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2017

Devil’s Cave Vineyard Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon

Devils Cave Vineyard is a family owned business based in Heathcote, Victoria producing premium Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. The ancient soils of Heathcote are said to be some 500 million years old which display some of the best characteristics for Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon vines.

The actual ‘Devil’s Cave’ is situated behind the vineyard on the McIvor range which lies adjacent to the township. The cave was once a place where Aborigines sheltered and was occupied as far back as 1864 by prospectors exploring the area for gold.

The philosophy is making wine by using minimal chemical input in the vineyard to maintain a healthy soil life, which also follows in the winemaking allowing the wine to speak it’s true sense of place. We believe that each wine is a true representative of the site, the variety and the vintage. Starting in 2012 making only a Shiraz wine and have since added a Cabernet Sauvignon a few years later.

For more info, visit Devil’s Cave Vineyard website.

VARIETALS
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2017

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2017

Devil’s Cave Vineyard Heathcote Shiraz

Devils Cave Vineyard is a family owned business based in Heathcote, Victoria producing premium Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. The ancient soils of Heathcote are said to be some 500 million years old which display some of the best characteristics for Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon vines.

The actual ‘Devil’s Cave’ is situated behind the vineyard on the McIvor range which lies adjacent to the township. The cave was once a place where Aborigines sheltered and was occupied as far back as 1864 by prospectors exploring the area for gold.

The philosophy is making wine by using minimal chemical input in the vineyard to maintain a healthy soil life, which also follows in the winemaking allowing the wine to speak it’s true sense of place. We believe that each wine is a true representative of the site, the variety and the vintage. Starting in 2012 making only a Shiraz wine and have since added a Cabernet Sauvignon a few years later.

For more info, visit Devil’s Cave Vineyard website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2017

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2018

Giaconda Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir

Giaconda wines have a super-cult status and, given the tiny production, are extremely difficult to find; they are sold chiefly through restaurants and by mail order. All have a cosmopolitan edge befitting Rick Kinzbrunner’s international winemaking experience.
This wine continues the phoenix like resurgence of Pinot Noir at Giaconda – new clones, new plantings and greater understanding of how to coax the very best out of this delightful and beguiling variety.

“One of the best expressions of pinot we have achieved at Giaconda so far…” – Rick Kinzbrunner, owner/winemaker.

For more info, visit Giaconda website.

VARIETALS
100% Pinot Noir

VINTAGE
2018

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2018

Giaconda Estate Vineyard Shiraz

Giaconda wines have a super-cult status and, given the tiny production, are extremely difficult to find; they are sold chiefly through restaurants and by mail order. All have a cosmopolitan edge befitting Rick Kinzbrunner’s international winemaking experience.
Compelling and remarkably perfumed, this Shiraz from Warner Vineyard is feminine and highly aromatic on first impression, and, as each layer is peeled away, the beautiful elements of Shiraz are slowly revealed.

For more info, visit Giaconda website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2018

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2019

Red Claw Pinot Noir

Red Claw wines are hand crafted with fruit from Yabby Lake’s own vineyards. The wines are made following the same principles that guide the single vineyard wines. With Red Claw the emphasis is on making wines that are bright, juicy and more expressive when young – lending them perfectly to the Australian lifestyle and the way we like to dine.

This is a bright, juicy Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir.

For more info, visit Yabby Lake website.

VARIETALS
100% Pinot Noir

VINTAGE
2019

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2019

Red Claw Sauvignon Blanc

Red Claw wines are hand crafted with fruit from Yabby Lake’s own vineyards. The wines are made following the same principles that guide the single vineyard wines. With Red Claw the emphasis is on making wines that are bright, juicy and more expressive when young – lending them perfectly to the Australian lifestyle and the way we like to dine.

Crisp and crunchy, this Sauvignon Blanc has lovely citrus, florals and a gentle herbal edge.

For more info, visit Yabby Lake website.

VARIETALS
100% Sauvignon Blanc

VINTAGE
2019

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2015

Terlato & Chapoutier L-Block Shiraz

The Terlato & Chapoutier domain is the French company’s third project in Australia, and the second domain in Victoria. Michel Chapoutier joined forces with the Terlato family (the company’s American distributor) in 2000 in the Great Western Victoria’s Pyrenees on clay- and gravel-intensive soil. Already 20 years into what has been a great adventure.

“Lots of earth and spice with some meat and plum aromas and flavors. Full body. Soft and velvety texture with earth, spice and meaty character. A little exaggerated in the funky direction, but fun.” – James Suckling

Organically certification in progress on vintage 2018.

For more info, visit Terlato & Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2015

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2014

Terlato & Chapoutier Lieu-dit Malakoff Shiraz

The Terlato & Chapoutier domain is the French company’s third project in Australia, and the second domain in Victoria. Michel Chapoutier joined forces with the Terlato family (the company’s American distributor) in 2000 in the Great Western Victoria’s Pyrenees on clay- and gravel-intensive soil. Already 20 years into what has been a great adventure.

