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1 - 12 of 15 Wines By Evans Tate
Breathing Space Cabernet Sauvignon
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
The salubrious Cabernet wines of Margaret River are famous around the world for their bold, vivid fruit, statuesque structure and penetrating dark berry characters. A confluence of climate and soils, prevailing westerlies and fine soils seem to emulate the propitious terroirs of Bordeaux. It is here that the grapes fulfill their promise to the Australian continent. Breathing Space take their pick of the crop, minimally handled to capture and preserve the conspicuous Margaret River regionality, ensuring that fruit is the defining feature.
$1799each
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The Evans & Tate team have called upon a harvest of Cabernet Sauvignon from a special block of vine at Wilyabrup. Grapes are all hand picked, crushed and destemmed for several days of cold soak. Batches are inoculated and thoroughly aerated over the course of ten days to optimize colour and ensure softness. The musts are pressed for completion of ferments, racked off lees into a selection of seasoned and new French oak barriques and hogsheads for malolactic and sixteen months maturation.
 
Deep garnet/ purple colour. Lovely bright red strawberry fruit followed by a hint of vanilla showing through on the nose, a balance of bramble/cassis and cherry/plum over supple influence of oak that seems just right. Juicy blood plum and pomegranate flavours, supported by the solid Cabernet structure. Medium bodied, the smooth yet rich, lingering finish is complimented by a length of stylish, firm and judicious tannins.
Breathing Space Margaret River Rose
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.
$1799each
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Breathing Space Pinot Gris
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
Margaret River conjures up images of windswept capes and maritime life, the Fremantle doctor and balmy nights around a good bottle of chilled Pinot Gris. Breathing Space are all about the fun and funk of the sun and surf, an exciting range of contemporarily styled wines which are designed to escape the chaos of the big city and bring the drinker to a place that's relaxed and perpetually sunny. A fresh and crisp wine, minimally handled, permitting the Margaret River fruit to speak, framed by a judicious influence of leesyness and oak.
$1799each
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Sourced from choice vineyards, Breathing Space puts a focus on capturing the intense Margaret River regionality while retaining eloquence of fruit character. The highly favourable mesoclimes are further tempered by prevailing winds from the Indian Ocean which deliver excellent ripening conditions throughout the growing season. Hand picked throughout the cool of early morning, whole bunches are treated to a gentle press for extraction of the purest free run juices. The inclusion of light solids in the ferments contributes texture, aromaticness and complexity. After several months ageing on yeast lees, components are assembled and bottled unfined.
 
Brilliant pale straw with a light green hue. Ripe aromas of lychee and pear, paw paw and apple gala, mango and tropical fruits. Time spent on yeast lees has added white bread notes, barrel ferments in large format French oak has infused luxurious complexities. A richly flavoured palate brimming with lychee and pear, ripe apples and stonefruit, which continue on to a long, dry and refreshing finish.
Breathing Space Sauvignon Blanc
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
After twelve years working vintage near some of the world's finest's coastal swells in South Africa and California, winemaker, diver and avid angler Matt Byrne settled amongst the dynamic surfing winemaker communities of Margaret River. He discovered some of the world's greatest beaches and familiarized himself with the most splendid viticulture in Australia. A veracious expression of Margaret River Sauvignon Blanc with animate textural palate, judicious balance of steely fruit and brisk greenery, exquisite as aperitif and superb with Al fresco.
$1799each
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Sourced from fine vineyards, Breathing Space puts a focus on capturing the intense Margaret River regionality while retaining the eloquence of varietal character. The well protected, south facing slope of the central Wilyabrup vineyard provides a cool pocket within an otherwise warmer location. These more temperate mesoclimes are further balanced by cooling breezes from the Indian Ocean, which deliver excellent ripening conditions throughout the growing season. Breathing Space wines are styled for fun, designed to be easy to drink and allow one to escape the chaos of the big city. Minimal winemaking influence allows the fruit to be the defining factor in the finished wine.
 
