Lindsay Park, Barossa Valley, Shiraz 2016 34 per bottle/8.5 per glass Bouquet of ripe cherries, plum, chocolate & vanilla spice. Generous medium to full bodied Shiraz showing ripe dark berry fruits; there is an interwoven earthy character, which makes it approachable now & mellows w/ age. Over all, a well-balanced Shiraz w/ an array of fresh lively fruit flavours, hints of milk chocolate & fine toasty oak characters that melt into soft grainy tannins.
Berton Vineyards, “Foundstone”, Merlot 2016 30 per bottle/9 per glass This Merlot has a deep youthful colour, w/ expressive aromas of plums, blackberries & violet. The palate has a velvety texture w/ generous flavours of sour cherries, plums & fragrant herbs w/ a hint of vanillin oak.
Langevin Pays d’Oc, French, Pinot Noir 2016 38 per bottle Delicate colour w/ garnet tones. Aromas on the nose of cherry, wild strawberries & fresh blackcurrant. Elegant & smooth palate w/ fruity, smoky & minty hints.
Bayliss Road, “Hillside Block” McLaren Vale, Cabernet Sauv 2016 33 per bottle Sweet, ripe red & black fruit, mint & mulberry w/ grip & depth.
Brygon Reserve, “The Bruce” Margaret River, Shiraz 2015 55 per bottle The Bruce Shiraz is brilliant, dark red w/ a rich purple hue. This wine displays lifted fruit characters of ripe plum, chocolate w/ a hint of liquorice, complemented by savoury notes of black pepper & spice. Full flavoured & luscious, the palate is silky smooth w/ hints of cinnamon & light vanillin oak overtones on the lengthy, well-structured finish.
Harmulist, South Australian, Moscato Nv 28 per bottle/8.5 per glass A lovely shade of pink. Floral aromas of freshly squeezed grapes, fairy floss & racy citrus. Floral musk notes open up to all consuming Turkish delight richness & strawberries & cream w/ a touch of spritz to give you that amazing refreshing punch required.
Conquest, Chardonnay 2015 33 per bottle/8.5 per glass Medium to pale staw in colour w/ Peach, cut lemon & citrus blossom. Lovely length & structure w/ flavours of white peach, citrus & melon. This wine is a great example of a fresh flavoursome Langhorne Creek Chardonnay w/ little influence from the winemaker, which allows the talent of the grower to shine, as the vineyard is where truly great wines are made.
Harmulist, South Australian, Sauvignon Blanc 2016 34 per bottle/9 per glass Pale straw & bright green hues. Herbaceous & tropical characters. Clean & crisp w/ lime, lemon & gooseberry, finishing w/ a refreshing crisp acidity.
Low Lands, Marlborough, Sauvignon Blanc 2017 35 per bottle It is intensely aromatic on the nose showing passionfruit, feijoa, lime zest and sweet basil aromas, followed by a delectably expressed palate that is filled with youthful fruit flavours. The wine is bright and fresh, and offers excellent drinking. At its best: now to 2019
Clare Valley, “Clare Hills” Riesling 2017 By Neil Pike 36 per bottle Pale green/straw in appearance w/ typical Clare Valley Riesling characters on show, including citrus, talc & gentle floral notes. The palate is fresh, dry & mouth filling - the well-balanced acidity ensuring a crisp, dry finish. While this Clare Valley Riesling is delicious served well chilled as a refreshing summer drink, it is also great food wine when served w/ something like a pan fried snapper fillet.
Conquest, Brut Cuvee Nv 48 per bottle Pale straw w/ brilliant clarity. A wine exhibiting fresh up front fruit flavours w/ intense notes of citrus blossom & lychee. A fresh & lively style of wine w/ beautiful fruit weight on the palate. It exhibits the same fruit aromas as the bouquet w/ citrus blossom & lychee. It has fine persistent bubbles & a clean refreshing finish.