• Delivery
Wine clubWine clubWine clubWine club
  • Gift registry
  • Wishlist
  • FAQs
Some precious old blocks of ancient vine Grenache still remain after a government sponsored program to cull unproductive vineyards during the 1980s. Yielding excruciatingly small harvests of the most characterful fruit, these wizzened old veterans deliver small batch vintages which are evocative of the old world classics from Côtes du Rhône. The enduring Wirra Wirra were established 1894, their eclectic range belies the splendour of small parcels which are separately handled and bottled for exclusive release. The Absconder draws fruit from vines planted a century ago, it merits a breathing and decant, an articulation about the sublime excellence of old vine Australian Grenache... The compelling case for old vines grenache»
Clonakilla are one of our nation's most eminent vineyard wineries, a tiny production operation, established by a CSIRO scientist at Murrumbateman, very near Canberra. It turned out to be a fortuitous planting, with a climate not dissimilar to Bordeaux and northern Rhône, the Clonakilla property now occupies a rank next to the mighty Grange on the prestigious Exceptional Langtons Classification, it yields vintages of Australia's most invaluable Shiraz. At $26.99, the estate's entry level belies its stature and excellence within the pantheon of great Australian wine, an essential experience this week for all enthusiasts, a canny choice for shrewd and judicious aspirants of elite new world Shiraz... Here's what our most picky pundits prefer»

Hugel Grossi Laue Riesling CONFIRM VINTAGE

Riesling Alsace France
Crafted from fruit picked off the finest blocks of old Hugel vine at the heart of Grand Crus Schoenenbourg, source of the most distinguished Riesling wines for centuries. Selected long ago by ancient vignerons for its auspicious, steeply sloped, marl, dolomite and gypsum soils, the great philosopher Voltaire was moved to take up viticulture here. Treated to an extended term of bottle age under the Hugel estate cellars, remarkable crystalline textures, refined minerality and delectable apple ginger fruit, a respendent Riesling from the noblest Alsace vineyards.
Available in cartons of six
Case of 6
$658.50
Hugel
1 - 9 of 9
1
1 - 9 of 9 1