Light pale straw hue. Good varietal characteristics show through on the nose, tropical and stonefruit aromas. A zesty upfront palate of citrus and ripe orchard characters is followed by green vegetable and herbaceousness, over a backdrop of complex muted nettle and green pea notes. Clean, beautifully balanced and lingering, Breathing Space makes for easy and enjoyable drinking.
Evans Tate Classic Chardonnay
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
One of Margaret River's transcendent winemakers, Evans & Tate are renowned for their essential, contemporarily styled white wines. A succulent, zippy rendering of Chardonnay, driven by the freshness of its pure, primary fruit characters. Evans & Tate can call on the slow ripening vineyards to yield crisply flavoured grapes with good natural acids which can be vinified into wines of concentration and finesse. A vitalizing bouquet and palate is embellished by vibrant stonefruit flavours, with just the right amount of textural mouthfeel and complexity.
$1599each
$191DOZEN
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Fruit is sourced from vineyards which can provide requisite quality of fruit exhibiting great freshness and flavour intensity at low baume levels. Once the fruit has reached the desired level of natural acidity, harvest is carried out throughout the cool of night and early morning. Bunches are destemmed and softly pressed to extract the finest free run juices, settled and broughtt to temperature before being racked off solids. One component has lees returned into the ferments to develop texture and savouryness. Upon completion a small parcel is lightly oaked, another is racked off lees to retain primary fruit, the balance is held on light yeast lees to impart subtle mouth feel.
 
Pale to mid straw with a fresh, light green rim. A showcase of the clean, generous Margaret River style, intense primary fruit aromas, melon and ripe nectarine, fresh peach with a delicate floral lift. Shows a splendid core of juicy Chardonnay flavours, honeydew, green apple and stonefruit all fill the mouth and provide great length of flavour. Enjoy with chargrilled chicken, red onion, beetroot and goats curd salad.
Evans Tate Classic Pink Moscato
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
The primary aim at Evans & Tate is to make wines that are truly expressive of the sensational winegrowing terroirs which make Margaret River so special. They have succeeded in capturing the sensational style of pinkly hued, lusciously grape flavoured wines that are finding a home within the hearts of Moscato lovers everywhere. A cepage of mostly Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz, with additions of Canada Muscat and Chardonnay, brought together in a brightly fruit forward, slightly petulant, toothsome fruit cup, best described as irresistible.
$1799each
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Consistent and reliable, enthusiasts have come to trust the reputation of Evans & Tate's consistency in style, coupled with the trend towards lighter, more refreshing wine. Margaret River's renowned cool summer nights and sea breezes ensure that the fruit ripens beautifully at lower baume with excellent natural acidity, perfect for the Moscato style. Harvested throughout the cool of night, fruit is lightly crushed through an airbag press, the highest quality free run juices are separated and treated to a traditional vinification. A floral yeast is added and ferments are kept at 15C, retaining freshness and bright fruit aromas. Upon completion, are cold stabilized and treated to filtration before bottling. Alcohol 8.5%
 
Bright to mid pink with a vibrant light red rim. A tropical fruit salad nose showcasing the beauty of the Muscat grape, guava and pawpaw dominate, lifted aromas of musk, gardenia flower and honeysuckle providing wonderful perfume. The flavours burst through from the nose, with juicy tropical fruits dominating the palate. Passionfruit, guava and ripe watermelon, beautifully balanced grape sugars and juicy acidity for a long, fresh, persistent finish.
Evans Tate Classic Pinot Chardonnay N.V
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
Evans & Tate have assembled components of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from across several vintages, applying a course of extravagant yeast autolysis and lees battonage, enriching the base wines and artfully composing the definitive Margaret River Cuvee Brut. A splendid sparkler with delicate bead and elegant mousse, its creamy fruit character, engaging biscuit complexity and appealing freshness, make Evans & Tate the aperitif of choice to accompany ripe strawberries, canapes or your favourite faire.
$1599each
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Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are collated from vineyards which have consistently yielded harvests most suitable for a sparkling wine, characterized by intense flavour profile and good retention of natural grape acids at ripeness. Bunches are crushed and the highest quality juices are settled for two days at 10C, to be racked off and warmed for inoculation. A long, cool fermentation until dry, is followed by a term on yeast lees to impart texture and delicate yeasty notes. A select batch of exceptional Chardonnay is left to mature on heavy yeast lees, stirred regularly to keep the sediments in suspension, imparting great complexity and exquisite texture into the finished wine. Alcohol 12.0%
 
Pale straw with youthful green hue, fine effervescence breaking evenly across the palate. Bright, fresh and fruity nose, green apple and white peach, honeydew melon with lifted notes of honeysuckle. Subtle shortbread and fresh yeast characters impart complexity. The palate is creamy and textural, apple, peach and melon flavours dominate with time on yeast lees adding a delicate almond note, carrying the wine to a clean, dry finish.
Evans Tate Classic White
Margaret
Available by the dozen
A highly engaging, finely attenuated accord of Semillon with Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Evans and Tate have gained international renown with their classic Margaret River style of dry white wine. Semillon lends distinctive characters of milk thistle and slate, Sauvignon Blanc contributes a zingy frappe of vegetables, gooseberry and lychee, Chardonnay adds structure and fine fruit.
$1499each
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Batches of the best grapes showing intense varietal flavours and high natural acidity at lower baumes levels are selected from good Margaret River vineyards. Parcels of Sauvignon Blanc purposefully grown for the Classic White style receive an enzyme addition in the vineyard to encourage flavour and aroma extraction from skins prior to crushing. On completion of ferments, parcels are sulphured, chilled and coarse clarified to avoid extended contact on yeast lees. Some components are kept on light yeast lees for a period, building texture. The batches are then assembled, followed by a fine earth filtration. Minimal handling throughout achieves an intensely aromatic and varietally expressive wine.
 
