Redbank Emily Sparkling Pinot Noir NV: (King Valley, VIC)
Myrrhee Ridge vineyard sits 700m above sea level overlooking the King Valley in Victoria’s high country. Snow covers this vineyard during winter. The premium grapes, shrouded in cloud most of the time, produce excellent cool climate wine. The wine has the colour of pale straw with bright green tints, an aroma of creamy apple pie, citrus, nougat and pear and a palate of creamy texture and fresh dry finish.
In the enchanting region of Nervesa Della Battaglia, Treviso, in Italy nestled between the banks of the Piave River and the beautiful Montello hill lies this boutique estate. The wine is pale straw in colour with a very fine and persistent bead, aromas of apples and fresh flowers backed with a good acid palate.
Cester Dasogno Sparkling Prosecco Brut NV: (Treviso, Italy)
Storm Bay Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay NV: (Coal River Valley, TAS)
Storm Bay, named after a bay near Hobart and have vineyards located in the Coal River Valley, in Tasmania. The vineyards are on ancient tertiary clays and limestone. The colour is pale gold and it has a fine bead, aromas of fresh baked muffins and a dry firm palate with a lemon fresh finish.
Delamere Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay NV: (Pipers River, TAS)
Delamere vineyards are one of the oldest in the Pipers River sub-region of the Tamar Valley located in Northern Tasmania. A small portion of an older vintage base wine, blended with the latest vintage wine, brings a richness and depth with the freshness of the new vintage. As a result, flavours of fresh bread, nuts and leatherwood honey have a lingering and complex finish.
Moët & Chandon Champagne Brut Impérial NV: (Champagne, France)
This has the perfect balance of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier and has become one of the world's most-loved Champagnes from France. 'Moët' is characterised by bright fruitiness and elegant maturity. The palate reveals subtle pear, citrus and brioche notes.
Madfish Moscato 2018: (Margaret River, WA)
The grapes are form the famous Margaret River in Western Australia. MadFish Moscato is from the most noble of Muscat grape varieties, the Muscat Blanc à Petit Grains. Whilst the name implies a white colouration, the unexpected Rosa or pinkness of the wine is the result of a fortunate variant within the variety. Pale pink with aromas of guava, quince and raspberry sorbet complemented with a zesty citrus and light fizz.
Lark Hill Riesling 2019: (Canberra, ACT)
The vineyard is high on the Lake George escarpment, 30km from Canberra. Biodynamics methods make the vineyard sustainable and the wines produced without manipulation or chemical adjustment become a true expression of the “terroir” – that sense of unique place. The late vintage cool climate produces Riesling with intense aromas of lime, green apple, mineral notes and a zesty acid finish.
Howard Park Riesling 2017: (Mount Barker, WA)
The Mount Barrow vineyard is in the sub-region of Mount Barker of the Great Southern wine region in Western Australia. A brilliant pale lemon colour with aromas of green pear, the rich lemon curd and quince build on the soft talc textured palate driven by the line of fine citrus balanced acidity.
Bladen Tin Cottage Sauvignon Blanc 2019: (Marlborough, NZ)
The Marlborough Region is Sauvignon Blanc central in New Zealand. Tin Cottage refers back to the caravan that Dave and Christine McDonald lived in when they first started. The colour is bright straw yellow with green tinges, aromas of gooseberries, fresh herbs and passionfruit with a concentrated palate of tropical fruit interwoven through the wine.
Forest Hill Highbury Fields 2019: (Mount Barker, WA)
The Highbury Fields Block 6 vineyard is on an elevated hill site at 240 meters above sea level and located in the sub region of Mount Barker in the Great Southern wine region of Western Australia. The wine colour is bright straw with green hues, has lifted aromas of citrus juice, gooseberry & guava combined with a great mouth filling textured palate and subtle tropical flavours.
La Maschera Pinot Grigio 2019: (Limestone Coast, SA)
The maritime climate of the Limestone Coast wine region in South Australia is very similar to the northeast wine region of Veneto in Italy, the home of the Pinot Grigio grape. Venice is the capital. ‘La Maschera’ translates in English to ‘The Mask’, traditional for the Carnival of Venice. The wine has aromas of jasmine, wild flowers and a hint of red apple with a fresh palate feel and crunchy pear acidity.
Mountadam Pinot Gris 2018: (Eden Valley, SA)
Mountadam Vineyards, situated on a unique rocky outcrop, commands an excellent view over the Eden Valley in South Australia. The wine has bright golden colour, aromas of pear, fig and citrus with an underlying spicy character as well as good palate texture and dry clean finish.
Hahndorf Hill White Mischief Gruner Veltliner 2019: (Adelaide Hills, SA)
The vineyard is located at the edge of the historic, German-heritage village of Hahndorf in the beautiful Adelaide Hills of South Australia. The abundant red-blue slate in the loamy topsoils plus generous intrusions of quartz and ironstone form the perfect foundation for the Gruner vines and their great minerality. White Mischief is an exciting New World version of the more traditional Austrian styles with exuberant aromatics of citrus, spice and grapefruit backed with a good weight palate and exotic tropical fruit notes.
Tyrrells Semillon 2019: (Hunter Valley, NSW)
Sourced from the HVD vineyard in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, the vineyard is located between two dry creek beds and features fine sandy soils over coarse river sand. The wine’s golden colour has a lifted nose showing citrus freshness and a medium-bodied palate with a perfect balance of fruit and soft acid.
West Cape Howe Chardonnay 2018: (Mount Barker, WA)
The West Cape Howe vineyard is in the Mount Barker sub region of the Great Southern wine region in Western Australia. The vineyard systems incorporate organic principles and this produces consistently the highest quality of fruit. This slight golden colour indicates the wine is lightly wooded, with aromas tropical fruits and delicious melon fruit flavours backed by a good palate weight and clean acidity.
Heirloom Chardonnay 2018: (Adelaide Hills, SA)
Heirloom Chardonnay Vineyards are located in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia. The Company was conceived when a young winemaking student caught the eye of a silly old wine judge. A love story ensued inspired by two vows: To preserve the best of tradition and champion the principals of organic and biodynamic farming. The Chardonnay vines are clone selected and hand tended. The grapes sorted bunch by bunch, naturally fermented from the free run juice, gently tank pressed and stored in French oak barriques for 12 months. The wine features aromas of ripening white peaches and nectarines with hints of French oak with a mouth filling palate and fresh finish.
Penfolds Bin 311 Chardonnay 2017: (Three top Regions in Australia)
Bin 311 Chardonnay truly reflects the winemakers’ mantra ‘we always go where the fruit grows best and where it best suits style’. The fruit is sourcing is from cool-climate Adelaide Hills, Tasmania, Tumbarumba. In true Bin 311 style, it exhibits lemon and lime aromas and a mineral acid backbone, complemented by barrel fermentation and maturation in French oak. This is one of the best Chardonnay’s in Australia.