Barossa - Eden Valley Sparkling Red Blend
A joint venture between great mates brings together a blend of Shiraz, Cabernet, Merlot & Cabernet Franc. Colin Forbes & the lovable Bob McLean loved sharing a sparkling red, it is the essential wine to have in any Barossan fridge.
Vineyard: Bob's Shiraz grapes were grown in the Menglers Hill region of Eden Valley, a superb place to seek Barossa views from the lookout area. The Shiraz grapes were dry grown and hand picked before barrel aging for three years. As with the Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet from Colin Forbes vineyard, these were hand picked, pressed, left on skins with added heat from the fermentation to extract intense colour and barrel aged before the selection was attained for the wine making.
Wine Making: The wine grapes were barrel aged by Colin & Bob for the perfect blend and placed in bottle for a traditional method sparkling red. After 9 months of hand nurturing to create this delicious bubbles the wine was ready to be enjoyed.
Appearance: Rich crimson in colour.
Aroma/Bouquet: Raspberry characters and rich black fruits with a touch of tawny on the nose showing, due to dosage.
Palate: A lingering dark fruit basket with a touch of tawny goodness.
Food Pairing: Barbecue lamb chops, Christmas Turkey or Pudding and dark chocolate raspberry tarts to name a few. A sparkling red wine is the chefs choice!
Residual Sugar: NA
Cellar potential: 10+ years
Winemaker: Colin Forbes & Bob McLean
Barossa - Eden Valley Wine Collection
A premium and classic collection from Gatt Wines, showcasing the High Eden wine region of the Barossa, South Australia. The Gatt vineyard consists of an ancient landscape of quartz and granite rocks which have formed over a million of years ago, with sandy loam and clay soils at 550m altitude.
Winemaker David Norman and Viticulturist Gill Rogers, have nurtured these vines to produce limited yields with ultimate quality in a bottled wine.
The Gatt six pack wine collection offers both red and white wines. The Shiraz and Cabernet will delight you with intense colour and complexity; layers of sweet ripe fruit intertwine with spicy notes, liquorice, toasted oak, and sweet blackcurrants.
The white wines offers something fresh and crisp, with a mineral driven 2018 Riesling, to a 2010 cellar release Riesling. This aged beauty will showcase toasty, nutty flavours, with hints of buttered popcorn with a complex and divine, long palate.
The aromatics will captivate you of all wines in this six pack and although bottle aged for the ultimate enjoyment, there is no hesitation if you wish to cellar longer. We highly recommend spoiling yourself with a collection from Gatt Wines.
Six Bottle Wine Collection Includes;
Barossa - Eden Valley Sparkling White Wines
Sparkling Wine is no longer 'just' a wine to celebrate with. It's a refreshing, dry light white wine to be enjoyed as you please. This six pack Sparkling wine selection will tantalize your taste buds with such a diverse range on offer. Sourced from estate vineyards across Barossa's Eden Valley region.
$139 Six Pack Wine Offer;
Allow us to temp you with the new an exciting Sparkling Riesling from our friends at Chaffey Bros Wine Co. You will find this wine is bursting with aromatics and zingy crisp flavours. Something more traditional is the Riley's of Eden Valley 2016 Sparkling Pinot Noir & Chardonnay. Hand picked, gently pressed and barrel aged before bottle fermentation.
Synonymous with reputation and noted in the top ten Sparkling Wines of Australia (Tyson Stelzer wine writer), Mountadam Vineyards have been creating world class Chardonnay grapes since the mid seventies. Hand crafted within the family estate by wine maker Helen McCarthy, absolutely first class!
Enjoy now or cellar with confidence!