The 2019 Sangiovese is vibrant with wild red cherry and violet fruit with a long and savoury palate.
Sangiovese thrives in the well drained red soils of the Hilltops region near Young, NSW; The dry climate and long growing season of warm sunny days and cold nights produces an intensely flavoured and classically styled wine.
The palate is in the Hilltops medium bodied style and does not disappoint with lashings of juicy cherry fruit integrated with fine tannins throughout the palate and a fresh lingering acidity. The wine is combination of flavour, softness and lightness.
Hungerford Hill is proud to release its 2020 Hunter Valley Fiano. Pale straw-yellow in colour with aromas of mandarin and garden herbs, this textural wine finishes with a refreshing lemon acidity for which our Fiano is well known for.
This Hunter Valley Rosé is made from our Dalwood vineyard on the banks of the Hunter River. It is fragrant and elegant with ripe red berry aromas. The palate is smooth with a long savoury texture and crisp refreshing finish. Serve lightly chilled.
Vermentino hails from Italy’s Liguria region and the Mediterranean Islands of Sardinia and Corsica. Vermentino thrives in the warm climate of the Lower Hunter Valley with its thick skins and vibrant acidity. The wines are light to medium bodied with a textured palate. Produced from the St. Vernay Vineyard below the Hungerford Hill Cellar Door, it was handpicked and ‘wild’ fermented with natural yeast in older barriques; adding fabulous texture and weight to the quince and lime aromas.
Corvina is currently a lesser known varietal in Australia, originating from the Veneto region of Italy.
It is late ripening and grown in the Hilltops region of NSW near Young, where the climate is not dissimilar to it’s Italian home.
This 2018 example exhibits garden flower aromas with Morello cherry fruit and a long savoury palate, characteristic of this grape.
Corvina wines pair well with a number of Italian dishes, particularly those that contain pasta and tomato based sauces.
Despite being a red wine, it often pairs well with seafood dishes due to its light acidity, unusual given the general rule of thumb that red wine pairs with red meats.
Classic Pinot Gris Tumbarumba 2021
Pinot Gris relishes the cold mountain climate of Tumbarumba, NSW. The small dark skinned berries produce an medium bodied white wine of texture and richness. Musk and ripe pear, honeydew melon and nectarine aromas which complement a detailed palate of pear skin texture and length with a touch of pepper and spice.
Classic Gewurztraminer Hunter Valley 2020
Gewurztraminer is one of the most distinctive white wines in the world with its intensely perfumed aroma and crisp flavoursome palate. The warm Hunter Valley climate emboldens a powerful yet balanced style brimming with floral, herbaceous and spicy charm.
Sauvignon Blanc requires the entire growing season to fully ripen in the high altitude Tumbarumba region, on the western flank of the Snowy Mountains, NSW.
The long slow ripening develops intense passionfruit and pawpaw aromas, with a palate of grapefruit and fabulous natural acidity that ensures a crisp and clean finish.
Classic Fiano Hilltops 2021
A rare white grape that is well matched to the cool climate of hilltops, near Young. Fiano produces a refreshing white with mandarin and fresh garden herb aromatics, the palate is textual and defined by lingering lemon acidity.