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d'Arenberg 6 pack

Australian Mixed Red Wine Case

This mixed case of six includes reds from all around Australia.

Producer: Colour: Mixed Case

£85.94 £80.00 per case

Three Lions Pinot Noir

Three Lions Pinot Noir

Three Lions Pinot Noir

Three Lions Pinot Noir is deep ruby red in colour. On the nose, there are lifted aromas of red cherry, raspberries and a savoury complexity that leads into a palate bursting with bramble fruits and toasty oak. This Pinot Noir is beautifully textured with fine tannins and balanced acidity.

Plantagenet’s total 126 hectares of vineyard have been carved out of the region’s distinctive Marri soils named after the massive native Marri, or Red Gum trees that grow here. The soils are gravelly loams with good drainage over a base of clay, sand or the ironstone rock, ensuring that the vines are not over-watered or over-fertilised, thus allowing for optimal fruit concentration.
The climate is cool-temperate and strongly influenced by the proximity of the Southern Ocean. Rainfall is plentiful and even during the hottest Australian summer, daytime temperatures are moderated by cooling evening sea breezes. The warm days and cool nights of the Great Southern allow maximum retention of the varietal flavours and aromas required for complex wines.
The combination of these ancient soils and cool maritime climate offers an environment perfect for growing premium wine grapes and making wines that are expressive of the place from which they come.

To find out more about the winery go to http://www.plantagenetwines.com/

To see our full range of Plantagenet wines go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/plantagenet/

Plantagenet has once again been rated a 5 Red Star Winery in the James Halliday Wine Companion 2019!
Plantagenet has once again received an amazing result in the 2019 Wine Companion. We’re thrilled to say that he has rated no less than 9 of our wines at 90 points and above, with 6 of our wines receiving 94+ points – a truly outstanding result that we are very proud of. Please follow the link below for a full list of scores and reviews.

http://www.plantagenetwines.com/blog/2019-James-Halliday-Wine-Companion

The Plantagenet’s were the first truly armigerous royal dynasty of England meaning they were entitled to strike and bear various coats of arms. The arms of this noble, later royal, family, Gules, three lions passant guardant, termed colloquially “the arms of England” were first adopted by King Richard the Lionheart (1189–1199), son of King Henry II of England (1154–1189), son of Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113/17–1151).
These Three Lions signified royalty, history, power and a code of conduct that was instantly recognized wherever they were displayed.
So too with this range of wines. They are from the oldest established winery in Great Southern – they are wines with power and provenance. The Three Lion coat of arms of Plantagenet Wines is a recognized symbol of quality and prestige.

Three Lions Pinot Noir is a great Western Australian wine

6 in stock

Merlot The Exhibitionist

The Exhibitionist Merlot

The Exhibitionist Merlot is a part of the classic Character Series wines.

The Exhibitionist Merlot, Barossa Valley 2018
Once in a while you meet someone larger than life itself. Someone who has no fear and is not afraid to let you know just how great they think they are. Someone that, really deep down and against your better judgement, you can’t help but admire. You’re dealing with The Exhibitionist.
Vintage Conditions
Though 2017 was a late, cool and sometimes damp season, it ended with lower than average rainfall for the late season. Above average rainfall in July and August filled soil profiles and dams but from then on the season has been very dry. It is this dry weather that characterised the 2018 season and the low disease pressure coupled with ideal conditions for flowering and early development set the vines up for an excellent season. With virtually no rainfall between January and April, fruit quality in all areas was very good though some heat stress in February led to isolated defoliation. As we like to pick ‘on the way up’ our season began quickly with several varieties ripening at once but then progressed nicely, with the ability to pick when it suited given the settled weather.
Viticulture
The Barossa Valley is rightly famed for its red wine production. On the Southern reaches of the region, the climate has more similarities with the Adelaide Hills than the valley floor. Here, varieties such as Merlot thrive in the slightly cooler temperatures. Planted on rich red loams with quartz and ironstone nuggets dotted amongst the vines which lend a structure and minerality to the wines produced.
Winemaking
Precise varietal expression and balance are what we seek to achieve and so picking time is of utmost importance. We pick just as flavours are approaching their peak rather than let them get over-ripe. We retain whole berries in the ferment for vibrancy and we press relatively early to avoid astringent tannins.
Tasting
The Exhibitionist is full of rich plum and damson fruit on the nose. Oak used is unobtrusive on the palate which is dominated by rich red berry flavours while also presenting subtle earthy nuances. The wine is elegant and silky with a long finish.

For more information on the winery go to https://www.wildandwilderwines.com/

To see our full range of Wild and Wilder product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/wild-and-wilder-2/

11 in stock

Heartland Wine Cabernet Sauvignon

Heartland Wine Cabernet Sauvignon

Heartland Wine Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet has a very long history in Langhorne Creek and is one of the original red varietals that established the region. The 2016 vintage displays a classic cassis aroma with supportive savoury notes. A well balanced palate showing ripe dark fruits enhanced by a silky textural finish.

Heartland Wine Cabernet Sauvignon

Heartland is the place between the vines that offers the best view of the gum trees.

Heartland creates smooth wines from our vineyards in the cool climate growing region of Langhorne Creek. This is one of Australia’s most ideal climates for growing Cabernet Sauvignon and has the oldest recorded Cabernet vines in the world.

Winemaker: Ben Glaetzer Region: Langhorne Creek Soil: Sandy loam Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes: 2016 will be a small and fleeting vintage for Heartland, but I expect we will sing its praises for years to come. The Cabernet Sauvignon is at its elegant best and the surpassing length of flavor is matched by the mouthfeel and layers of aroma that precede it.

