|Howard Park is internationally feted as one of the new world's great Riesling wines, achieving superstar status after claiming highly coveted gold medal at the prestigious London International. Riesling was Howard Park's first vintage, it remains the Australian west's most enduring white after over three decades of superlative editions. Howard Park»|
|Outstanding Langtons Classification. The locals around the Lovedale property say that the sandy soils are so poor, that even the rabbits have to bring a tucker box just to survive! The lean and mean terroir is elemental to the long lived, fine boned style. Mount Pleasant»|
|Pinot Meunier like no other, certainly the most distinguished bottling of its kind anywhere in the new world. Mostly old vine Concongella Pinot Meuniere, from grapes picked off parcels established 1970, with the inclusion of a priceless component of ancient vines 1868 Pinot Noir. Bests»|
|Paringa is one of Victoria's leading estates, having claimed Royal Melbourne Most Successful Winery Trophy and earning impressive international acclaim for it's founder, the eminent Lindsay McCall. His style is defined by his passion for viticulture and devotion to the art of making nothing but the finest wines. Paringa Estate»|
|Of particular importance to Shadowfax are the very close relationships with a select group of growers who provide harvests of the most intensely flavoured fruit. A prolific trophy winner, Shadowfax are a refreshing new wave, vigorously fruit driven, livelier than her Victorian siblings, characterised by slatey, flavoursome acidity, a touch of lees complexity and judicious dryness. Shadowfax»|
|Tyrrell made a major contribution to the development of Heathcote as a world class winegrowing region. One of the earliest pioneers, they sowed the seeds and established the vines which launched the second gold rush into Heathcote Shiraz. Tyrrells»|
|The marvelous S1 block is a sheltered, relatively warm site within the splendid vistas of Seaview Vineyard, on a north facing plateau at 160m above sea level, refreshed by maritime winds that blow in from the Cludy Bay coast. Fruit is crushed and destemmed, chilled and gently pressed, the clearest juices are racked off for a long, cool ferment to capture the full opulence of S1 vineyard grapes on the vine. Yealands Estate»|
|One of the new world's most exclusive, ancient vineyard wines, awaited annually by the most discerning Shiraz enthusiasts around the globe. Only ever bottled in the finest vintages, fruit is sourced from the superior Ahrens Vineyard at Lyndoch and the historic Moorooroo site at Jacobs Creek, which for more than 120 years, ended up with Orlando. Schild Estate»|
|Take a lesson from the well versed Rosé rectors on the Côtes du Rhône and you'll be adding a measure of the arcadian Cinsault grape into your Grenache ferments, conceiving an animate and engaging ochre pink wine. There's a real affinity between the balmy maritime climes of McLaren Vale and the swarthy, effusive varietals that hail from the French south. Bondar»|
|Following a visit to France where he studied the ancient pastoral practices of breeding the world's best chickens, Adam Marks gained the inspiration to create great Australian wines in the very same manner, adopting an artisanal approach to production, employing traditional, age old methods. Gold Label is the flagship Shiraz by one of Victoria's most adroit, small batch producers. Bress»|
|Stephen Pannell is one of Australia's most decorated winemakers, Jimmy Watson and twice Max Schubert Trophy winner, London International Winemaker of Year and Chairman National Wine Show. He found time in between tours of duty at Wirra Wirra, Tintara and BRL Hardy, to do vintage in Burgundy, at the illustrious Mouton Rothschild and amongst the grand old vines of Barolo. SC Pannell»|
|Frank Potts established the Bleasdale vineyards in 1850, his eponymously labelled wine commemorates a legacy of innovation and resourcefulness. Frank Potts is a Bordeaux styled Cabernet which may contain varying portions of Malbec or Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc or Merlot depending on the performance of vintage. Bleasdale»|
T'Gallant is the sailor's abbreviation for topgallant, the top sail of square-rigger sailing ships
T'Gallant connotes the peak, the best, the epitome. T'Gallant's winemaking philosophy is the same. Their range of wines exude a vibrant, eccentric personality and an impeccable sense of style. Built on a tradition of exceptional Pinot varieties - Grigio, Gris and Noir - T'Gallant wines support a vision for the creation of great Australian Pinot.
T'Gallant was founded by winemakers Kathleen Quealy and Kevin McCarthy who are leaders in Australian cool climate viticulture and winemaking and pioneers of Australian Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris.The philosophy of Kevin and Kathleen dramatically evolved when they arrived on the Mornington Peninsula in the late 80s. They directed their focus on viticulture, knowing this was the key to making the greatest wine.
T'Gallant have contracted out many vignerons to grow Pinot Gris on the Mornington Peninsula, and have provided the management company that would harmoniously produce the superior vintages they desired. Today, their Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noirs are understated and sensual, relying on excellence in both the vineyard and the winery. T'Gallant Cellar Door, La Baracca Trattoria, tasting and educational area, ensure an enchanting winery and tourism experience. They are sited around the original apple cool store, a rustic, ambient area for visitors.
The T'Gallant winemaking style is expressive. Natural warm fermentations ensure gossamer-like yeast aromas. Each wine is assessed regularly on its journey to the bottle. Reductive characters are blown off with air. Gentle fining when required uses natural proteins and egg white. Blends of vineyards occur after fermentation, however the ultimate destiny of a vineyard's fruit may have been determined many years before.
T'Gallant's diverse range of premium wines and imaginative packaging to match, is showcased on their wall of wine. T'Gallant crafts wines inspired by the cool, maritime climate that ripens grapes to beautiful, intense flavours. There is an authenticity to T'Gallant which has made it one of Australia's most respected producers. Kathleen and Kevin's fearless attitude and individualism ensures they will always stand out from the crowd.