Saddle Creek Shiraz-Cabernet 2017 is a lightly oaked, ripe everyday drinking Aussie blend. It shows typical straightforward berry flavours, perfect for fans of this warm-climate style.
Peppery, plum and violet characters balanced with subtle oak; a flavoursome wine that is soft and smooth.
Crimson red colour, with aromas of dark cherry, blackberries, and nutmeg. The forest fruit flavours are offset by spicy oak and a background of aromatic dried herbs.
Aromas of gentle spice and white pepper. On the palate, soft berry fruit with hints of aromatic spices. Medium bodied, with a persistent finish.
Berton Vineyards Foundstone Merlot is a soft, plummy Aussie red with intense aromas and a juicy texture. Cassis and plum flavours are given added complexity by judicious oak ageing.
Berton Vineyards Foundstone Shiraz is a structured, spicy Aussie red with intense aromas and a velvety texture. Blackberry and plum flavours are given added complexity by judicious oak ageing.
The Winemakers Reserve Black Shiraz is an extreme example of Australian Shiraz with deep colour and aromas of blackberry and plum over toasty coffee and spicy oak. The palate is full flavoured and intense with rich plum, blueberry and mocha notes. The tannins are ripe and dense giving great structure and length to the palate.
The Black Shiraz, from South Australia's Berton Vineyards, is as muscular and full-blooded as its 'metal label' suggests. Dark in colour and full of liquorice and spicy blackberry flavours, this wine proves that big, concentrated Aussie wines don't need to cost big money. See also the Winemakers Reserve Black Shiraz.
Deeply rich and inky purple in colour, this Durif shows rich, ripe concentrated fruit bursting with varietal aromas of anise and blackberry. Subtle hints of violet, spice and chocolate notes enhance the intensely fruit forward palate which is well structured with a satisfying finish.
A cool climate style of Shiraz with vibrant flavours of black olives enhanced by black pepper on the finish and aromas reminiscent of plums and chocolate enveloped in a touch of earthy complexity. Rich and full of dark fruits on the palate, leading to a long, satisfying finish.
An amazing lifted bouquet of blackberries with a touch of mocha. Rich and smooth on the palate it offers a lovely soft finish with polished tannins.
Approachable, striking and modern, this red blend oozes complexity - with the Shiraz's earthiness tempering the Grenache's muskiness, which softens the Mataro's steeliness. Two may be company, but in this case three is perfection.
Barossa Shiraz Reserve is deep red in colour with a very youthful, vibrant hue. The aromas are powerful and complex with a wealth of fruit including ripe black cherries and blackberries with hints of eucalyptus and spice. The rich, full bodied palate is brimming with mulberry, blackberry and vanilla notes, which are underpinned by a fine tannin structure.
Berton Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra is a deep, complex age-worthy Coonawarra Cabernet. It shows characteristic aromas of mint, eucalyptus and fresh tobacco spice, overlayed with cassis and blackberry. On the palate, this is a concentrated wine that will develop complexity over five years.
Lovely lifted aromas of violets and sweet blackberry jam on the nose are followed by an intense and complex palate of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit with vanilla and coffee notes. Fine velvety tannins marry to create a soft and structured palate that has a long, flavoursome finish.
A juicy and vibrant blend with aromas of raspberry, blackberry and cherry lifted by notes of violets and sweet spice. This easy drinking wine is bright, lively and brimming with red fruits framed by soft, tannins and a touch of spice on the finish.
Ad Hoc Middle of Everywhere Frankland River Shiraz, from Western Australia, is aged for 8 months in 30% new and 2-year old French oak barrels. Aromas of blueberries, gentle spice and white pepper. On the palate, soft berry fruit and nuances of aromatic spices of cinnamon and nutmeg. Medium bodied, with a persistent finish.
Cruel Mistress Pinot Noir Ad Hoc, from the Great Southern region of Western Australia, is modern in presentation (the tongue-in-cheek note reads "hints of lipstick and leather!") But inside the bottle, this is a sappy, refined Pinot, with lovely cherry, red fruit aromas and a soft, velvety palate vibrant acidity.
A deliciously smooth wine which delivers rich, intense aromas of blackberry, black cherry and subtle hints of toasty oak. Opulent with juicy berried fruits, a unique mineral character and subtle nuances of vanilla and cedar box, the palate is velvety soft with beautifully integrated tannins and a long, elegant finish.
