Mount Mary Quintet

Australia's premier cool climate Cabernet. It was John Middleton's dream to create such a wine and purchased the Mount Mary property in the Yarra Valley in 1971 to persue this dream. Quintet is his dream realised and is a blend of the classic Bordeaux varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec.

Piccini Sasso Al Poggio IGT

Scents of black cherry, licorice, forest floor, minerals and a stylish coating of vanillin oak. Deep, full and lush on the palate, with core of succulent fruit, beautifully integrated tannins, and a long, complex, utterly profound finish.

Brokenwood Cricket Pitch Red

Excellent colour and mid-density. Being 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 29% Shiraz it is more of the classic Aussie blend Cabernet/Shiraz. Lifted dark fruit and cedar notes on the nose. A rich mouthfeel from the McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Fine tannins with the oak very much in the background ensuring great drinkability.

Lake's Folly Cabernets

Australia's first boutique winery, Lake's Folly Cabernets is an Australian wine treasure. More Bordeaux in nature than most, the Cabernets is a wine of pristine purity and elegance. With a sense of place that can be tasted in every bottle across all vintages, Lake's Folly Cabernets is a must have for all serious wine collectors and lovers. The 2010 is a young, robust version that will require some time in the cellar to really show its complex characteristics and refined palate.

Crafters Union Red Blend

Crafters Union Red Blend is a deeply coloured red wine with purple hues throughout, and a smooth complex palate. Aromas of ripe plum, spicy oak, and blackberry.

Henschke Keyneton Euphonium

One of Australia's true great wine treasures, Henschke produce a range of wines that are the envy of most. Keyneton Estate is often the first premium wine from this most famous of producers that people try. As such, the attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship of this wine is a testament to the vision and passion of Stephen and Prue Henschke.

Château l'Escart Bordeaux

Château l'Escart is a truly remarkable Bordeaux. Being a a Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc blend, this red shows luscious fruits with a touch of toasty oak, richness and complexity. It isn't often a Bordeaux with this range of flavours and complexity comes along at this great price.

Petaluma Coonawarra

A stylish blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with a touch of Shiraz and Petit Verdot, from low yielding vineyards have produced another wine of elegance and class. Blackberry, mint and tobacco flavours are framed by fine tannin. The Shiraz adds some supple softness and the Petit Verdot adding aromatic lift. Another triumph!

Yalumba SC Barossa Shiraz Cabernet

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Tenuta Lamiata Rosso Toscana

Marco Bacci and son Jacopo make some of the best wines in Tuscany at their four flagship estates. Every vintage their wines score very highly, many 95 points plus, in top wine publications around the world. Indeed, their Brunello Riserva 2010 was placed third in the World’s Top 100 Wines and scored 100/100! They produce sublime Chianti Classico, Brunello and Morellino, but also rule-breaking Toscana IGTs using ‘forbidden’ Bordeaux varieties. Tenuta Lamiata combines luscious Merlot with Cabernet and Petit Verdot, all from the estate’s fine terra rossa soils. Fifteen months in oak barrels have helped round out the wine and lend gorgeous complexity. For drinking now – open two hours early and decant. It deserves your finest red meat dishes.