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Right across the road from Jasper Hill's Emily Paddock,a precious parcel of ancient terra rosa soil was acquired and planted to vine by a baronial Mornington estate, highly accomplished growers with a consuming aspiration to grow the finest Shirazin all Heathcote. They settled on a coveted site along Drummond's Lane, strewn with unique green Cambrian shards, a sacred place to yield the top growth amongst single vineyardHeathcote Shiraz. Decades later, the vintages remain excruciatingly measured in availability. Painstakingly hand made, arcanely labelled behind the monikers, Pressings, Block F and Block C, the cherished editions of Heathcote Estate represent.. The likely lads of drummond's lane»
Lindsay McCall's enthusiasm for great wine began in the 1970s, he established his first Mornington plantings in 1985 on the site of a derelict orchard at Red Hill along Paringa Road. From day one, McCall focused on exactingly managing the soils and the vines, after completing his day job as local school teacher. His affinity for the land and astonishing feel for winemaking produced monumental vintages of Pinot Noir, which propelled the exquisite range of Paringa Estate wines to international renown. McCall works closely with Mornington's finest vignerons to nurture better standards of viticulture and deliver finer vintages with each harvest. Limited yields of.. Exquisite editions by the master of mornington»
Samuel Smith migrated from Dorset England to Angaston in the colony of South Australia circa 1847, he took up work as a gardener with George Fife Angas, the virtual founder of the colony. In 1849, Smith bought thirty acres and planted vines by moonlight, the first ever vintages of Yalumba. One of his most enduring legacies were some unique clones of Shiraz, which were ultimately sown to the illustrious Mount Edelstone vineyard in 1912. Angas's great grandchild Ron Angas acquired cuttings from the Edelstone site and migrated the precious plantings to his pastures at Hutton Vale. The land remains in family hands, a graze for flocks of some highly fortunate.. The return of rootstock to garden of eden»
Hurtle Walker first picked grapes as a ten year old on the celebrious Magill property in 1900. Apprenticed to the legenderies Monsieur Duray and Leon Mazure, Walker was placed in charge of sparkling wine production for the historic Auldana Cellars at the ripe old age of 21. He saw service as a soldier in World War I and made great wine until 1975. Hurtle Walker's grandson continues the family tradition, partnering with Jimmy Watson winner David O'Leary to acquire the most auspicious Clare Valley vineyards and establish one of the nation's leading marques. Between the two, O'Leary and Waker have claimed every prestigious accolade in the land, a breathtaking.. The illustrious pair of valley clare»

Fox Creek Vixen Sparkling Red CONFIRM VINTAGE

Shiraz Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon McLaren Vale South Australia
Have you ever imagined yourself sipping on a luscious effervescent red wine? Vixen makes makes it very real. Your friends will be jealous, past party escorts will seem dull by comparison and all eyes will be on you as you stride into your next party with Vixen on your arm. Vixen is McLaren Vale born and bred, a pure estate wine from the Fox Creek vineyards. One of the region's flagships and a stellar performer at national wine competitions, Vixen has been showered with medals, trophies and accolades from around the world.
Available in cartons of six
Case of 6
$167.50
All vineyard staff at Fox Creek take pride at growing the best wine grapes in McLaren Vale. Whilst crafting the ultimate wine is the goal, sustainable viticulture is a priority. The areas around the vineyards are planted to native trees which provide habitat, food and shelter for native fauna. The focus is to be environmentally friendly and only use sustainable practices. Like all temptresses, Vixen is timeless, an assemblage of various vintages. Vixen is a complex yet sophisticated synergy of younger and aged material, a finely balanced, well focused Cuvée with pleasant mouthfeel and tamed tannins.
Bright red, full bead, creamy mousse. Vixen oozes a seductive and exotic perfume of black cherry, plum and sweet spice. It is a perfume so alluring, so very arousing, that if it weren't already under glass, you might just think about bottling it yourself. When Vixen cascades into you, surrender to her pleasures, a volcano of fragrances and flavours. Pure bliss on her own, Vixen is also a mouthful of deliciousness with festive puddings, tapas or meats.
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