With all the wines we offer having passed an extremely tough Tasting Panel, it’s never a surprise to see them recognised by Australia’s premier critic. But it’s always nice nonetheless. Each of these featured drops has earned a minimum of 90 points from James Halliday.
This classic Margaret River blend boasts typical aromas of Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. The palate is medium to light in body and offers straightforward fruit characters with racy acidity and a dry, lengthy finish.
Item Code: ITM2897
Precision, texture and balance – tick, tick and tick. This fabulous Riesling floats across the palate with heady flavours of jasmine, honeysuckle and mandarine.
Item Code: ITM6576
A wonderfully food-friendly style, made without any oak. Young and all about the fruit – bright red berries, cherry and violet combine with notes of violet and dried spice to create a balanced and utterly moreish wine. While drinking beautifully now, this Grenache will continue to reward with carefully cellaring.
Item Code: ITM4120
"Firm, fruit-filled, kissed with classy oak and then savoury to close. An excellent example of Australian tempranillo. Cherry, cola, cloves and an array of dried spices. Good depth of fruit; nothing wimpy about this. A bit of grunt to the tannin too. It pushes the ripeness envelop – and carries some warmth as a result – but just stops short of overdoing it." Campbell Mattinson
Item Code: ITM6832
Deep red in colour with complex aromas of dark plum, chocolate and mocha. Rich opulent fruit swarms the palate alongside velvety tannins. Soft, elegant and completely enchanting.
Item Code: ITM5971
A medium-bodied 60/35/5% blend of shiraz, grenache and tempranillo that spent 18 months in 100% new French oak - namely a single hogshead; the best components went into this wine, which has absorbed the new oak without demur, emerging fresh and unscathed on the lingering finish. 94 points, James Halliday.
Item Code: 29821
Seamless, understated and elegant, this wine is an exemplary Barossa Shiraz. The fruit used to make this wine is from vines dating back to 1906. Rich, layers of dark berries are concentrated on the palate with silky tannins and well-integrated oak. A fine Shiraz.
Item Code: ITM7362