Brilliant pale straw with fresh green hue. Lifted tropical aromas of passionfruit, lychee and gooseberry, a touch of nectarine from the Chardonnay. Semillon contributes pungent characters of grassyness and slate. The palate is juicy and succulent, exhibiting nectarine and tropical fruits, culminating in a fresh citrus finish. Juicy and well balanced, with a touch of maritime sultryness, a marvelous accompaniment to calamari, avocado and crab.
Evans Tate Gnangara Cabernet
Margaret River
Available by the dozen
The enduring Evans & Tate were at the forefront of Margaret River's rise to international recognition, to this day they are endowed with some of the region's most bountiful Cabernet vineyards. Their viticultural team have trained the resplendent sites to bestow perennially upon the winemakers, vintages of increasing excellence. The best parcels are selected and vinified to a mix of old and new world techniques, to achieve a Cabernet wine with an intensity of flavour in compelling, Margaret River styling.
$1299each
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Evans & Tate's vineyards produce ripe, intensely coloured Cabernet berries brimming with bright varietal characters and endowed with soft textures. Prior to picking, grapes are tasted twice weekly to monitor flavour, colour and tannin development. Bunches are harvested throughout the cool of night and early morning, gently destemmed, transferred to static fermenter and cold soaked for several days. Parcels are fermented at 22C to 24C as seeds are carefully extracted and batches thoroughly aerated every eight hours. Upon completion, components are pressed to tank and racked clean off yeast lees, a third of Gnangara is matured in French oak.
 
Deep purple red colour. Pure Cabernet nose exhibiting briar, fresh blackberry and blueberry aromas ahead of a leafy menthol/spearmint lift. French oak maturation has infused delicate cedar and subtle spice notes. Palate is filled with ripe blueberry and plum, fresh, flavoursome and long with perfectly integrated characters of cedar and toast. Bliss alongside roast beef and crisped potatoes.
Evans Tate Gnangara Cabernet Merlot
Margaret Swan Pemberton
Available by the dozen
After an exhaustive search to isolate the finest site for Margaret River viticulture, John Evans and John Tate planted vines on a piece of land along the northern bank of Wilyabrup River. One of Evans & Tate's most enduring labels, drawing fruit from across all of West Australia's premier winegrowing precincts, Gnangara have consistently delivered opulent, mouth filling red wines which are charged with the definitive west coast style and charm. Cuisine? Match Gnangara with a cut of yearling beef and dressed in porcini and wine sauce.
$1299each
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Cabernet and Merlot grapes from each block of vines are tasted twice weekly to determine the perfect time of harvest. Merlot is picked between midnight and early morning to ensure it reaches the winery as cold as possible. Fruit is gently destemmed into fermenters for a few days of cold soak, infusing aromatics, good colour and tannin structure. Cabernet Sauvignon is picked during the day for immediate vinification. Each parcel is fermented for several days, thoroughly aerated every eight hours along with seed removal. Upon completion, batches are pressed and racked off yeast lees, a choice component is filled to a selection of French oak barrels for a term of maturation, followed by assemblage into the final wine.
 
Dense purple colour, bright red, purple rim. Lifted ripe plums and red berry fruit notes on the bouquet, complimented by hints of clove and vanilla bean spice. Supple fruit core of juicy dark plum and bright red berry fruit notes dominate, held together by a lovely acid line and supporting oak. The tannins are just there, velvety, the palate extends itself with persistence, to a long dry finish.
Evans Tate Gnangara Chardonnay
Margaret Swan Pemberton
Available by the dozen
Discovering an unoaked Chardonnay with full palate and fine textures can be a pleasant surprise.
$1299each
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Harvests of Chardonnay are sourced from good vineyards around the warmer regions of the Swan Valley through to Blackwood, Geographe and Margaret River, to the cooler areas of Pemberton and Manjimup. Three months lees contact achieves a complexity of flavour that covers an enticing array from ripe peach, nectarine, and rockmelon, through to the leaner pineapple and grapefruit characters associated with cooler climates. After being destemmed and crushed, the fruit undergoes a controlled cool fermentation through select strains of yeast, to retain the full spectrum of Chardonnay characters. The final wine is assembled completely unwooded and unoaked.
 
