Bird In Hand Blackbird Merlot 2015
Bird in Hand was named Adelaide Hills Winery of the Year at the Melbourne International Wine Competition 2014 and Winestate magazine's 2014 Winemaker of the Year. This well structured Merlot is named after the "Blackbird" goldmine near the town of Woodside, South Australia, where the Nugent family winery, vineyards and olive groves are situated. With a silky mouthfeel, it has ripe succulent fruit flavours of cherries, strawberries and plum, integrated with skillful oak usage.
Redemption Canberra Shiraz 2014
You might not know it but Canberra is one of Australia's up-and-coming Shiraz districts, with a cool climate that creates wines with a distinct spiciness and elegance. With the soaring popularity of the region's Shiraz, this flavoursome example is rated 94 Halliday points and is full of spicy berry and plum characters.
Vasarelli Vineyards Family Reserve Mclaren Vale Shiraz 2016
Pat and Vicki Vasarelli don't make wine, but they grow some of the best grapes in South Australia's historic McLaren Vale district - and they also host some of the region's best lunches, using home-cured hams and salamis prepared according to recipes handed down through their Italian family. The 'Family Reserve' label is used only when the vintage is exceptional.
Instinct By Pask Winemakers Selection Hawke's Bay Merlot Cabernet 2015
Kate Radburnd has done it again, treating us exclusively to this truly delicious MerlotCab Sav blend. With vibrancy and fruit richness to make other winemakers jealous, her style and finesse shines through in every sip.
Parker Favourite Son Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2013
From renowned winery Parker Estate comes a complex blackcurrant and cherry fruit flavoured Cab Merlot blend of rare breeding and class. Made with fruit grown in the Limestone Coast region of Wrattonbully, you can cellar this with confidence or serve with premium eye fillet.