Australia Character Wine

Price: $39.99
Full-bodied and round in texture with great depth and persistence, the palate offers raspberries, earth, and some smoky oak characters. This elegant Heathcote wine lingers impressively with its seductive black berry flavors, refined tannins and long, dry finish.
Price: $44.99
The wine has lifted blueberry and blackberry fruit characters, which are complemented by nutmeg spice, violets and a touch of lavendar. The palate has an opulence of blackberry fruit and mocha flavors, but also has hints of mint, a touch of pepper and a fine tannic length and fresh acidity.
Price: $29.00 $24.99
The nose is an inviting swirl of flowers, spice, earth and red fruits including strawberries andmulberries. The palate is a textural wonderland, slippery graphite then grainy, gritty fruit tanninflows into earthy grip betraying its old-vine concentration. All the while the ripe red fruits danceabout, keeping everything fresh and zingy. This is an intense, structured Grenache worthy ofaging to ...
Price: $64.99
The nose is brooding and alluring, earthy notes combined with dark fruits, fennel and baking spice. The palate is dense and concentrated with plum, blackberry, mulberry, earth, iodine and black olive characters. Despite the richness and intensity of the attack and mid palate the experience crescendos with a lick of spicey pepper, coupled with lovely, fined grained tannins. Complex, savory ...
Price: $15.99
The Shiraz offers dark plum fruits, mulberries and licorice with plenty of concentration, depth and velvety tannin.The Grenache adds a lovely lusciousness to the wine with raspberry, blueberry and floral notes adding prettiness. Both of the afore mentioned varieties also give a little white pepper character which has been accentuated in the cooler vintage and really acts as a point ...
Price: $85.00
With aromas of plums, rhubarb and ripe blackcurrant on the nose along with chocolate, cinnamon spice, hints of anise and earthy notes this is a complex and intriguing wine. Dark berry fruit is the dominant character on the front palate, and it is dense and brooding through the mid palate. With time in the glass the wine develops more complexity ...
Price: $18.99
'Four o'clock' is all about the lovely chardonnay characters of stone fruit (nectarine and white peach) and citrus (lime and pink grapefruit) without any oak influence whatsoever. The wonderful stone fruit and citrus characters follow through onto the palate, and this combined with a fresh, crisp acidity make for a balanced, complex yet subtle wine with considerable length. Try with ...
Price: $12.99
The nose sings with typical Cabernet characters of cassis, dark plums, blueberries, mint and bell peppers. Youthful and fresh the palate has a lovely leafy berry core than runs the whole way through to a lovely finish of fine mineral tannins. The oak is totally integrated and allows the fruit characters to star.
Price: $28.99
The nose is beautiful with primary, dark fruits and a lifted, flowery cool-mint style note. With time in the glass the more savory characters of spice and cooked meat begin to appear. The palate is robust and concentrated with great intensity. The fruit is more expressive on the palate with a touch of raspberry, plum, blackcurrant and blueberry with strong ...
Price: $33.99
2010 is touted by many as an absolute classic McLaren Vale vintage for Shiraz. The wine has an enticing mix of primary fruit characters entwined with the first hints of moreish secondary nuances. There is an enormous concentration of blackberry and blackcurrant on the nose and palate, a whiff of flowers, ginger and stone fruit that we can attribute to ...
Price: $16.99
Price: $16.99
Deep crimson in color with generous aromas of boisenberry, blood plums, tar, coffee and vanilla. A full bodied wine with a soft round flourish of fruit. The aromas are mirrored by the flavors on the palate that also have dark chocolate undertones. The tannins are supple, smooth and generous, just like the characters of the region. Suitable for vegans and ...
Price: $19.99
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Item No. 135102
Price: $19.99
This Shiraz was fermented in open oak vats before maturation in French oak for 18 months prior to bottling. Showing mixed spice, stewed plum, mulberry and briary characters with cedary oak notes - medium bodied and spicy, with a fine delicacy - chalky tannins are in evidence on a persistent, chewy finish.
Price: $19.99
The fruit is sourced from premium Shiraz growing regions including McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek with the result being a rich, luscious Sparkling Shiraz that is well balanced and food friendly. Showing wonderful smooth integrated fruit and a rich weighty texture across the palate. This is blended with a touch of younger vintage Shiraz bringing ripe juicy fruit characters to ...
Price: $18.99
Generous blackberry and dark cherry fruit characters mingle with undertones of licorice, mocha and cedary oak. The oak maturation has enhanced the spice and mocha characters of the wine while some open fermentation has helped enrich the fruitfulness and general complexity. Huge, almost stewed berry fruits, along with spice, black olives and oak assisted mocha characters fill the palate. The ...
