This richly coloured wine offers opulent notes of dark berried fruit and blueberry, with nuances of black pepper, fine cocoa and vanilla. Showing lovely balance, the ripe fruit is enveloped in elegant tannins through to a lingering finish.
A soft and juicy Californian Zinfandel made by Italian winemaker Stefano Migotto. Round in the mouth with notes of sweet black cherries, brambles and chewy tannins. Oak ageing gives a vanilla and toasty character which lasts long into the finish.
Long Barn Pinot Noir is a pale ruby red in colour with a soft nose of red cherries. On the palate, notes of bramble fruit and cherries combine with a subtle sweet spice character and a fresh acidity. Well structured with soft tannins and a silky mouthfeel, the fresh fruit flavours linger on the palate.
This traditional Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel is deep and rich, showing ripe black fruit flavours with subtle jam and chocolate overtones, typical of these family grown vineyards. Gentle on the palate with a subtle, smoky finish.
Lockwood Vineyard Pinot Noir Monterey shows Californian Pinot at its elegant best. Rich, ruby red in colour with the complex aromas of dark cherry, strawberrry and cinnamon spice. On the palate, bright red fruit and a touch of oak coincide with cinnamon for a complex, well structured and deliciously long finish.
The Joel Gott California Zinfandel has aromas of blackberries, redcurrants, and plum with notes of maple sugar and vanilla. The wine opens with bright fruit flavours followed by soft, velvety tannins on the mid-palate, and a long finish with hints of spice.
This Californian red blend is ripe with a bright ruby red colour. The nose is intense with aromas of blackberry and damson fruit. In the mouth it is full and round, medium-bodied and loaded with fruity notes of ripe cherries, berries and plum combines with flavours of cedar, sandalwood and coffee.
Raymond R Collection Cabernet Sauvignon opens with aromas of dark red fruits and blackberry pie accented with a touch of clove. Opulent on the palate with rich flavours of rhubarb, plum and blackcurrant which intermingle seamlessly with the smooth tannins and create a long, delicious finish.
A smooth, yet robust wine showing lovely balance and complex aromas of ripe blackberry, toasty cocoa and hints of spicy cedar. The palate is full of boysenberry, plum and cherry with notes of coffee and cigar box on the finish.
Inviting aromas of wild red fruits, hints of spice and a rustic minerality lead to luscious layers of raspberry, strawberry, floral notes and pomegranate, surrounded by a subtle structure and a touch of liquorice on the finish.
The Joel Gott Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas of black cherries and blackberries with notes of clove and brown sugar. The wine opens with dark, concentrated fruit flavours, followed by velvety tannins on the mid-palate and notes of vanilla on the long, textured finish.
Bold aromas of ripe red fruits are followed by spicy notes of cinnamon and clove. The palate shows flavours of raspberry and black cherry unfolding into hints of mocha and cardamom which last through to the bright, fresh finish.
Starboard Batch 88 is the name Quady gives to its Port-style wine, made with the same grape varieties and similar methods as they do in the Douro. The blend is smooth and soft with a chocolate raisin character. Several different vintages are used in the blend which has an average age of about 5 years.
Mouth-coating darker fruit flavours grace the palate, along liquorice and sweet spice notes. Firm tannin structure, balanced acidity and a long finish make this wine a great pairing with grilled meats.
The nose is complex and layered, with notes of black cherry, cassis, bitter chocolate and spice. The palate is soft with ripe tannins and intense black fruit aromas which combine with spicy and herbaceous flavours which linger on the finish.
The subtle berry and toasty oak aromas belie the delicious, mouth-coating flavours that follow. The luscious fruit is seamlessly balanced by the oak and restrained tannic structure, though to a long, seductive finish.
Aromas of ripe cherries, raspberries and white pepper are followed by flavours of wild strawberries, cranberries, caramel and cardamom. Medium-bodied with velvety tannins and a clean, balancing acidity.