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PEEL ESTATE

We were delighted to be appointed agents for Peel Estate  for the United Kingdom some 9 years ago
and the wines go from strength to strength. Established in 1973 by Will Nairn, Peel Estate has long
been considered one of the leading boutique wineries in Australia with total production of only 5000 cases.
The winery receives a coveted 4½ star rating in
James Halliday’s  Wine Companion..

The Chenin Blanc is one of Australia’s most extraordinary white wines with a huge peachy nose and
charry wood aromas. This is a wine that will age for over ten years and develops wonderful complexity
in the bottle.  The Verdelho is just about my favourite white wine. Unoaked, it has delectable greengage
and lime fruit with elegant acidity.

  Peel Estate  Verdelho    Baldivis (SC)
Price: £12.99 
Bin No. AU93

  Peel Estate  Chardonnay    Baldivis
Price: £13.99  Bin No. AU91

 Peel Estate  Chenin Blanc    Baldivis
Price: £13.99 
Bin No. AU92

Three quite stunning reds that are only available in tiny quantities as the wine has achieved a
cult status in Australia. The
Cabernet Sauvignon is made in a classic French style and
Will rates the 2001 as one of the best he has ever made. Aged in French oak, it has a
wonderful integration of fruit and wood. The flagship
Shiraz has an astonishing structure
and concentration of flavour: allspice, cloves and intense black fruit.
Both reds can be drunk
from now to 2025. 

  Peel Estate  Shiraz/Cabernet   Baldivis (SC)
Price: £12.99  Bin No. AU34

 Peel Estate  Cabernet Sauvignon   
Baldivis
Price: £17.99 
Bin No. AU31

  Peel Estate  Shiraz   Baldivis
Price: £17.99 
Bin No. AU32

As Will says on his website: ‘Most of the new Australian roses range between
medium sweet and sickly sweet. Peel’s is uncompromisingly dry’.
Made from a blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc

I have to admit that I have never understood why Oz Clark insists that he would
have a Sparkling Shiraz on his desert island, but Will’s is as good as they come
with delicious ripe plum fruit and good balancing acidity.

South Australia

Dry River

This entry-point range of wines from south-east Australia should not be disregarded because of their low price.
All three are excellent, well-made wines that show good varietal characteristics.

  Dry River Chardonnay  (SC)
Price: £5.99  Bin No. AU79

  Dry River  Pinot Grigio  (SC)
Price: £5.99  Bin No. AU78

  Dry River Shiraz   (SC)
Price: £5.99 Bin No. AU09

GRANT BURGE - Barossa Valley

Grant Burge’s unoaked Burges Vines Chardonnay has superb tropical fruit, and comes from his
own Barossa fruit. He is the largest private landowner in the area, but never makes any sacrifice in the
quality of his wine. Grant Burge’s Barossa Vines Shiraz is a classic: packed with ripe hedgerow fruits - as
indeed is the ‘Old Vine Shiraz’, his ‘black monster’ flagship wine: quite stunning. The Holy Trinity – his ‘
hommage’ to Châteauneuf -  has proved an enormous success and is a blend of classic Rhône varieties: Grenache,
Shiraz and Mataro. Grant Burge’s 10 Year Old Tawny is made from Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro aged in oak
quarter casks under the solera system and makes a delicious summer aperitif or or pour over the Christmas pudding!

  Burge Benchmark  Chardonnay    South Australia (SC)
Price: £7.99  Bin No. AU64

Burge Benchmark Shiraz  South Australia  (SC)
Price: £7.99 
Bin No. AU20

Grant Burge  Shiraz    Old Vine - Filsell
Price: £18.99 
Bin No. AU18

 The Holy Trinity   Grenache/Shiraz/Mouvèdre
Price: £19.99  Bin No. AU08

Stickies

Grant Burge’s 10 Year Old Tawny is made from Shiraz, Grenache and Mataro aged
in oak quarter casks under the solero system and makes a delicious summer aperitif
or digestive. 

NV  Grant Burge 10 year old Tawny    Barossa Valley 
Price: £19.99 
Bin No. DW10

New South Wales

TRENTHAM ESTATE

Since listing these wines for the first time at the end of 2002, we have been amazed at the
success we have had with them. The Murphy family were pioneer winemakers in the
Murray River Valley and their vineyards now spread over 50 hectares. After spending 11 years at
Mildara Blass, Anthony Murphy returned to the family estate as winemaker and they now win
numerous medals. Fabulous value are the entry point Big River wines. For something unusual,
try the Trentham Noble Taminga, a complex, botrytised blend of Riesling, Traminer and Ferrano (the what?)

White

 Big River Chardonnay   Murray River Valley (SC)
Price: £6.99   Bin No.AU90

Tretham Estate Verderjo  Murray River Valley (SC)
Price: £10.99   Bin No.AU61

Red

Big River Shiraz    Murray River Valley (SC)
Price: £6.99 
Bin No.AU40

River Retreat Pinot Noir    Murray River Valley (SC)
Price: £8.99 
Bin No.AU41

River Retreat Shiraz   Murray River Valley (SC)
Price: £8.99 
Bin No.AU42

River Retreat Cabernet Sauvignon   Murray River Valley (SC)
Price: £8.99 
Bin No.AU43

                 Trentham Estate Pinot Noir  Murray River Valley (SC)
                 Price: £11.50  Bin No.AU061

                    Trentham Estate  Shiraz    Murray River Valley
                 Price: £11.50 
Bin No.AU46

                 Trentham Estate  Nebbiolo    Murray River Valley
                 Price: £11.99 
Bin No.AU06

                                               Trentham Estate  Shiraz    Heathcote
                                               Price: £17.50 
Bin No.AU07

Stickies

Trentham Estate Noble Taminga 37.5cl  New South Wales
Price £8.99 
Bin No.DW31

MC GUIGAN WINES

The Black Label redBlack Label Merlot and the Black Label Shiraz
are all made in the typical Brian McGuigan’s style with lots of fruit and a gentle
sweetness.

   McGuigan’s Black Label  Chardonnay Hunter Valley 
Price: £6.99  
Bin No. AU83

   McGuigan’s Black Label  Gewurztraminer/Riesling Hunter Valley 
Price: £6.99 
Bin No. AU8
8

 McGuigan’s Black Label  Hunter Valley (SC)
Price: £6.99 
Bin No. AU11

  McGuigan’s Black Label Merlot  Hunter Valley (SC)
Price: £6.99 
Bin No.  AU05

 

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