This traditional Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel is deep and rich, showing ripe black fruit flavours with subtle jam and chocolate overtones, typical of these family grown vineyards. Gentle on the palate with a subtle, smoky finish.
This richly coloured wine offers opulent notes of dark berried fruit and blueberry, with nuances of black pepper, fine cocoa and vanilla. Showing lovely balance, the ripe fruit is enveloped in elegant tannins through to a lingering finish.
Essensia Orange Muscat, from winemaker Andre Quady, is made from the rare Orange Muscat variety. It has an aroma reminiscent of orange blossom and apricot, an intense, sweet middle and a lingering refreshing aftertaste.
Elysium Black Muscat, from winemaker Andrew Quady, is made from the rare dark-skinned Black Muscat variety. It has a rose-like aroma, which led Quady to name the wine Elysium, Greek for heaven. Sweet and velvety on the palate, Elysium is a a hedonistic wine lover's dream.
Pale lemon yellow in colour, the Lockwood Vineyard Chardonnay has bright citrus and green apple aromas and flavours, along with a touch of crisp spice. The bright fruit with its clean acidity and minerality, leads to a refreshing, long finish.
Raymond R Collection Chardonnay has bright aromas of citrus, green apple and tropical fruit, followed by notes of vanilla and honeysuckle. Crisp, with a beautiful minerality, tangy citrus notes and a touch of vanilla on the exquisitely balanced palate, this wine is smooth to the finish.
Lockwood Vineyard Pinot Noir Monterey shows Californian Pinot at its elegant best. Rich, ruby red in colour with the complex aromas of dark cherry, strawberrry and cinnamon spice. On the palate, bright red fruit and a touch of oak coincide with cinnamon for a complex, well structured and deliciously long finish.
Raymond R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of dark red fruits and blackberry pie accented with a touch of clove. Opulent on the palate with rich flavours of rhubarb, plum and blackcurrant which intermingle seamlessly with the smooth tannins and create a long, delicious finish.
Starboard Batch 88 is the name Quady gives to its Port-style wine, made with the same grape varieties and similar methods as they do in the Douro. The blend is smooth and soft with a chocolate raisin character. Several different vintages are used in the blend which has an average age of about 5 years.
Bold aromas of ripe red fruits are followed by spicy notes of cinnamon and clove. The palate shows flavours of raspberry and black cherry unfolding into hints of mocha and cardamom which last through to the bright, fresh finish.
Mouth-coating darker fruit flavours grace the palate, along liquorice and sweet spice notes. Firm tannin structure, balanced acidity and a long finish make this wine a great pairing with grilled meats.
Raymond Reserve Collection Chardonnay is an elegant wine that opens with luscious aromas of pear and apple complemented by soft notes of honeysuckle and a touch of toasted oak. Well balanced and textured with flavours of melon, lemon and ripe pear culminating in a long, enjoyable finish.
Far Niente Chardonnay is a beautifully elegant wine that opens with delicate aromas of citrus blossom, honeydew melon, pear, flint and toasted almonds. Refreshing acidity leads to a juicy finish, layered with toasted oak.
Dolce is intensely fruity, driven by aromas of citrus and stone fruits, and layered with notes of honey and spice. Ripe peach and pear dominate in the nose and are complemented with notes of orange zest, dried apricot and fig. The palate is loaded with ripe and juicy apricot. It begins with a silky entry, followed by an unctuous and balanced mid-palate,...
Beautiful aromas of blackberry, boysenberry, cassis, liquorice and sweet anise, are seamlessly underpinned by hints of lightly toasted oak. The silky, smooth palate with flavours of mixed berry fruit, oak spice, and sweet liquorice is well-structured and polished, with fine grain tannins that melt into a long mouthwatering finish.