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Organic and Biodynamic Wines

Ascella Organic Wines

2017 Reserve Shiraz – RRP $49 Ascella Organic Wines is the largest certified organic vineyard in the Hunter Valley. All of Ascella’s wines are made using only organic grapes from their secluded vineyard located in the pristine Broke Fordwich region, where they are committed to maintaining a balanced, chemical free and sustainable environment. TASTING Red fruit and plums with a soft mocca palate. Fruit flavours of cherry and five spice. Dried herbs with intense fruit and delicate spicy oak. FOOD MATCH Beef, lamb, hard cheese or spicy stir-fry. CELLARING Up to 15 years.


Ascella Organic Wines 2014 Reserve Chardonnay – RRP $33.50 The choicest fruit and the most careful crushing techniques are used to create Ascella’s Reserve Chardonnay using only organic grapes from their vineyards in the secluded Thompsons Valley in Broke Fordwich where culture, tradition and the environment are respected and nurtured. TASTING Layers of primary fruit characters and creamy notes. A zesty elegant Chardonnay with ripe peach and orange blossom lift with spicy French oak. FOOD MATCH Fish, poultry, pork or pastas. CELLARING Up to 10 years.


Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Spider Run Reserve White – RRP $40 This wine is a combination of Krinklewood’s trademark biodynamic whites – Semillon, Chardonnay and Verdelho – and gives an all-encompassing true reflection of Krinklewood terroir in one beautiful blend. TASTING Pale straw in colour, with enticing aromas of nashi pear, citrus blossom and stone fruit that carry through onto the palate and are well integrated with subtle French oak characteristics. Light to medium bodied, firm through the middle palate with a salivating finish and cool minerality. FOOD MATCH French chicken tarragon. CELLARING Up to 8 years.


Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard Francesca Rosé – RRP $25 This vintage we made our Francesca Rosé from 50% Mourvédre and 50% Merlot. The fruit was picked early and pressed lightly where it stayed in contact with the skins for minimal time. TASTING Offering a delicate pale baby pink colour, this Rosé displays an attractive aroma of Turkish delight, strawberry and citrus blossom. The palate is refreshingly dry with aromatic hints of rose petals and violets. A beautiful lunchtime wine, best enjoyed well chilled in its youth. FOOD MATCH Traditional wood fire pizza. CELLARING Drink now!


Tamburlaine Organic Wines 2017 Reserve Orange Cabernet Sauvignon, Organic – $64 Cool climate, high altitude vineyards of Orange. Trophy | Best Wine in Show - Australian Highlands Wine Show 2018 Trophy | Best Red Wine in Show - Australian Highlands Wine Show 2018 TASTING Cassis and mint chocolate on the nose with gentle spice and elegant structure from oak maturation. FOOD MATCH Crumbed mushroom burger with smokey tomato relish, rosemary and crispy fried onions. CELLARING 8+ years. Keep away from strong light, at a cool, constant temperature below 15°.


Tamburlaine Organic Wines 2017 Reserve Orange Riesling, Biodynamic – RRP $33 From our cool climate, biodynamic vineyard of Borenore, Orange at 860m altitude. 90 Points – Halliday Wine Companion 2019, Silver Medal & 90 Points - Australian Highland Wine Show 2017, Bronze Medal and 85 Points - New South Wales Wine Show 2017, Bronze Medal - Orange Wine Show 2017. TASTING Orange blossom and white peach on the nose with a flinty, mineral palate. Refreshing acidity, refined and citrus driven. FOOD MATCH Scallops, baby radishes and water crest with chilli and lime. CELLARING 8+ years. Keep away from strong light, at a cool, constant temperature below 15°.

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