's premiere cool climate wine region. Emphasis was placed on a careful selection of site, grape variety and controlled yields of the highest quality hand picked fruit. Alta was adamant that the Adelaide Hills would make a very good Pinot Grigio wine and have now made sure there's no doubt about it. Alta is fashioned to the Italian style, relying heavily on the varietal characters and naturally high acid levels in the grapes at harvest to provide aromatics and structure.
$1999each
$239DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Regular vineyard assessments leading up to harvest ensure that fruit is harvested when the flavours are at their optimal intensity. Grapes are hand picked just prior to any decline of natural acid levels and treated to a whole bunch press ensuring the retention of soft juices that are vibrant in colour and low in phenolics. A complimentary strain of yeast is selected for its ability to highlight primary fruit flavours while enhancing palate structure. A cool tank vinification achieves a pristine wine with great depth of flavour. In keeping with the true Grigio style, Alta is filtered and retained in fermenters until the final assemblage, completely unwooded and unoaked.
 
Vibrant pale yellow hue. Highly aromatic with spring blossom and fresh corella pear fragrances, spiced grapefruit and citrus blossom. A tightly structured palate expressing an excellent purity of fruit. Rich lemon and spiced pear flavours concentrate through the mid palate and linger through to a dry savoury finish. Exhibits great structure and will suit everything from white meats to Al fresco, a fine match to chilli infused and Asian inspired crustacea.
Ashbrook Estate Verdelho 2014
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
Originally a native of Portugal, Margaret River has cordially received and given sanctuary to the wayward Verdelho grape, to make it, it's very own. Small wonder, as the maritime climes and sultry Indian Ocean breezes stimulate the vines with ideal conditions to ripen fully and develop maximum fruit flavour. Ashbrook is one of the oldest producers in Margaret River and has been fashioning Verdelho wines of some import for over a quarter of a century. The vineyard is now fully mature and yielding harvests of the finest Verdelho in the land.
$2299each
$275DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Verdelho first came to prominence in the early days of West Australian viticulture when the patriarch of Swan Valley winemakers, Jack Mann, saw the potential of the variety for making fresh, lively table wines which are immediately approachable yet age gracefully. The development of Margaret River saw Verdelho planted to cooler environs, encouraging the grape to develop fully its unique character. Ashbrook's Old Block was established 1976 to cuttings sourced from the oldest vineyard in Swan Valley. A second parcel was planted 1987 and became known as Verdelho over the creek. It yields outstanding fruit, vinified completely unoaked, to express the exquisite varietal charm. Alcohol 14.6%
 
Pale straw green hues. Ashbrook displays varietal bouquets of orange and passionfruit. The palate mirrors the aromatics, the naturally assertive acidity of Verdelho complements the elegant flavours and gives the wine a refreshing finish. An excellent depth and fullness of fruit, Ashbrook is sure to develop attractive honeyed characters. But who can wait? Serve chilled as the perfect accompaniment to fresh seafood and spicy cuisine.
Currently out of stock
Barefoot Pinot Grigio
The team at Barefoot believe that it's in the national interest to make delightful, easy drinking wines available to everybody. Consistent wines with generous flavours that refresh the palate and make life more pleasurable. Pinot Grigio fits the bill perfectly, a food friendly style with a little more fruit and a little extra complexity. It all begins in the vineyard where the winemakers themselves take an interest in harvesting those grapes which are worthy of the Barefoot label, a wine that dances across the palate with luscious Pinot Grigio fruit characters.
$999each
$119DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Parcels of Pinot Grigio are harvested and promptly delivered to the wineworks, fruit is crushed and sent to drainers where juicers are separated from skins. A regimen of vinification techniques are employed to enhance varietal aromatics while contributing palate texture and weight. The ferments are kept between 14C and 18C to retain as much fruit character as possible. The wine remains on lees while being treated a course of battonage which adds extra richness to the palate. Alcohol 12.0%
 
