A powerful, intense fruity nose, well balanced, crisp and an extremely fresh palate. Delicious! Fresh and fuity, intense with notes of citrus, peach and honey. Full flavoured palate, crisp acid finish and long mineral aftertaste.
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A medium intensity mahogany colour. Delicate on the nose, with intense dried fruits, hazelnuts and walnuts. Notes of spices, vanilla and more dried fruit on the palate. Full bodied and with a long sophisticated finish.
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Open and exuberant on the nose with lashings of strawberries and cream, it is all creamy red berries on the palate, with a hint of Pinot Noir spice and a fresh, clean finish. The wine is quite concentrated and rich this year because of the small Pinot Noir harvest, but it still possesses an impressive freshness and precision.
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Tinto is a harmonious blend of sunny fruits, vanilla and spice.
Ruby in colour the palate has rich jammy fruits with slight hints of sweetness, vanilla and spice on the finish; evidence of the ten months it has spent in new American oak. Excellent with sausages, cottage pie and grilled chops.
Despite its status as a vin joven (young wine), VII Tinto is made with great care from 95% Tempranillo and 5% Mazuelo grapes and benefits from 10 months in American oak barrels with six months in the bottle.
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A rich spicy nose of Christmas cake, blueberry and cinnamon. The palate is full and savoury with a hint of homemade blackberry jam and pepper. Shiraz is a great tradition in McLaren Vale, dating back to the 1850's. Lloyd Reserve Shiraz is produced from a single vineyard at Coriole that was planted in 1919 and the first wine released in 1989. The soil and roots are extremely deep and generally no irrigation is required. The wine is matured in French oak for approximately 18 months and then receives 12+ months in bottle before release. Lloyd Reserve Shiraz is one of Langton's classified wines of Australia. A traditional...
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A full on flavour white wine with great fruitiness of ripe apples, pineapple and mango complimented by amazing concentration and good acid balance on the palate. This well enjoyed blend shows a lot of typical Sauvignon Blanc character in its youth, while the Semillon adds complexity with a bit of bottle aging. Serve with Calamari tubes stuffed with mussels and shrimps. Seared tuna steak or smoked chicken salad. Semillon 61%, Sauvignon Blanc 39%
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Full of juicy bramble and cherry fruits with a hint of spice on the nose while the palate displays soft rounded tannins. This red is supple and succulent with a juicy finish.
Great on its own or with grilled lamb cutlets, mild curries or casseroles.
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