Australia

Australia


Gone are the days of those artificial Chardonnays and Shirazs, Australia has really grown up as a wine country and has discovered its sense of regionality (don’t say ‘terroir’). The buzz words at the moment are ‘cool climate’ as areas like Tasmania, Yarra Valley etc are being planted to Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling. But among the classic regions of Barossa Valley, Coonawarra and McLaren Vale and many others, there are still some discoveries to be made, with young, maverick winemakers shunning the old system of selling grapes, and getting their fingers purple by making their own fabulous and expressive wines

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  1. Dowie Doole 2014 Hooley Dooley
    Hooley Dooley is blended from Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from prime sites of the McLaren Vale. A delicious,... Learn More
  2. St Hallett 2015 'Gamekeeper's' Grenache Shiraz Touriga
    A blend of two Rhone varieties and one Portuguese. A spicy red with rich fruit - not a blockbuster, but stylish and... Learn More
  3. St Hallett 2016 'Gamekeeper's' Cabernet Sauvignon
    St Hallett's take on Cabernet is a medium to full version with deep scented blackcurrant, fresh mint and thyme and a... Learn More
  4. Tahbilk 2015 Marsanne
    Tahbilk is famed for Marsanne, their signature variety. The grapes are picked early in the season to preserve the... Learn More
  5. Parker Estate 2015 Chardonnay
    A cool and fresh Chardonnay with scents of golden and tropical fruits. The palate is mouthfilling with hazelnuts and... Learn More
  6. Hancock & Hancock 2016 Fiano
    There is a growing trend in Australia for Italian white varieties and Fiano is one of the more successful of these as... Learn More
  7. Petaluma 2017 Coonawarra Nebbiolo Rose
    Who knew that Nebbiolo made great rosé? This a delicious, complex rosé with floral and pink peach notes... Learn More
  8. Tahbilk 2014 Shiraz
    Tahbilk's reds have one foot in the old world and one foot in the new. There is a focus of bright fruit, but the... Learn More
  9. Vickery 2015 Watervale Riesling
    Clare Valley Riesling is an Australian classic. Famed for their racy acidity which cuts through the lime cordial and... Learn More
  10. Chambers Rosewood NV Rutherglen Muscat Halves
    A true Australian classic. Dense and rich, but not too much. Learn More
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