Medium straw hue. Fresh and ripe pear, rockmelon and vanilla yogurt aromas along with subtle lemon and mandarin citrus notes over hints of green apple. A crisp palate with bright flavours of citrus and fresh green apple. Hints of pear and honeydew melon complement a refreshing finish. A wonderful Pinot Grigio to be enjoyed now, slightly chilled, the perfect match with chicken and seafood, spicy pasta and pizza. Refreshing!
Currently out of stock
Bella Riva Pinot Grigio 2016
King Valley
De Bortoli established their Bellariva vineyard at King River near the base of Victoria's snowfields in 1994. Planted to some of the more exotic Italianate grapes, it is the source of Pinot Grigio for a wine that's more about vitality and style. Finely polished, juicy and fragrantly aromatic, finely textured and dry, its soft stonefruit characters, lemon lime sherbet flavours and withheld acidity make Bella Riva an engaging, food friendly style which will appeal to all comers, above all it is delicious.
$1499each
$179DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
You'll find Pinot Grigio almost everywhere in Italy, from the tip of the Italian boot to the foot of the Swiss alps. It's no secret around the Mediterranean that Pinot Grigio makes the most satisfying dry white wines. In Australia, the varietal is highly suited to the elevated aspects of King Valley. The Bellariva property is planted to sandstone soils covered by shale deposits which have been washed down over time by the river. Harvests of Pinot Grigio are whole bunch pressed and crushed to provide a range of phenolics for complexity and texture. Juices are treated to vinification in a mix of chilled fermenters and seasoned French oak casks. Lees are stirred regularly until completion and the final assemblage. Alcohol 12.0%
 
Light straw colour with green hues. Complex bouquet, fresh and fruit filled, slightly nutty nose, pear fruit characters. A clean, balanced and textural palate, offering ample complexity of fruit, citrus and stonefruits, honeyed apple and pears, a refined but highly appealing style. Match with frutti di mare or the ever popular chicken caesar.
Bellvale Pinot Grigio 2016
Gippsland
Available by the dozen
There are only two hectares of Pinot Grigio at Bellvale but they are very well provided for, planted to well drained, moderately fertile ferrous soils, they yield a wine of sound structure and refined acidity. A rigorous regimen of pruning and canopy management is essential to the quality of fruit, there is no sleight of hand at the Bellvale wineworks, the ultimate quality of wine is determined as fruit ripens on the vine. A stylish Gippsland Pinot Grigio of eloquence and length, the perfect match to delicately flavoured cuisines, quails under pinenut or whiting and white meat terrine.
$1999each
$239DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Black Chook Pinot Grigio 2017
Adelaide Hills
Available by the dozen
Single vineyard Pinot Grigio from a superlative block of vine at Kuitpo in the southern Adelaide Hills. Crafted to the vivaciously food friendly Veneto styling, albeit with a crisp Adelaide minerality, fruit is harvested on the very day that grapes display peak flavour and optimal intensity. Lifted floral notes, nashi pear, baking apple and rice pudding spice, the palate tantalizes with flavour, toothsome textures and delicious acid crunch. A delicately balanced yet flavourful Grigio to accompany Al fresco and all voguish, cosmopolitan fare.
$1799each
$213DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Bleasdale Potts Catch Verdelho 2017
Langhorne Creek
Available by the dozen
Frank Potts planted Verdelho cuttings, sourced off the isle of Madeira, into the rich alluvial flood plains of Langhorne Creek during the 1860s. Today, Bleasdale's Verdelho is fast emerging as one of Langhorne Creek's most stylishly savoury and pleasant drink now whites. Some of the grapes are hand picked from vines over eighty yeas of age. An estery, lifted fruit style of Verdelho wine, unwooded and dry, crisp and refreshing with zippy acidity and ripe fruit salad flavours, seasoned by a touch of lithe perfumed grassyness.
$1799each
$215DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Bleasdale is Langhorne Creek's founding winework and Australia's second oldest family owner/ operated winemaking estate. The grumpy and shy bearing old vines which yield some of the nation's finest Verdelho deserve respect. In the cool of the night you'll find Michael and Robbie Potts with their merry band of growers, carefully harvesting the wonderful old vines fruit. The early ripening Verdelho is treated to low temperatures throughout the vinification process, producing a crisp white wine which exudes lifted fruit salad aromas over lively tropical citrus flavours. Fermented to dryness and bottled whilst young to capture the freshness and vital herbaceous characters, so important to the finished wine.
 