Price: $19.99
Balance is a key feature in all Penley Wines, ensuring successful bottle maturation. This wine shows dominance of fruit with hints of smoky oak and grape tannin. A wine made to enjoy while the young distinct but elegant Coonawarra Shiraz characters are evident. Characters of ripe berry and hints of black peppers.
Price: $11.99
Ruby red core color with a crimson rim. The nose gives off inviting aromas of blackberry compote, dark chocolate and mocha. Mince tart complexity and sweet short crust pastry add spice/brioche notes to the aromatic spectrum. The Shiraz vibrancy is overlaid with supportive oak and roasted meats. Penfolds character and 'House Style' is immediately evident; characterized by mouth-filling dark ...
Price: $45.00 $29.99
Price: $45.00 $29.99
Imprimata aims to be in the best expression of this McLaren Vale vineyard. In the case of the inaugural vintage, it is a blend of 80% Shiraz and 20% Petite Sirah. The Tahbilk clone of Shiraz tends to produce wines that are reminiscent of the northern Rhone revealing more lifted violet and spice character. Petite Sirah is naturally higher in ...
Price: $22.99
The Reserve Cabernet has berry and cherry aromas, along with dusty cocoa, warm spices and hints of spearmint. An attractive and true varietal expression of Cabernet Sauvignon from Padthaway. The palate begins with dark berry fruit and earthy tobacco leaf characters which are layered over cedar spice and leathery tones. Subtle oak gives complexity and the wine is well structured ...
Price: $19.99
The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon has berry and cherry aromas, along with dusty cocoa, warm spices and hints of spearmint. An attractive and true varietal expression of Cabernet Sauvignon from Padthaway. The palate begins with dark berry fruit and earthy tobacco leaf characters which are layered over cedar spice and leathery tones. Subtle oak gives complexity and the wine is well ...
Price: $73.99
St Henri is rich and plush when young, gaining soft, earthy, mocha-like characters as it ages. It is matured in old, 1460-litre vats that allow the wine to develop, imparting minimal, if any oak character. Although a small proportion of Cabernet is sometimes used to improve structure, the focal point for St Henri remains Shiraz.
Price: $19.99
Inky dark red, black with purple hue. A generous blackberry aroma and dark cherry fruit characters mingle with undertones of licorice, mocha and cedary oak. The oak maturation has enhanced the spice and mocha characters of the wine while some open fermentation has helped enrich the fruitfulness and general complexity. This full bodied shiraz will complement any red meat dish ...
Price: $12.99
Koonunga Hill Chardonnay reflects Penfolds' multi-region,multi-vineyard blending policy, which enables winemakers tosource the best parcels of fruit to produce consistently high qualitywines from each vintage. A light to medium bodied Chardonnaywith distinctive primary fruit characters, sustained intensity anda subtle underlay of moderate oak.
Price: $19.00 $15.99
Price: $19.00 $15.99
The wine is a bold crimson red color with purple hints and a nose with excellent fruit intensity showing cherry ripe fruit with notes of oak spice perfume and forest-floor brightness, evocative of place. On tasting the wine, it opens with a lively red berry palate with complex dense dark chocolate characters and finishes with textured grape and oak tannins. ...
Price: $13.99
Opulent red berries, spice and violet characters are beautifully captured in this Shiraz. It is a plumper style with plush red-berred fruits and supple ripe tannins. American and French oak adds subtle cedar and vanilla nuances, while fine tannins round out the palate. It has excelent structure and length.Pair with Italian sausages with red wine jus, wood-fired pizza with chilli ...
Price: $99.00
A brooding, deeply colored Shiraz with a bright red edge from the outstanding 2010 vintage. The bouquet shows dark plum and chocolate characters leading to a richly structured palate with a long velvet finish. While drinking beautifully now, this exceptional wine can be cellared with confidence for many years if so desired and we recommend that it be carefully decanted ...
Price: $34.99
Penfolds Kalimna Bin 28 Shiraz is a deep red color. Savory notes quickly hit the radar and fruit emit quickly thereafter. Wafts of cocoa powder and a hint of vanillin entwine playfully beneath. Tanned (fresh) leather cautiously follows. A medium-bodied, balanced wine. Elegantly proportioned, yet with a firm underpinning. A familial trio of a dark-berried compote, boiled fruitcake mixture and ...
Price: $11.99
Opulent red berries, spice and violet characters are beautifully captured in this Shiraz. Oak adds subtle cedar and vanilla nuances, while fine tannins round out the palate.
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