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.
Saddle Creek Shiraz-Cabernet 2016 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.
Berton Vineyards Foundstone Shiraz 2017 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.
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 2016 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.
A medium bodied and vivacious wine with ripe brambly fruit and a fresh finish. The palate is soft yet full bodied with ripe dark cherries, plum and blackcurrant fruit characteristics mixed with well integrated toasty oak.
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.
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.
Selected for its deep colour and intense flavour, this rich, dark red Shiraz has lifted aromas of dark cherry, blackberry and delicately integrated oak. The generous and concentratd palate is velvety with firm tannins and flavours of ripe cherry, plum and mocha over hints of smoky oak.
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.
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.
Barossa Shiraz Reserve 2015 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...
Berton Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra 2015 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.
An ultra-vibrant medium bodied wine with a bouquet of violets with an earthy-graphite nose. Violets emanate from the Malbec, with a focussed minerality from the Cabernet Sauvignon. On the palate,cedary tannins weave through the cassis and plum.
Ad Hoc Middle of Everywhere Frankland River Shiraz 2016, 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 2017 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 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.
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.