Vinification: The fruit was crushed into 8 tonne open fermenters and left on skins to cold macerate for three days prior to fermentation. Fermentation occurred at or under 23°C with our Rhône isolate yeast. This helped to extract the skin tannin while maintaining aromatics. The wine underwent its malolactic transformation in oak, was then racked and returned to French and American oak for a 12-month maturation. 2016 Vintage: Ben reckons this might be the finest vintage he has ever seen from Langhorne Creek. Only time will tell. Harvest was more generous than the previous few years, with above average quantity and quality. Total degree days were up from the last three years, with wonderful ripeness levels recorded leading to amazing fruit intensity. This may supersede the 2012 vintage for overall quality and has led to a very happy winemaker.

For more information about the winery go to https://www.heartlandwines.com.au/homepage-international/

To see our full range of Heartland Wine go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/heartland-wines/

 

8 in stock

Are You Game Shiraz

Are You Game Shiraz

Are You Game Shiraz is youthful red in colour with some bright purple hues, this shiraz has aromas of plum, black and green pepper and subtle oak. The palate is elegantly structured and well-balanced, with notes of ripe plum, chocolate and spice – and a great length of flavour.

The Fowles Wine vineyards and winery are located in the dramatic granite landscape of Strathbogie Ranges region of Victoria, Australia.
Fowles Wine crafts some of Australia’s finest cool climate wines, winning many of Australia’s most prestigious wine medals and trophies. The Fowles Wine team is energetic and enterprising, continuing to break new ground by proudly taking the Strathbogie Ranges ‘message in a bottle’ to the world with some of Australia’s most exciting wines.

The fruit for this wine was harvested during the day in March and April in 2014. Fermented at around 26 ̊ C in high-tech stainless steel sweep-arm fermenters to maximise colour and preserve primary fruit flavours. We chose to use a combination of three different yeasts to ferment this wine because each one contributes its own unique attributes that build layers of complexity and interest in this wine.
This wine was matured for 12 months using new French and American oak.The progeny of a perfectly mild and dry spring, this shiraz was blended with a dash of viognier (4%) from the central Victoria region, Dookie, to give it a subtle apricot perfume lift.

Are You Game Shiraz goes perfectly with roast pork and crackling with all the trimmings and with with all manner of meaty morsels.

We love to source our food from the wild or grow it at home. Nothing beats the taste of food and wine as nature intended it – real:
pure, slow grown and full of flavour. So like us, why not keep it real and go wild with food and wine matching…

Enjoy now or cellar for up to five years.

Get more information on Fowles Wines at https://www.fowleswine.com/wine-store

Our range is shown at https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/fowles-wine/

 

6 in stock

Stump Jump Shiraz

Stump Jump Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

d’Arenberg Stump Jump Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot – Fresh and juicy, ripe red fruits mix with plums, blackcurrant, flowers and a twist of black pepper. The tannins are fine with their trademark earthiness helping keep this easy going wine in check.

It is rumoured that the inventor of the Stump Jump plough, which enabled a ploughshare to jump over tree roots, had poor eyesight and required regular tests to ensure he could still operate machinery. The design of this label is inspired by an optometrist’s eyechart and serves as a makeshift sobriety test. If you can hold the bottle at arm’s length and still read the front label, you can enjoy another glass.

The nose and palate are brimming with purple fruits of cassis, mulberry and violets along with subtle herbal notes of red capsicum and mint. There is a nice cedary edge to the wine adding savouriness and complexity. The mouthfeel is sleek and is structured with the purple fruits enveloped in a layer of fine, chalky tannins ensuring the flavours don’t overwhelm the palate with sweetness but rather taper into a long and rewarding finish.

The grapes used in this wine are mostly from very old bush vines, and underwent gentle crushing, traditional open tank fermentation, basket pressing and oak maturation prior to bottling.

A wine showing signs of both maturity and youth. Youthful, juicy, mulberry and blackcurrant notes are slowly turn to wonderfully mature and smooth flavours of sweet, juicy, baked fruits, fresh leather and woody spice. A lovely line of acid runs through the palate bringing freshness and life, combining with the slowly softening tannins to add focus and length. This wine will promises to continue drinking well for another two or three years, possible more with good cellaring conditions. More rewarding than its price would suggest. Enjoy!

Stump Jump Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot is an entry level product in the d’Arenberg wines, but still retains the quality of this premier winery.

To see our full range of d’Arenberg product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/darenberg/

For more information on the winery go to https://www.darenberg.com.au/

 

5 in stock

Thistledown Thorny Devil Old Vine Grenache

Thistledown Thorny Devil Grenache

Thistledown Thorny Devil Grenache

Winemaking

With Grenache, we are always looking to maximise fruit purity, texture and finesse rather than making a.n other rich red wine. While there is no denying that Grenache is more burly than Pinot, we always have the vision of making Pinot style wines within the, albeit, challenging framework of Grenache!

The Fruit was hand picked and 30% whole bunches retained in the ferment.. Fermentation began naturally and hand plunging twice a day was carried out through to dryness. Gently pressed off skins before 10 months in old oak hogsheads.

The resulting wine has the characteristic Barossa punch but there is a beguiling texture and perfume that keeps you interested. 

Tasting 

Packing the characteristic Barossa punch, this delicately hued red is otherwise very elegant with vibrant wild strawberry, spice and silky texture. 

Suitable for Vegetarians & Vegans

For more information about our selection of wines from thistledown please visit https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/thistledown/

For more information about the winery please go to :  http://www.thistledownwines.com/

 

10 in stock

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