Bold flavours of mulberry, liquorice and dark brooding fruits, finishing with a divine spiciness akin to chilli, perfectly complementing the dark chocolate and cherry nuances.
Layers of soft luxurious tannins, subtle mint and blackberry, with aromas of red fruits and liquorice.
Dark crimson red, loaded with blackberry, raspberry and hints of pepper, finishing with a luscious mocha espresso quality. There is ample tannin, but with a soft gentle presence., and aromas of berry fruits with hints of violet.
A bouquet of black cherries is enveloped in subtle mineral nuances and supporting oak spice. Red flowery fruit flavours dominate, with subtle slate-like minerality following through onto the elegant palate, all framed by fine tannins through to a long finish.
Earthy beetroot, red cherry and red/flowery fruit bouquet are supported by spicy oak aromas. The palate follows suit with beetroot, cherry and flowery/red fruit, fine tannins and a soft texture.
Lake Breeze Bernoota Shiraz Cabernet shows dark fruit characters of blackberry and plums, with a hint of choc mint and smoky oak aromas. The palate encompasses all of the trademark Langhorne Creek fruit sweetness and soft tannins.
Packed with Barossa Shiraz flavours... plums, black fruits and warm spices, with light oak to allow the fruit to take centre stage - this is a plush, vibrant wine of immense generosity and incredible value.
Showcasing the best of the Margaret River region, this deep, inky purple wine shows intense classic Cabernet aromas of blackcurrant. Ample notes of blackcurrant and bay leaf are layered with hints of cedar and chocolate on the palate. Medium bodied, this wine has velvety soft tannins and a long smooth finish.
A wonderfully poised wine showing aromas of perfumed floral notes, cassis and blackberry briary fruits complemented by an attractive earthiness. The berried fruits are framed by well integrated and savoury tannins through to an exquisite finish.
This Shiraz unveils pretty ripe plum flavours, with subtle peppery notes, spice and a supportive line of acid that makes it a great food wine. Vibrant and balanced, this showcases the generosity of flavour and liveliness that Shiraz brings to the palate.
Opulent aromas of rich, bright red fruits are supported by a core of classic Clare Valley spice. Beautifully structured with fine savoury tannins and terrific length of vibrant fruit on the palate. Not your typical Clare Valley Shiraz!
A magnificent, stylish and well balanced Shiraz, showcasing intense aromas of blueberries and mulberries combined with overtones of chocolate and mint. The palate demonstrates integrated tannins and an abundance of fruit flavours, leading to a long finish.
A vibrant, contemporary expression of Shiraz with perfumed aromas of violets, blueberry, mulberry and sage. Lifted brambly fruit on the palate combines with notes of black olive and subtle savoury spice. Beautifully textured with fine grained tannins.
Perfumed fruits of the forest and menthol undertones make this exotic Cabernet sing. It is smooth and rich but with a silky moreish finish.
Classic Barossa blend of grenache, mataró and shiraz, aged in seasoned oak barrels, delicious drinking today but is a wine that will continue to improve over the medium term. Detailed aromas of dark blackberries and plums, Asian spices, veal jus, pepper, earth and mocha oak.
A mix of light and dark fresh ripe berried fruits, cured meats and lifted spice on the nose sets you up for mouthful of savoury and gamey flavour in the mouth.
Berton Vineyard High Eden Bonsai Shiraz Cabernet is an intense, firmly structured Shiraz that can be cellared for more than a decade. It it rich and full-flavoured, with well-integrated oak that shows lovely black cherry, chocolate and white pepper flavours. With age, hints of liquorice and cigar box spice will emerge.
A subtle hint of violets laces the warm mint chocolate and pepper core. A wonderfully enticing and silky cool climate Shiraz.
The flavours of damson plum and red cherry are pure pinot, the mouthfeel fresh and balanced.
A wine that celebrates the elegance and intensity of flavours that old bush vine Shiraz from the deep sands of Amery Hill can bring to the table. With spice and ripe cherries on the nose, followed by deep red fruits and rich plums on an elegantly weighted palate, the flavours are balanced by soft tannins.
Bright red in the glass with a pink tinge. Lifted aromatics of wild strawberry, cherry, rhubarb and wet forest floor. Primal wine with palate bursting of sweet red fruit, wild brambly fruits, natural savoury edge and hints of spice. Sumptuous mid palate with lively natural acids that carry the wine with great length.