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Very Special Riesling 2022
NOSE: White flowers, citrus zest and crabapples.
PALATE: It bursts with generous flavour immediately that tightens towards a linear finish, with structure and acidity intertwined in a sweet, harmonious embrace.
PAIR: Choo Chee prawn curry and fish n chips.
CELLAR: Up to 15 years.
The Very Special Riesling celebrates a wine that united Australians in communal consumption. The classic Moselle, an Aussie take on the traditional German Rieslings, was a wine that was enjoyed by all Australians due to its refreshing nature throughout much of the 70's and 80's. Whilst this isn't that wine, it is still very, very special. A more premium interpretation of that same Deutsch style, the Very Special Riesling is fermented very cool, to mimic the freezing temperatures of winter that Riesling ferments are used to, allowing us to capture the floral aromatics and retain the zesty acidity that is the hallmark of this variety.
Golden Delicioso 2021 Semillon
NOSE: Roasted nuts, spiced peaches, dried grass.
PALATE: Oily, viscous, spicy, luscious, textured and chewy. Like caressing a crushed velvet couch in an apricot grove.
PAIR: Crispy pork belly or miso eggplant.
CELLAR: Up to 15 years.
Forbidden fruit? Never heard of it. Golden Delicioso, the artist formerly known as Golden Mullet Fury, is one in a Semillon. Liquid youth putting a tantalising tang to a household name. A designer drop haute on the horizon of a hazy summer afternoon.
Golden Delicioso is a stickered love letter spelling out, 'APPLE OF MY EYE'. Far past up to scratch. Worth a sniff before the sip. Leave it on your teacher’s desk. Tell the doctor you’re not coming in. Pour out the V8 Juice, Golden Delicioso is flat stick.
A one fruit show peeling out the driveway with a spice peached roar. Not one-and-done, but a start-of-plenty. Today's your day. Mark thy fruit.
Blood of Jupiter 2021 Sangiovese
NOSE: Cherries, savoury earth, warm spices.
PALATE: Shy at first, it begins to unfurl with the guarded tannins gently softening to show the more vulnerable fruit core. Backed up by savoury flavours and a thirsty acidity.
PAIR: Roast porchetta or eggplant parmigiana.
CELLARING: 10 years
It's no wonder they named Sangiovese after the god Jupiter. It really is a wine that can appeal to all; tannins? Yep, got those. Sweet berry fruits? You betcha. Lovely, mouthwatering acidity to help it age? Damn straight! I still remember this batch coming into the winery, fermenting as beautiful caviar-like grapes - producing wonderful sweet aromas perfectly balanced with the savoury earthiness. It's a charming little wine, if a little shy at first, so give it a little time to unfurl in the glass and it'll show it's true colours.