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.
"It is beautifully perfumed on the nose showing dark berry, plum, toasted hazelnut and espresso characters with a hint of lavender complexity. The palate displays gorgeous fruit richness and purity, as well as fleshy mouthfeel and supple tannins. This is bold and attractive." Sam Kim
Item Code: ITM15052
If you enjoy a full-bodied Shiraz you will enjoy this wine! Intense plum and dark fruit flavours on the nose and palate. Time in new and used American oak has created silky mocha and chocolate characters which appear on the mid-palate while firm tannins complete the structure. A bold wine with excellent length and depth of flavour.
Item Code: ITM6084
Rich, velvety, soft and ripe – if these are the kind of things you like to see in your wine, look no further. Flavours are of blackberries, blueberries and earth but it’s that texture and sense of all-enveloping luxury that makes this wine a must try.
Item Code: ITM6422
"A wash of frisky, cranberrylike fruit flavours, a touch of amaro, a dash of pepper in the lively finish. Sweet then gently pleasing bitter. Such fun stuff. Drink with gusto." Mike Bennie
Item Code: ITM15293
"It has excellent hue, depth and clarity, one of those wines giving you a 'come-on' signal before you've had a chance to even smell it. It combines insouciant elegance with intensity, its balance already set in stone. You can tuck this under your arm and walk into any Italian BYO restaurant and walk out very happy. Bravo." Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM21111
"Hand-picked Matura 6 and 7 clones, matured for 15 months in French barriques (10% new). Excellent colour; this is a pretty smart sangio, the red cherry fruits within a filigree of tannins, part satin, part spicy. The oak maturation has worked well, shaping texture more than flavour." Halliday Wine Companion
Item Code: ITM18614
"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
At first, tight and compact in structure but time in the glass reveals a fragrant nose of dark fruit and violets. The palate displays rich flavours of cassis, blueberry with well-integrated spice. Rich, smooth tannins provide structure and balance and leads to a long, lively finish.
Item Code: ITM7606