Vineyard: 100% Estate grown Shiraz handpicked from Eden Springs/Gatt Vineyard. Beautiful cool climate country at High Eden, the pinnacle of Barossa. Altitude 460-515m
Season: The Barossa experienced a mild and dry season with frost reducing fruit quantities across the South Australian wine regions. Early ripening assisted with intense colour development and rich deep berry flavours.
Winemaking: Base wine fermented on skins and matured in oak before blending. Secondary fermentation via classic Charmat method. Liquored with vintage port bottles under pressure. Handcrafted to exacting quality standards. Matured 37 months in 100% seasoned American & French oak 300L barrels.
Appearance: Deep dark purple with fine and persistent beads.
Aroma/Bouquet: Beautifully fragrant chocolate notes, cherry blossom and liquorice drops.
Palate: Uniquely Australian Sparkling Shiraz with lively bubbles and a pleasant sweetness. Bursting with confected cherry, plum and black forest berries. Rich and creamy with spicy liquorice, cinnamon and vanilla bean notes.
Food Pairing: Richly flavoured dishes, red meats, turkey and game. Chocolate raspberry tart, Christmas pudding, Cheese plates and dried fruit.
Serve: Chilled from 4+ degrees
Residual Sugar: 25g/L
Production: 870 dozen (750ml)
Cellar potential: up to 2030
Winemaker: David Norman
100% Vegan friendly white wine from Barossa's high country - Eden Valley!
Chaffey Bros Wine Co. award winning single vineyard wines are noted as a local talking point. Fresh, zippy, aromatic, dry to fruity palates and incredibly fashionable; if that's your thing.
The Chaffey Punkt Collection will be the perfect one stop pack for your next dinner party or just grab one to top up your wine shelf.
A wine collection to suit all white wine lovers;
1 x Tripelpunkt Riesling
1 x Duftepunkt Riesling/Gewurztraminer Blend
1 x Funkelpunkt Sparkling Riesling (Dry Style)
1 x Bluhenpunkt (100% Gewurztraminer)
1 x Kontrapunkt (100% Kerner - Dry Style)
1 x Zeitpunkt Riesling (100% Certified Organic)
Barossa - Eden Valley Sparkling Riesling
Sparkling Riesling is a new wine style introduced by Chaffey Bros. as the first Eden Valley Sparkling Riesling. It is light, crisp and refreshingly aromatic; very much like the Italian Prosecco - simply delicious!
Vineyard: Grown from old vines in the Fechner family vineyard located in the northern end of Eden Valley, known as Moculta. Vineyard: 380m
Season: Eden Valley received good winter rains which set the growing season off to a good start. Flowering was consistent with bunches setting well and generous quantities expected. Summer was warm and dry with the added benefit of Eden Valley's high altitude allowing cool evening's and breezes to assist with wine grapes maintaining freshness and high levels of natural acidity
Winemaking: A blend of Riesling 80%, Kerner and Gewurztraminer, co-fermented and finished with a superfine bubble.
Appearance: Pale straw in colour.
Aroma/Bouquet: Subtle aromas of tropical fruits.
Palate: Mineral notes of fresh flint, white peaches and zesty lemons explode from the glass. A light fizz on the palate that lifts this wine to a third dimension, light and refreshing.
Food Pairing: Shellfish, spicy cuisine & cheese platters.Alcohol: 12%
Vineyard: Rileys Sparkling wine is made from premium, single vineyard grapes grown in the cool climate of Eden Valley. The vines are hand pruned and picked each year to ensure a high standard is maintain of vineyard management.
Season: The vintage began with well below-average winter rainfall, followed by a warm and dry spring, which enhanced flowering and set to give average to above-average yield potential. Low disease pressure was maintained by one of the hottest Decembers on record, though temperatures cooled down in the New Year and rainfall around veraison in late January brought relief to dry-grown, old-vine Eden Valley vineyards. Rainfall came in early March which and allowed the vines to refresh without damaging wine grapes. Open vine canopies assisted with maintaining low disease pressure and allowed light to ripen wine grapes without sunburn damage.
Wine making: Hand picked parcels from the estate of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were made and barrel aged separately. With the wine makers choice of these two varieties for the final blend, the Sparkling wine was placed in bottle for a traditional sparkling wine making method.
Appearance: Pale straw and salmon hue
Aroma/Bouquet: Toasted cashew nuts mingled with apple and strawberry.
Palate: The palate is crisp with a complex buttery texture. Elegant fruit notes of strawberry and cherry lead to a refreshing dry finish.
Food Pairing: Canapes such as Potato cakes with smoked salmon and sour cream, Chicken skewers and spiced satay or a selection of artisan cheese with cured meats.
Residual Sugar: NA
Production: 200 cases
Cellar potential: 10+ years
Wine consultant: Joanne Irvine
Mountadam Vineyards Eden Valley Sparkling Pinot Chardonnay
Vineyard: Mountadam Vineyards has long been recognised as one of Eden Valley's pinnacle vineyards. Established in the 1970's and mastering cool climate varieties such as Chardonnay, Riesling and Gewurztraminer before an array of red wine varieties took hold. The vineyard is situated in the High Eden region of the Barossa at an altitude of 550m, where the breezes and slow ripening micro-climate enable superior quality of wine grapes.
Season: The vintage can be characterised as long and cool with good winter rains providing high moisture levels in the soil. January to February were cooler than expected with March having warmer days 2 - 3 degrees above average.
Wine making: Hand picked Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were made on site at the estate winery. Traditional method and bottle fermented with the final blend of Pinot Noir 60% Chardonnay 40% Secondary.
Appearance: Pale straw and blush hue.
Aroma/Bouquet: Lifted fruit characters of strawberry, fig and red apple with hints of cashew and toast.
Palate: Fine persistent delicate beads of bubbles meander across the palate with upfront fruit flavours of quince, apple, honey dew melon, nuts and brioche. A light, crisp and dry finish.
Food Pairing: Aperitif, Freshly shucked oysters, tempura prawns and cornichon salsa.
Residual Sugar: NA
Cellar potential: 10+ years
Wine maker: Helen McCarthy
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!
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;