FROM THE VINE
2016 Risky Business White Knuckle Chardonnay
There is no risk involved investing in this delightful Margaret River wine considering its fruit selection and winemaking are totally in sync. Delicate oak intervention has allowed distinctive peach-melon flavours and toasty nuances to flourish, providing a true chardonnay experience.
2016 Howard Park Mount Barker Riesling
Showcasing the alluring trademarks of a quality riesling, this five-star release from Mount Barker reveals a quality glimpse at every turn. If you enjoy rieslings both young and aged, this is definitely the wine for you. Sublime citrus flavours and a deft touch of minerality deliver a noteworthy result.
2015 Shaw + Smith Pinot Noir
The challenge to master this most temperamental variety has never fazed cousins Martin Shaw and Michael Hill Smith and this gold medal-winning Adelaide Hills release is arguably their finest to date. Light to medium-bodied, with spicy, supple and savoury flavours, it grows on you with every sip.
2015 Highland Heritage Patrono Cabernet Sauvignon
With his family’s association with Orange dating back 70 years, current custodian Rex D’Aquino has marked the milestone with a truly elegant and finely-tuned red that accentuates cabernet sauvignon’s high-standing in this cool-climate region.