A seductive bouquet, showing fresh brambly fruit with a menthol lift. Big, very-fine, dusty tannins need time to integrate but the deep, pure, fruit has enough power to kick through. Liquorice, chocolate and black plum flavours finish with terrific length and persistence. A muscular-weight wine its tight and demands time.
The Barossa Valley is world-famous for concentrated styles of Shiraz. Bogan Shiraz is well known to be a quintessential, full-bodied style of Shiraz. The two Shiraz vineyards from which this wine is sourced complement each other well – The Marananga block provides intense, old vine produce with particular “blue fruit” offerings. The Nuriootpa block provides more “black fruits.” Winner of Australia’s Best Shiraz, Great Australian Shiraz Challenge. Eyes: Deep dark red to black with an amazing purple hue Nose: Aromas of blackberry and white pepper with hints of spice, as you would expect from good use of oak Mouth: From the first mouthful it’s a flavour bomb, with its sweet black fruit in the front through to the seductive French oak on the very back of the palate. This, along with its silky tannins, should leave one very satisfied indeed. Body: Full
Bright and intense gold color. A fresh, rich, and powerful nose reveals aromas of ripe fruits. The palate is juiciness and has a perfect harmony between the expressive notes of white and red fruits, with a refined and fresh finish. A sensation of meaty, fullness, and depth reminds the rooting of vines in the terroir of the Côte des Bar. A fruity Champagne with finesse and structure. Key aromas: pear, brioche
Emblem of the D Collection From a strict selection of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay plots, this brut champagne – aged 5 years – blends together several vintages. Fresh and creamy, Cuvée D will please even the most experienced connoisseurs. Aged minimum 5 years - 75cl ((Dosage 8g) - 97pts Decanter World Wine Awards & Platinum Medal
The extra-brut Champagne of the House. From a strict selection of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay plots, this extra-brut champagne blends together several vintages and is aged 5 years. With a low dosage, the Ultra D is the alter-ego of the Cuvée D in all its purity. Mineral and saline, you will be astonished by the Ultra D. Aged minimum 5 years (Dosage 3g)
The exclusive character of an exceptional year : 2009 Made only in an exceptional vintage, from a unique harvest, the D Millésimé champagne is made up of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, selected from the best plots. It is matured for a further 7 years, revealing all its complexity on the nose and on the palate. Since its birth, DEVAUX has only presented 7 vintages in the D Collection : 1996, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009.
This wine showcases raspberry and cherry fruit, with a silky mid palate of vanilla, plums and dark chocolate, while the balanced acid and youthful tannins give the wine vibrancy, length and definition.
The Stonehorse wines are full of character like the teams of Clydesdale horses that used to work the heavy clay soil at the Kaesler vineyard, long before tractors were invented. An assemblage of estate vineyards ranging in age from 15 to 45 years in age. Hand picked, 10 days skin contact and racking twice per day. Maturation in 4 year old French oak for 15 months
The Stonehorse wines are full of character like the teams of Clydesdale horses that used to work the heavy clay soil at the Kaesler vineyard, long before tractors were invented. An assemblage of estate vineyards ranging in age from 15 to 45 years in age.
A rich and vibrant fruit driven front palate layered with plums, blackberry and red cherry that lead into a smooth mid palate of crème brûlée, dark chocolate and hints roasted coffee bean. Lively grape tannins provide structure and focus from start to finish. Fruit richness and a luscious mid-palate is the hallmark of this wine style, with sympathetic and balanced oak completing the traditional Shiraz flavour and structural profile.
Individually selected Cabernet Sauvignon parcels were chosen to achieve an elegant, stylish and varietal wine. Sourced from premium vineyards, each block expresses the terroir of the land it was harvested. Each batch was matured in oak and the final blend showcases the layers of flavour and tannin profile desired. This wine provides lifted varietal aroma, a rich mid palate and complex, well-ripened tannins that show power and structure.