Around 75% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay, this delivers such a delightful blend of bright strawberries and crisp red apples that youll find yourself basking in your own personal ray of sunshine.
Classic floral, varietal characters together with honey, spice and yeasty nuances underpinned by a flirtatious lime freshness.
Inspired by the official cocktail of Venice, this is a refreshing, lightly fizzy blood-orange aperitif offering exotic fruit characters backed by a burst of orange and enticing herbal notes.
An off-dry sparkler with stonefruit and floral aromas embellished by grape-ish nuances. The ripe, juicy palate has a creamy mouthfeel thats nicely counterpointed by the clean, flavoursome finish.
Flavours of stone fruit and citrus give this sparkling wine a fresh lingering finish.
This zesty frizzante combines aromatic elderflower with pear, peach and lime aromas and flavours. Works a treat when served with ice and garnished with mint.
From the Brancott Estate's lighter flight range, this is a full flavoured sparkler that's naturally made to be lighter in alcohol.
Slightly off-dry, with distinctive varietal flavours supported by a crisp, tingling finish. Great as an aperitif with antipasto and seafood.
Clean bright coloured, with a greenish yellow tone. On the nose, exotic fruits like pineapple scents.
Elegant and poised, it has creamy, nutty, toasty characters and a clean, finely balanced finish. Excellent as an aperitif or with shellfish.
Clean, fresh, easy to get along with; whats not to like?
The palate is substantial, with superb mouthfeel, a good balance of the crisp, citrusy fruit and the yeasty creaminess from its time on lees.
Be assured, too, the Glenners match quantity with quality; you dont get the balance, integrated favours and excellent texture in a wine like this by playing two-up in your lunch break.
The fresh floral notes, strawberry-infused characters and crisply rich, clean finish make this a delightful accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes.
Biscuity nose, complex aromas, dried flowers and orchard fruit, lemon peel and minerals.
A sparkling bottle made using blend of three traditional grapes - Macabeo, Xarel.lo and Parellada. Fresh, crisp and elegant. Citrus flavours with a hint of green apple.
Medium bodied with a delicious honeyed richness of concentrated grapey fruit flavours and delicately balanced.
This bubbly initially started as Spy Valley's very own 'party supply'. The Méthode Traditionelle has gained momentun and is now a key member of the Spy Valley Wines family.
Only specially selected and hand harvested Chardonnay grapes are used for this premium Blanc de Blanc, producing a beautiful and complex wine with fresh citrus and nutty notes.
Very sexy 'mama just baked 'em' apple pie characters - granny smith and warm bready, yeasty ones, and some tinglingly fresh citrus just to spark you up.
Like its sister, Sasa, this is 100% Chardonnay and 2009 vintage. The grapes hark from a little further south than the Scott home turf in Marlborough; Central Otago fruit, in fact.
Chardonnay and Pinot dance elegantly across the palate, and reserve fruit broadens the texture, contributing almond notes into the fresh apple and pear characters.
As with the likes of Krug, aging and fermentation in French oak is a key factor. The oak and lengthy time on lees deliver a rich, flavoursome expression.
Flavours of white flowers, brioche, and strawberry, a vibrant mineral palate and a fresh, clean finish.
Very persistent and fine bubbles in the glass. The bouquet is refined and refreshing with intense aromas of pear, nectarine, citrus zest and white florals underlined by notes of fresh bread.
Fruit characters are seamlessly interwoven with complex autolysis notes.
French wine critic Michel Bettane called it the best Southern Hemisphere sparkling wine I have ever tried. Amen.
The Cordon Rouge is Mumms flagship wine and one of the worlds biggest-selling champagnes, so as far as gifts go its definitely a goer!
The annual Melbourne Cup Edition of Mumm's flagship wine Cordon Rouge. Silky, mouthfilling mousse and a lovely fresh, lingering finish. Subtlety and finesse!
"Moet Calligraphy" comes with a set of gold lettering messages you can stick on the bottle to personalise your gift with; "Happy Birthday", "Congratulations","Happy Anniversary" + more!
The Cordon Rouge is Mumms flagship wine and one of the worlds biggest-selling champagnes. This number is securely fastened within a trendy dinner jacket.
Dry and full bodied, it possesses a persistent, beautifully balanced character.
On the nose, the bouquet of sweet briar, quickly gives way to the aromas of stoned fruits, such as the white peach of the vines.
A delicate cherry colour with a hint of copper. The mousse is fine and persistent. On the nose, there are aromas of red fruits.
Well-balanced wine in the mouth, both robust and elegant, vigorous and fleshy with a mellow and long end.
Champagne Drappier Millesime Exception 2010 is blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with complex aromas of citrus fruits, bread, hazelnuts and almonds
A firm, focused version, this is driven by smoke-tinged minerality and racy acidity, while flavors of strawberry pate de fruit, candied orange zest, apricot tart and ground ginger and clove.
Double the bubbles with this Piper Heidsieck twin gift pack. Notes of citrus fruits, Granny Smith apple and subtle hints of warm toastiness follow spring blossoms such as hawthorn.
Lively with very fine bubbles. Great finesses with elegant vine flowers on the nose. Followed by intense, sweet and fruity aromas. Rich and fruity. Very smooth and generous. A full-bodied finish.
Very stylish offering from the legion of the red ribbon, with subtle hints and treats that reluctantly give up their characteristics only with time in the glass. So don't slug it, Siegfried, sip it.
This full-bodied, rich and opulent wine is ideal with meals and for special occasions.
A big, broad-shouldered wine, the 2006 impresses for its sheer volume and size, but at the same time it retains the characteristic Roederer finesse.
Two bottles in a nice wee gift box! The substantial addition of reserve wines results in an outstandingly rich, yeasty expression with an pure and alluring bouquet and a magnifcent structure. Class.
Bright raspberries, strawberries and black cherries chasing daintily across the palate all the way to the classy end.
Good intensity, round and well-balanced in the mouth. Long and sustained finish. A beautiful vintage positioning itself well in the classic vintage characteristics of Ruinart, combining finesse, elega
No new Bond movie release is complete without its very own limited edition Bollinger bottle and the most recent, SPECTRE, is no exception. Celebrating the continuing partnership between Bollinger.
95/100 | Robert Parker: The 1999 Brut Blanc de Blancs Comtes de Champagne is sourced exclusively from Grand Cru villages. A small portion of the wine is aged in barrel.."