Cardinal Sparkling ShirazRegular price $45.00
Shiraz, known as Syrah in some parts of the world, is celebrated for its rich and robust character, and when transformed into a sparkling wine, it offers a delightful and effervescent twist.
The climate and terroir of the Hunter Valley play a significant role in shaping the characteristics of the Shiraz grapes grown there. The region's warm climate, combined with its unique soil composition, contributes to the development of ripe and concentrated flavours in the grapes.
In terms of tasting notes, our Cardinal exhibits the following characteristics:
Overall, Cardinal is made from Shiraz grapes grown in the Hunter Valley and offers a captivating fusion of the region's terroir-driven characteristics and the exuberance of sparkling wine production techniques. It's a wine that can make any occasion feel festive and memorable.
Early Bird Moscato 2023Regular price $27.00
A refreshing wine that combines the aromatic and fruity qualities of Moscato with a touch of effervescence and a charming pink hue.
Here's how such a wine presents as follows:
Appearance: The wine does exhibit a delicate and attractive pink petal colour. Its effervescence adds a lively and celebratory aspect to its appearance.
Aromas: The wine's aromatic profile is captivating, with pronounced floral and fruity aromas. Expect fragrant notes of rose petals, orange blossoms, and possibly jasmine. The Moscato grape's signature aroma of ripe, juicy grapes does also be present, along with hints of fresh berries like strawberries and raspberries.
Palate: On the palate, the sparkling pink Moscato might offer a light and semi-sweet experience. The sweetness is balanced by a lively acidity and the wine's effervescence, creating a harmonious interplay of flavours. Expect flavours of ripe summer fruits like red berries, peaches, and perhaps a touch of citrus zest.
Effervescence: The gentle and persistent bubbles would provide a playful and refreshing texture on the palate, enhancing the wine's overall enjoyment.
Food Pairing: This style of wine is often enjoyed as an aperitif or dessert wine. Consider pairing it with light and fresh dishes, such as fruit salads, bruschetta with tomato and basil, or delicate seafood appetizers. It can also be a delightful complement to desserts like fruit tarts, sorbets, and light pastries.
Youthful Enjoyment: The vibrant and fruity qualities of a sparkling pink Moscato make it ideal for immediate consumption, while its effervescence adds a festive touch to celebrations.
Seasonal Appeal: This type of wine is particularly popular during warm months and festive occasions, when its light and refreshing character is well-suited to outdoor gatherings and joyful events.
Overall Impression: The 2023 sparkling pink Moscato from New South Wales does offer a charming and lively wine experience. Its aromatic bouquet, semi-sweet palate, and playful effervescence make it an inviting choice for those seeking a wine that exudes vibrancy, aromatic richness, and a touch of sweetness.
Sparkling Dalliance Tumbarumba 2021Regular price $50.00
An exceptional and complex wine that embodies the meticulous winemaking process and the unique qualities of the region. Made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir fruit sourced from the Tumbarumba wine region, from the 2021 vintage and left on tirage for 2 years before disgorgement.
Here's how our 2021 Dalliance presents:
Overall, our Dalliance from Tumbarumba, made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes from the 2021 vintage offers a harmonious balance of fruitiness, acidity, and complexity, making it an excellent choice for those who appreciate the nuances of well-crafted sparkling wines.