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TOP DROPS FROM AROUND THE VALLEY FOR YOUR SPRING TIME FESTIVITIES.

 

Winmark Wines

2021 Single Vineyard Reserve Chardonnay


Awarded Best Young Chardonnay 2021/2022 at the NSW Small Winemakers Awards 2022.

TASTING This wine is pure and inviting from the wonderful lemon colour to the fine and persistent finish. The youthful flavours of white stone fruits and nashi pear supported with soft spices are a delight.

FOOD MATCH Pair with good food and good company.

CELLARING Enjoy now or cellar up to 10 years.

PRICE $55







 

Mount Pleasant

Estate Grown Semillon 2022


A classic Hunter Valley Semillon crafted from 100% estate vineyards.

TASTING Bright green hues. Classic citrus characters of lime & lemongrass predominate with wonderful intensity and purity. An elegant yet intense palate of pure Semillon fruit providing great line and length.

FOOD MATCH The Mount Pleasant Lobster Roll available until the end of Spring each weekend in The Laneway at Mount Pleasant.

CELLARING Enjoy as a lively wine now or cellar for up to 10 years.

PRICE $25






 

Tamburlaine Organic Wines

2021 Bull In A China Shop Pétillant Naturel


Pinot Gris with a dash of Shiraz, this refreshing take on a classic style is sure to turn heads. Brimming with fresh pear and citrus flavours, its textural charm from bottle fermentation offers a unique and delicious experience.

TASTING Lifted citrus and fruit florals dominate on the nose with a similarly zesty and textured palate that follows. Refreshing and lingering flavour to savour.

FOOD MATCH Earthy charcuterie boards or a rustic herb and mushroom risotto.

CELLARING Minimal Intervention, minimal sulphur – keep cool and drink young.

PRICE $24







 

Savannah Estate

2022 Hunter Valley Vermentino Arneis


Savannah Estate Wines are produced from small select parcels of premium fruit grown in renowned viticulture regions throughout Australia. This Italian white blend will definitely be the feature of every long lunch. Saluti!

TASTING With the Vermentino being the feature in this white blend, the prominent hints of lime and grapefruit bring out the minerality straight up on the nose and front palate. The fruit-driven aromas of white peach and apricots from the Arnies (little rascal) will round out the crisp acid.

FOOD MATCH Salt and pepper calamari, sardines on toast, Chinese pork belly.

CELLARING From 3 to 5 years.

PRICE RRP $30 Members Price $25.50







 

Iron Gate Estate

2022 Cabernets Rosé


This 2022 version of Rosé is stylistically the same as previous vintages. This vintage’s version is predominantly a combination of early picked Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Bright pink-salmon in the glass, the bouquet presents scents of cranberry, red currant and tea rose.

TASTING The refined palate is elegant with red berry-like flavours, good fruit weight and a cleansing and slightly dry finish.

FOOD MATCH Terrific with anything from fruit to cheese, but great with seared salmon.

CELLARING Up to 5 years.

PRICE $30








 

Tranquil Vale Vineyard

Pukka


Made in the Traditional Method, secondary fermented in the bottle. This spectacular sparking wine is a blend of the estate Semillon and Chardonnay.

TASTING Light straw colour with fine persistent bead, a clean, crisp palate, notes of fresh green apple combined with developing aged characters and generous mouth feel.

FOOD MATCH Oysters, prawns and canapés.

CELLARING From 3 to 5 years.

PRICE $60





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