Articles in Riesling, Paradigm Hill WINE, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Merlot

Paradigm Hill Pinot Noir L’ami sage

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L’ami sage in 2014 reflects more perfume and elegance, yet, paradoxically exhibiting both subtlety and power. The fine tannin structure builds on the palate and as with the Les cinq, there is a generosity together with a long complex and balanced...... 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

Paradigm Hill Pinot Gris

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The Pinot Gris is crushed and stems removed. The must is left to soak a while before pressing off the juice & overnight cooling before the clear juice is fermented in French oak barrels – 50% new Vosges forrest sourced oak is used [16oC to 18oC].... 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

Trofeo Estate Sauvignon Blanc

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Our Sauvignon Blanc is fermented and matured in French oak barriques, adding complexity and depth. Tropical fruits such as lychees and pineapples dominate on the nose, moving toward passionfruit on the palate. This wine has persistent length of...... Read full article

Crittenden Estate Peninsula Fumé Blanc

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This FUMÉ BLANC style is a beguiling wine that brings a new dimension to Sauvignon in our wine line up. Essentially it seeks to capture a smoky minerality with both texture and length, and in our view succeeds. Due to the use of only 10% new oak...... Read full article

Paradigm Hill Transition Rosé

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Carefully selected shiraz fruit was crushed and allowed to soak on skins for about 8 hours before pressing. The approach to making this wine is the same as for Pinot Gris with cooled ferments in Vosges-forest-sourced oak barrels [25% new] till zero..... Read full article

Paradigm Hill Shiraz Col's Block

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The 2012 season started off with a wet spring – but fortunately, it was interspersed with fine warm weather. Careful attention to canopy management aimed at maintaining ventilation ensured a healthy vineyard free of disease. Harvest presented with...... Read full article

Paradigm Hill Pinot Noir Les cinq

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Les cinq has intense, enticing darker red fruit aromas followed by the expected savoury, fleshy and earthy character of this wine. The L’ami sage in 2014 reflects more perfume and elegance, yet, paradoxically exhibiting both subtlety and power.... Read full article

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