Colour is a clear pale straw with brilliant green hues. Lifted pear, green apple, honeydew melon and zesty lemon citrus characters. Further romas of guava and mango, cashew nuts and zabayon. The palate is generous and rich with fresh, clean tropical fruit and stone fruit flavours, excellent acidity and subtle notes of sherbet. Enjoy with Fish & chips or Moroccan chicken.
Evans Tate Gnangara Sauvignon Blanc
Manjimup Pemberton
Available by the dozen
Gnangara, pronounced nan-gara, is a reference to the underground spring which nourishes much of the fertile region surrounding the original Evans & Tate wineworks. The perpetually replenished vines yield grapes with great flavour intensity and natural acidity, particularly from sites around Manjimup and Pemberton. The freshness of lime zest comes from Manjimup, Pemberton contributes vital slatey and grassy characters.
$1299each
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Sauvignon Blanc, principally from Manjimup and Pemberton, a pure varietal wine of intensity and concentration. The cool maritime nights and favourable ripening seasons stimulate the vines to develop pungent characters and electrifying acids in the fruit. Grapes are picked throughout the cool of night and lightly pressed. Juices are cold settled in tank at 10C for two days before being racked, warmed to 17C and inoculated to choice strains of yeast for a cool fermentation. Upon completion, portions are kept on light, fresh yeast lees for up to three months. Components are assembled and lightly fined, stabilised and filtered, minimal handling retains the attractive primary fruit qualities of the Gnangara style. Alcohol 13.0%
 
Brilliant pale yellow hue. Intensely varietal with layers of lime zest, fig, passionfruits and cut grass. Dry and beautifully refreshing, especially when slightly chilled. The freshness of lime zest comes from the Manjimup component, Pemberton contributes slatey, grassy flavours. Dry and beautifully refreshing, especially when consumed slightly chilled alongside the freshest faire.
1 - 12 of 15 Wines By Evans Tate
Evans & Tate were at the forefront of the Margaret River's rise to international recognition as one of the world's great winegrowing appellations

Like many tales, Evans & Tate's does not begin in Australia. Lionel Teitelbaum was born in 1899 in a village called Nicopol in the Ukraine. Still a young boy when he emigrated to Australia in 1909, Lionel was bounding with confidence and enthusiasm. Such energy translated into a successful family and business life, creating a solid foundation for the future Tate generations. Lionel ensured that his son John enjoyed the benefits of an education as well as an appreciation of cultural pursuits including art, music and wine.

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As his business career matured, John Tate was able to turn one of his lifelong dreams into reality when he purchased a small vineyard with friend and business partner John Evans. The following year the Tate involvement in the industry became absolute with the purchase of a small winery called Gnangara Wines, located in the historic Swan Valley, just north of Perth.

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The primary aim at Evans & Tate is to make wines that are truly expressive of the best terroirs within the Margaret River region. A state of the art 7500 tonne crush winery, built with this philosophy in mind, is sited at the Lionel Vineyard in Jindong. The winery reflects the professionalism and commitment shown in all areas of the company.

Evans & Tate have invested heavily in cutting edge winemaking equipment, impressive stocks of French and American oak, and the best laboratory facilities. The winery is close to all major vineyard sites from which grapes can be sourced, which gives the winemakers enough freedom to make each parcel of fruit in accordance with it's specific flavour profile and attributes.

The wines of Evans & Tate have consistently merited high critical acclaim and accolades from peers and public alike. Evans & Tate has created an enviable show record over the years receiving numerous trophies and gold medals at both domestic and international competitions. With each individual style of wine, the team looks to achieve intensity of flavour, complexity and regional character.

"From its Swan Valley base 30 years ago, Evans & Tate became the largest Margaret River winery and producer. Having increased its estate vineyard holdings with the establishment of a large planting in the Jindong area, it raised substantial capital by listing on the Stock Exchange. It then turned its attention eastwards, with the acquisition of Oakridge Estate in the Yarra Valley, followed by Cranswick Wines (since sold). It became a casualty of the downturn in the market in 2005, its future direction uncertain, a merger with a US company aborted in March '07. Throughout all this turmoil, the high quality of its Margaret River wines has been maintained." -James Halliday

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No single achievement has meant more to the winemaking team than the Trophy for Best Red Wine of the Competition at the 2000 International Wine Challenge in London for Evans & Tate 1999 Margaret River Shiraz. This award was especially significant as it validated the Evans & Tate viticultural and vinicultural philosophy, whilst crystallizing the Margaret River region as a truly world class winegrowing appellation.

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