The Hungerford Hill Classic wines are from the best regions of New South Wales. The wines showcase both their varietal and regional personality with clarity and intensity; they are versatile and compliment food.
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.
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.
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 Sangiovese Hilltops 2019
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.
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.
The palate is in the Hunter Valley 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.
Inspired by the original plantings, the Temparnillo & Touriga are now back in this historic vineyard, reviving the property of this rich history. 2020 is the first harvest in the this recent chapter for the vineyard producing a savoury and medium bodied dry red.
Both varieties where picked at the same time, allowing us to ferment the varieties together. Using old French oak barriques this softens and allows no influence of new oak characters maintaining a lightness to the wines.
Palate: Red fruit of plums and cherry, accompanied by subtle spice and a textural finish.