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A NSW Mixed case

NSW Mixed case

A case of six mixed wines from New South Wales

NOMINAL PRICE £92.44

 

 

A NSW Mixed case

Producer: Colour: Mixed CaseRegion: New South WalesSKU: NSWCASE

£83.00 per case

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Mount Pleasant Leontine Chardonnay by McWilliams

Mount Pleasant Leontine Chardonnay by McWilliams

3 in stock

Brokenwood Cricket Pitch White

Brokenwood Cricket Pitch White

Lovely pale yellow colour with green tints. Citrus pith and florals on the nose rather than big tropical notes. Very appealing. Initial flavours of citrus and melon, light cool palate at 11.55 alcohol. Grapefruit, finger lime and a zesty acidity adds to the structure. A perfect summer drink paired with a wide range of food.

Wine Profile
Vinification
As the wine is from New South Wales, we are fortunate enough to be able to process most of the grapes here in the Hunter Valley, enabling an extra level of winemaker attention. This ensures the delicate grape aromas are preserved. Fermentation in 100% stainless steel tanks.
Winemaker Comments
We’re quite proud to introduce this wine, the 30th vintage of the blend. The label didn’t get the full Cricket Pitch livery until the 1995 vintage, although the Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot was labelled as Cricket Pitch for the 1991 wine released in 1993. This wine is a blend of 70% Sauvignon Blanc and 30% Semillon. Several regions make up this blend being Cowra 32%, Orange 42%, and Hunter Valley 16% and Riverina 10% This wine also highlights our desire for lower alcohol and weighs in at 11.5% and with plenty of zesty fruit lift.
Food Pairing
A perfect Summer drink to pair with a wide range of foods. Enjoy with a dozen freshly shucked oysters and a whole baked barramundi for lunch, or a spicy Asian laksa for dinner.

Brokenwood Cricket Pitch White – An easy drinking wine to chill and enjoy this summer.

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

To find out more about the Brokenwood Winery go to https://www.brokenwood.com.au/

Established in 1970, Brokenwood Wines has evolved from a weekend venture for self-professed hobby winemakers into one of Australia’s most reputable wine labels.

Brokenwood was founded by a trio of Sydney-based solicitors, Tony Albert, John Beeston and James Halliday, who paid a then record price of $970 per acre for a 10-acre block in the foothills of the Brokenback Ranges. The original block was destined to be a cricket ground for the local community but was instead planted with Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.

To see our full range of Brokenwood wines go to 

17 in stock

McWilliams On The Grapevine Chardonnay

McWilliams On The Grapevine Chardonnay

The On the Grapevine range is an innovative retro-inspired range when life was simple, products had an ingrained quality and people sought the better things in life. This Chardonnay is no exception, a rich, textured wine with fruit-forward peach flavours, well-balanced with the ‘buttery’ feel of old school Chardonnay. Well presented, beautifully made wines to suit most tastes at a price which suits most people’s wallets.

For more information on the McWilliams winery go to https://mcwilliams.com.au/our-wine/

To see our full range of McWilliams wine products go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/mcwilliams-family-winemakers/

With six consecutive generations of winemakers and over 140 years of experience, the wines they make are more than just quality, award-winning wines. They are wines that tell the story of the family and a century long love affair with winemaking.

The Australian landscape is as varied as it is vast. From hot, rural locations to mountainous cool-climate regions, the New South Wales vineyards from which McWilliam’s source their fruit embody this diversity.
The weather conditions, geography and soil are some of the key factors that inevitably leave their footprint across each bottle of wine. The McWilliam’s winemaking philosophy centres on the quality of fruit and this means that there must be an intimate understanding across all regions of the complex relationship that exists between the land, the climate and the winemaker.

McWilliams On The Grapevine Chardonnay – Great value wine from one of Australia’s first family of winemakers

Australia’s First Families of Wine is an exciting initiative created by 12 family owned Australian wineries. Together the AFFW represent 16 Australian regions across four states and with more than 1200 years of winemaking experience.
With history, heritage and provenance, the families of the AFFW are rich with unique characters, stories and icon wines that are part of Australia’s vinous past – and future.

11 in stock

Trentham Estate Shiraz

Trentham Estate Shiraz

THE GRAPES Shiraz, also known as Syrah, is thought to originate from the Rhone Valley in France and it continues to be the most predominant variety in this region. In 1831 James Busby collected cuttings from France and brought them to Australia. By the 1860’s Shiraz was established as one of the most important grape varieties in Australia and has developed an excellent reputation and is sought after worldwide.

THE VINTAGE ‘Late but great’ sums up the 2017 vintage. Good rain in spring, followed by mild weather and only short heat waves resulted in grapes ripening slowly on the vine. It was certainly an unusually late harvest but the wines are something to be proud of – well balanced fruit, plenty of flavour and distinct varietal aromas.

