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Established 1851 by the French Marist order, Mission Estate are New Zealand's oldest winery, under continuous management ever since. The city of Lyon's Society of Mary sailed to New Zealand with little more than faith, fair winds and a few healthy vines. Men of Burgundy, they knew from good wine, they chose their ground and planted rootstock near Ngaruroro River between Napier and Hastings at Pakowhai. Agriculture and livestock were a necessity, but the establishment of a productive vineyard was essential. The area is now known as Hawke's Bay, internationally renowned for the rich terroirs of Gimblett Gravels, home of New Zealand's most salient brands... The burgundy tradition of te ika a maui»
Heirloom Vineyards were born of love. A romance between an esteemed wine judge and his protege, consumated by a shared passion to preserve the integrity of venerable old vineyards. A deference for the sanctity of the soil and adherence to the timeless procedures of organic viticulture, were an integral part of the vision. Their parching quest, to secure some grand old blocks of vine in the elder precincts of Adelaide Hills, Coonawarra, Barossa and Valley Eden, were followed by years of corrective husbandry, pencil label releases and bespoke vintages. The fostered old vines have now been resurrected, yielding treasured harvests of the most sublime new world.. Serenading sleeping vineyards to life»
Jim Barry was a pioneer of the Australian wine industry, the first academically qualified winemaker to take up Clare Valley viticulture in 1949. He had an uncanny intuition for good land and established some of the most illustrious vineyards on the continent. Jim Barry is also a patriarch of the Coonawarra, in pursuit of the perfect terroir for Cabernet Sauvignon, he planted vines on the ancient Penola Cricket Oval, preserving the original pavilion for posterity. Jim Barry endures as one of the nation's most distinguished brands, renowned throughout the world of wine for decades of the most remarkable vintages, an evolving range of superior vineyard editions,.. Salient statements from superior sites»
Airline pilots make surprisingly good wine. Their appreciation of the sciences, a respect for the weather and a bird's eye view of the land, all invaluable to the winemaker's art. John Ellis would take every opportune weekend away from his regular New York Paris route, to pursue a passion for viticulture. He planted the first commercial Cabernet Merlot vines in the Hamptons and found time between trans atlantic flights to work vintages amongst the Grand Cru vineyards of La Bourgogne. Ellis ultimately made the great lifelong sea change in favour of our land downunder. He settled on a farmstead outside Leongatha, amongst the slow ripening pastures of Gippsland.. Placing pinot amongst the pastures»

Schild Estate Moscato CONFIRM VINTAGE

Muscat Frontignac Barossa Adelaide Hills South Australia
Come home to Mama! The Schild family have been growing Frontignac Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains for over sixty years, originally sourced by the nation's most eminent labels for bottling as rich fortified wines. The deliciously refreshing grape has found a new calling, as a pretty, delicate style of aromaticness and moreishness. Conspicuous for her arrestingly ripe, juicy fruit flavours, a daintily perfumed accord, bursting with ripe grape characters over a teasingly petulant palate and sweetly satiating finish.
Available by the dozen
Case of 12
$191.00
The Schild family established their Barossa vineyards in 1952 and have since developed a reputation for consistency and quality in their approach to viticulture. Schild are style driven according to selection of vineyard, clonal stock and variety of fruit. Individual parcels are nurtured to produce wines of exceptional quality and finesse. It is the primary philosophy that minimal handling of the fruit at harvest and during the vinification produces better wines. Frontignac grapes are treated to a traditional vinification at the Scild estate wineworks, the final Moscato is fashioned to create a wine of balance, freshness and complexity.
Clear, bright, a slight spritz. Delicate but intense perfume of elderflower, white floral notes and tasty turkish delight. Tropical fruits, rose petal water, grapeyness and pear, citrus and subtle piquant characters of lemon lime pith, a faint touch of quinine followed by a fresh long finish, a deliciously lip smacking aftertaste sets you up for the next sip.
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