“The 2014 Lieu-dit Malakoff Shiraz boasts notes of leather, clove, roasted meat and espresso. It’s medium-bodied, with just enough plummy fruit to round out the palate, and it has a softly dusty finish.” – R. Parker – Wine Advocate

Organically certification in progress on vintage 2018.

For more info, visit Terlato & Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2014

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2015

Terlato & Chapoutier S-Block Shiraz

The Terlato & Chapoutier domain is the French company’s third project in Australia, and the second domain in Victoria. Michel Chapoutier joined forces with the Terlato family (the company’s American distributor) in 2000 in the Great Western Victoria’s Pyrenees on clay- and gravel-intensive soil. Already 20 years into what has been a great adventure.

Organically certification in progress on vintage 2018.

For more info, visit Terlato & Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2015

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2019

Tournon by M.Chapoutier Landsborough Vineyard Pyrenees Chardonnay

With his pioneering spirit, Michel Chapoutier set off to discover the terroirs of the oldest continent, with an idea: growing Rhone grapes in Australia. This was the beginnings of a tremendous voyage of discovery, observation and eventually, affection for that land. On what he found to be very special terroir, he planted non-grafted vines from 19th century clonal selections, imported from Europe before phylloxera took its toll. The non-negligible advantage was that in Australia, the harvest coincides with the French spring: ideal timing.

Organic certified.

For more info, visit Tournon by M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Chardonnay

VINTAGE
2019

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2016

Tournon by M.Chapoutier Landsborough Vineyard Pyrenees Grenache

With his pioneering spirit, Michel Chapoutier set off to discover the terroirs of the oldest continent, with an idea: growing Rhone grapes in Australia. This was the beginnings of a tremendous voyage of discovery, observation and eventually, affection for that land. On what he found to be very special terroir, he planted non-grafted vines from 19th century clonal selections, imported from Europe before phylloxera took its toll. The non-negligible advantage was that in Australia, the harvest coincides with the French spring: ideal timing.

Organically certification in progress on vintage 2018.

For more info, visit Tournon by M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Grenache

VINTAGE
2016

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2017

Tournon by M.Chapoutier Mathilda Chapoutier Shiraz Victoria

With his pioneering spirit, Michel Chapoutier set off to discover the terroirs of the oldest continent, with an idea: growing Rhone grapes in Australia. This was the beginnings of a tremendous voyage of discovery, observation and eventually, affection for that land. On what he found to be very special terroir, he planted non-grafted vines from 19th century clonal selections, imported from Europe before phylloxera took its toll. The non-negligible advantage was that in Australia, the harvest coincides with the French spring: ideal timing.

For more info, visit Tournon by M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
Shiraz

VINTAGE
2017

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2019

Tournon by M.Chapoutier Mathilda Chapoutier Viognier Marsanne

With his pioneering spirit, Michel Chapoutier set off to discover the terroirs of the oldest continent, with an idea: growing Rhone grapes in Australia. This was the beginnings of a tremendous voyage of discovery, observation and eventually, affection for that land. On what he found to be very special terroir, he planted non-grafted vines from 19th century clonal selections, imported from Europe before phylloxera took its toll. The non-negligible advantage was that in Australia, the harvest coincides with the French spring: ideal timing.

For more info, visit Tournon by M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
Viognier and Marsanne

VINTAGE
2019

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2017

Tournon by M.Chapoutier Shays Flat Vineyard Pyrenees Cabernet Sauvignon

With his pioneering spirit, Michel Chapoutier set off to discover the terroirs of the oldest continent, with an idea: growing Rhone grapes in Australia. This was the beginnings of a tremendous voyage of discovery, observation and eventually, affection for that land. On what he found to be very special terroir, he planted non-grafted vines from 19th century clonal selections, imported from Europe before phylloxera took its toll. The non-negligible advantage was that in Australia, the harvest coincides with the French spring: ideal timing.

Organically certification in progress on vintage 2018.

For more info, visit Tournon by M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Cabernet Sauvignon

VINTAGE
2017

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2014

Tournon by M.Chapoutier Shays Flat Vineyard Pyrenees Shiraz

With his pioneering spirit, Michel Chapoutier set off to discover the terroirs of the oldest continent, with an idea: growing Rhone grapes in Australia. This was the beginnings of a tremendous voyage of discovery, observation and eventually, affection for that land. On what he found to be very special terroir, he planted non-grafted vines from 19th century clonal selections, imported from Europe before phylloxera took its toll. The non-negligible advantage was that in Australia, the harvest coincides with the French spring: ideal timing.

Organically certification in progress on vintage 2018.

For more info, visit Tournon by M. Chapoutier website.

VARIETALS
100% Shiraz

VINTAGE
2014

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