THE WINEMAKING Once harvested, the grapes were de-stemmed and pumped into the fermentation vessel. The fruit was fermented on skins for 7 days before pressing. After pressing, the wine was matured in a combination of new and aged French and American oak barrels. The wine was then blended and bottled in June 2017.

THE WINE Dark vibrant red in colour with lifted aromas of black cherry and chocolate. On the palate concentrated dark fruit flavours are complimented by subtle oak characters of mocha and spice. Full bodied and well-structured with firm ripe tannins providing balance and length.

THE FOOD Excellent match with any grilled red meat or a rich casserole.

ANALYSIS Varietal: Shiraz Alcohol: 14.5% Acid: 6.4 g/l pH: 3.51 Sweetness: Dry

Trentham Estate Shiraz is one of the range from the Trentham’ s winery which has been operating since 1988, where it has grown from the initial 30 tonne crush to a minimal but state-of-the-art facility handling up to 5,000 tonnes of premium fruit each vintage. It allows the flexibility to perform different winemaking styles, resulting in the diverse and always consistent Trentham Estate wines.

For more information on the winery go to https://trenthamestate.com.au/the-trentham-story

To see our full range of Trentham Estate product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/trentham-estate/

 

4 in stock

Trentham Estate Family Nebbiolo

Trentham Estate Family Nebbiolo

2017 NEBBIOLO

We have produced a select range of wines from Italian varieties which have been grown on the Estate – these wines celebrate our Irish and Italian heritage influencing our grape growing and winemaking – celebrating a “Love for Life”.

THE GRAPES Nebbiolo is the king of north western Italian red varieties notably in the regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. In the vineyard Nebbiolo does have variable crops with fruit colour ranging from light to deeply coloured red. The fruit matures late in the season with low sugar and high acid levels which makes it well suited for warmer climates.

THE VINTAGE ‘Late but great’ sums up the 2017 vintage. Good rain in spring, followed by mild weather and only short heat waves resulted in grapes ripening slowly on the vine. It was certainly an unusually late harvest but the wines are something to be proud of – well balanced fruit, plenty of flavour and distinct varietal aromas.

THE WINEMAKING The grapes were crushed, de-stemmed and transferred into tank and inoculated with yeast. Fermented over an eight-day period with regular pump overs to maintain a consistent temperature and to aid colour and tannin extraction from the skins. After pressing, a portion of the wine was matured in French oak barrels. The wine was then blended and clarified before being bottled in October 2016.

THE WINE A lighter red with complex aromas of spice and berry fruits. On the palate fruit flavours of blackberry and plum are with complex spice and earthy characters. Ripe tannins provide great length and balance.

THE FOOD Nebbiolo is a wine with Italian origin that goes best with Italian food. Enjoy this with pasta puttanesca or wood fired pizza.

ANALYSIS Variety: Nebbiolo Region: Murray Darling Alcohol: 13.0% Acid: 6.0 g/l pH: 3.54 Sweetness: Dry

For more information on the winery go to https://trenthamestate.com.au/
To see our full range of Trentham Estate wines go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/trentham-estate/
The 46 hectares that make up Trentham Estate’s vineyards sit on a winding riverbank at Trentham Cliffs. The ideal terroir of red loam over limestone soils combined with nurturing water from the Murray River allows the vines to flourish.

Trentham Estate Family Nebbiolo – great wine from the Murphy family winery

10 in stock

Wire Walker Pinot Noir by Philip Shaw

 The Wire Walker Pinot Noir by Philip Shaw – part of the character series of wines from this well known producer in the high altitude cool climate area of Orange

Pinot Noir is still a relatively new variety for the Orange region, but it is showing excellent promise in this cool, mountainous, continental climate. Wire Walker displays a seductive light bright crimson colour, combined with the aroma having a great lift of bright fruit followed by a matrix of complex layering. This wine has great personality with varietal fruit presence and savoury texture.

Award-winning winemaker Philip Shaw produces this delicious Pinot Noir from high altitude vineyards in Orange, New South Wales. You’ll find a richly aromatic style, full of ripe summer pudding fruit laced with powdery tannins, savoury and more exotic spice.

 The Wire Walker Pinot Noir by Philip Shaw – Buy this if…you want light body, full on flavour.

To see our full range of Philip Shaw product go to https://www.auswinesonline.co.uk/product-category/philip-shaw/

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

A cool climate region can be defined as an area with heat degree days of 1600 or less. Cool nights in the growing season, large diurnal variation, long cool autumns and distinct seasons are also key factors in defining a cool climate region. Orange is one of a handful of regions in Australia that fall into this category. Orange is unique among these regions due to the cool climate being the result
of continental conditions rather than latitude.

The vineyard at Koomooloo is volcanic in nature, something that the mountain continually reminds you of. There is a divide on the vineyard between younger and older basalt soils. The majority of the vineyard is 12 million year old olivine basalt, overlaying deep limestone. 400 million year old Fairbridge basalt border the property adding to the complex character of the vineyard.

12 in stock

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