Articles in Riesling, Polperro WINE, Crittenden Estate WINE, Blanc de Noir and Cabernet Merlot

Crittenden Estate Cri de Coeur Savagnin Sous Voile

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A complex array of flavours, amongst them preserved lemon, grilled nuts & exotic spice. A palate of tremendous breadth and length with mouth filling chalky texture and persistent acid drive.... Read full article

Crittenden Estate Cri de Coeur Pinot Noir

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Cool weather over flowering resulted in lower than average yields. A warm, dry summer to follow fortunately ensured that our limited production achieved optimum flavour ripeness and will see the 2017 vintage be remembered as one of the best in a...... Read full article

Crittenden Estate Cri de Coeur Chardonnay

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Favourable weather led to excellent fruit set. A large crop load needed some “thinning” to reduce potential yeild. A mild to warm ripening period made for a perfect harvest with pristine fruit.... Read full article

Crittenden Estate Macvin Savagnin

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NOSE Dried fruits with a lingering nutty, sherry like aroma attributed to the wines extended ageing under flor. PALATE Spices and sweet luscious golden fruits, all balanced with an acid spine.... Read full article

Crittenden Estate OGGI

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Skins fermentation with traditional Italian white grapes (three textural varieties) and made like a red wine. Distinctive, sophisticated and a great food wine. ... Read full article

Paradigm Hill Riesling

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Fruit is crushed, stems removed and the must is left to soak a while before pressing off the juice & overnight cooling. The clear juice that is fermented in open 2000 litre vats [14oC to 16oC]. Wine is bottled after a further 6 months.... Read full article

Rahona Valley Blanc de Noirs

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Blanc de Noirs is made from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. ​ Barrel fermented and made in the Traditional Method, this late disgorged sparkling wine has spent over 6 years on lees. Rahona Valley Blanc de Noirs is refinement and delicacy. Aromas of...... Read full article

Rahona Valley Kaye's Block Riesling

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In Germany, this would be called a Spatlese style; it tends to be called off dry in Australia. All of which means it is a bit sweet but not extremely so. It shows lovely blossoms and limes on the nose and then its natural acidity gives it effortless... Read full article

Rahona Valley Late Harvest Riesling

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This style is rather more like a German Auslese style; it is very sweet and proudly intended to be a rich, dessert style wine. Sometimes Auslese styles have Botrytis influence but not in this case. It features riper citrus notes on the nose, nudging ... Read full article

Crittenden Estate Kangerong Chardonnay

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Although a short stone’s throw is all that separates the two chardonnay blocks, each planting provides unique and desirable characters to the finished blend. Early harvest and minimal oak & malolactic reliance has helped retain its vibrancy with...... Read full article

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