Light green straw hue. Fresh lifted aromas of lemon zest with floral notes and hints of fresh herb. Zippy bouquets packed with loads of fragrant orange blossom, melon and kiwi fruits. The palate follows through with ripe lemon and lime citrus flavours, complexed by stonefruits, a fresh zippy acidity and extra length. The rich and lively fruit on the palate, working in fine tandem with a wildly refreshing acid, make Potts Catch a natural food wine in it's youth.
Bleasdale Wise Old Tawny Port
Langhorne Creek
Available by the dozen
Bleasdale was established in 1850, is classified by the National Trust and is listed on the State and National Heritage Registers. Fully conversant with the soils, the microclimates and the cycle of flooding which nourishes the unique terroir of the estate's vineyards, fifth generation winemaker Michael Potts cultivates the old Grenache and Verdelho vines destined for inclusion into the Wise Old Tawny. A smooth rich Port wine full of rancio and nutty flavours obtained through a slow maturation over many years under small oak casks.
$1599each
$191DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Assembled from a reserve of barrel aged wines from various vintages, Wise Old Tawny is a mostly Grenache fortified wine with smaller components of Shiraz, Red Frontignac and Verdelho, in roughly equal measure. The historic cellars where the wine is aged were originally constructed with redgum members and limestone blocks. Today the cellar still houses a massive redgum lever press which fifth generation winemaker, Michael Potts uses to make his small batch wines. Though steeped in history, Bleasdale has installed the latest winemaking technology to retain the best qualities of matured reserve wines, whilst delivering to the connoisseur an authentic Fine Old Tawny of consistency and value. Alcohol 18.5%
 
Colour has developed into a nut red-brown. Appealing bouquets of plum and ginger, sticky figs and ripe date puddings, smokey peat and fine spirit. On the palate lie characters of treacle and walnut, marmalade, beef suet and orange rind, notes of unslated roast nuts and sweet black cherries, strawberry and hints of maple. The wine is deep and rich, the alcohol soothing and suitably attired, flavoursome and beautifully focused, the tannins whisper past with a sigh of relief at being unnoticed. Tawny rancio characters, old barrels and history, Old and Wise and complex, yet offering much freshness and vivacity for such a well developed wine. It calls for Stilton, after dinner coffee, and liquored chocolatey desserts.
Breathing Space Margaret River Rose 2016
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
The Breathing Space team have made the most out of the vivaciousness and vitality which define Margaret River fruit. Verdelho and Shiraz, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, the region yields the finest harvests in the new world, Breathing Space have assembled a choice parcel of each, to be fashioned into a satiating pink wine of unadultarated savouryness, fleshyness and style. The Verdelho component is treated to a rich course of barrel ferments in French oak puncheons, achieving a delightfully seductive, tittilatingly perfumed, Turkish delight and rose petal bouquet.
$1499each
$179DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Capel Vale Debut Verdelho 2014
Available by the dozen
Western Australia has enjoyed a long and salubrious experience with Verdelho, renowned as a winegrowing region for a memorable succession of the nation's finest vintages. Capel Vale have made the most of their baronial expanse of vineyards, to find the perfect sites for the establishment of superior Verdelho vines. Made to measure for service alongside whole roast birds, pine nut risotto and fine Al fresco faire, a revitalizing Verdelho wine at its very best, fruit forward and refreshingly unoaked.
$1699each
$203DOZEN
EACH
DOZEN
Capel Vale own and operate many vineyards across the premier viticultural precincts of Western Australia. Each vineyard grows the grapes which are most appropriate for the terroir and clime They played an important role in the establishment of the West Australian wine industry and the recognition of the nation's southwest as a premium winegrowing region. Verdelho is harvested at optimum ripeness, grapes are crushed and destemmed, the musts are chilled and dejuiced. After three days of cold settling, batches are racked into fermenters and introduced to yeast. Vinifications are halted early to preserve the natural grape sugars, adding body and enhancing fruit character in the finished wine. Alcohol 13.5%
 
Light pale straw hue. Tropical fruit nose of mango, apricots and guava, preserved lemon and scents of nut. Intense lemon lime flavours on the palate, fully rounded and balanced mouthfeel complemented by sweet fruit characters, finishing pleasantly dry, lingering and clean. A match to mild Asian curries, roast duck, or chorizo with puy lentils.
1 - 12 of 64 Italianate Varietal Whites
WARNING Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is an offence to supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years. The penalty exceeds $6,000
It is an offence for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor. The penalty exceeds $500. Liquor Licence 51409215

ANZ Wines has no affiliation with Australia New Zealand Bank. ANZ Wines is a customer of ANZ Bank, the involvement is limited to provision of banking services