Take the preparation out of entertaining with the ultimate selection of boutique Australian wines. No need for late dashes to the shops, with this dozen you’ll not be caught short no matter what you’re serving.
• 1 x Synn Chardonnay Pinot Noir by Leconfield Wines, Coonawarra, SA
• 1 x Finniss River Sparkling Shiraz, Currency Creek, SA
• 1 x Casa G Prosecco, Valdobbiadene, IT
• 1 x Bone Dry Rosé by Simon Gilbert, Mudgee, NSW
• 1 x The Natural Wine Co Rosé, Cowra, NSW
• 1 x Leconfield La Sevillana Rosé, Coonawarra, SA
• 1 x Shelter Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ
• 1 x The Squire Chardonnay by Briar Ridge, Hunter Valley, NSW
• 1 x Precious Little Grüner Veltliner
• 1 x Richard Hamilton Colton’s GSM, Mclaren Vale, SA
• 1 x Spencer Hill Latitude 41 Pinot Noir, Nelson, NZ
• 1 x Colours of the South Rosso, by Purple Hands, Southern Barossa, SA
Take the preparation out of entertaining, with our ultimate entertainer’s dozen. We’ve carefully selected our favourite seasonal wines to cater for every taste. It’s a comprehensive dozen catering for long intimate lunch gatherings (all Covid-safe of course!) to quick drop ins to the full Christmas dinner.
Synn Chardonnay Pinot Noir by Leconfield Wines
From Leconfield Wines comes this delicious Chardonnay Pinot Noir Sparkling – elegant soft fruit palate in a drier style, and finishing with a clean acid finish. The wine has an excellent persistent mousse and velvety creaminess.
Pair with: seafood, pre-dinner drinks, smoked salmon
Finniss River Sparkling Shiraz
A perfect start to Christmas Day. This Sparkling Shiraz won a Gold Medal at the Australian Small Winemakers Show. Dark Red with Violet Hues aromas of mulberry and blackberry fruits, with a hint of spice and white pepper, impress everyone when you match this wine with Christmas ham!
Pair with: anytime at Christmas! Or ham, turkey, or simply enjoy chilled before lunch.
Casa G Prosecco
From the heart of classic Prosecco winemaking in the Valdobbiadene DOCG, this Italian Prosecco is a stunning example of true authenticity. Superbly made of The fresh and clean, crisp apple and pear drop flavours.
Pair With: savory cheeses, Italian antipasti, cured meat, dried fruit.
Bone Dry Rosé
Crafted by fifth generation winemaker Simon Gilbert the Bone Dry Rosé is a dry Provence style Rosé from Mudgee NSW. A unique blend of Franco-Italian Varietals (Petit Verdot, Cabernet Primitivo, Sangiovese and Merlot) form the ultimate summer wine; crisp, refreshing and dry as a bone. Best enjoyed with seafood, sunshine, and served chilled.
Pair with: finger food, small mezze plate, light seafood
The Natural Wine Co Rosé
A beautiful rose gold colour, with a nose of strawberries and cream and just a touch of orange citrus peel. A lovely texture that glides over your tongue, filling your mouth with light red fruit, finishing with a dry savoury kick. This one will quickly disappear on a warm lazy afternoon. The wine post ferment was simply fined using vegan friendly products and clarified for bottling. This wine was made whilst maintaining The Natural Wine Co’s minimal intervention philosophy.
Pair with: light fish, salads, shellfish
Leconfield La Sevillana Rosé
Leconfield estate was established in 1974 by pioneering oenologist Sydney Hamilton. Leconfield has embraced innovation to produce high quality wines which are sought after all around the world.
‘La Sevillana’ Rosé is named after the roses which feature in Leconfield’s vineyards. Noted for its elegant fragrance, this floribunda rose provides orange-red flowers for an extensive period of the year.
Pair with: charcuterie, light pasta, salads, appetisers
Shelter Bay Sauvignon Blanc
From the prestigious Jackson Estate Winery in Marlborough. The fruit for this wine comes from Jackson’s homestead vineyard, where well weathered and free-draining river gravel soils ensure the vines produce intensely aromatic, vibrantly fruited and refreshingly crisp wines. The 2017 Shelter Bay Sauvignon Blanc is pale in colour with beautiful texture and wonderful acidity. Intense and powerful aromas of blackcurrants, gooseberry and passionfruit abound.
Pair with: white meat, salads, seafood, thai cuisine, grilled vegetables
The Squire Chardonnay by Briar Ridge
Briar Ridge is the largest holder of vineyards in the Mount View sub-region of the Hunter Valley. Many of their vines have been growing for 45 years, providing them with fruit of outstanding quality and unique character, thanks to Mount View’s location in an unmatched part of the Hunter. For Briar Ridge it has always been about embracing every facet of growing, making and enjoying quality wine. The combination of soil, aspect and the micro climate are what make the difference – giving their wines delicious flavours and characters unlike any other.
This lovely Chardonnay crafted by Gwyn Olsen finds the balance between fruit, minerality, acid and oak. It’s not too modern, not too old school, just smack bang in the middle. In the glass: Pale lemon with a green hue. On the nose: Nectarine and citrus. On the palate: Textural, vibrant and juicy with a core of melon and citrus, zesty acidity and background cashew oak. There’s a salty, umami layer and hints of oyster shell adding complexity throughout.
Pair with: cheese platter, pumpkin ravioli or pumpkin pie, chicken, pork or turkey
Precious Little Grüner Veltliner
The Precious Little Wine label was founded by mates – viticulturist Adam Smith and winemaker Marty O’Flaherty in 2016. The competitive duo played cricket against each other and have been mates who have shared a friendly and sledge-filled rivalry ever since. They jumped on the opportunity to create a brand forged on their desire not to become the next “big volume commercial” success but instead craft “unique and precious little parcels of fruit” into intriguing small batch wines.
Grüner Veltliner (Green Veltliner) is a white wine grape variety grown primarily in Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. This wine has an intriguing note of tarragon and musk on the nose, along with the lifted florals. A palate of white stone fruit with lime, grapefruit and herbal elements and a light, lingering zesty finish.
Pair with: richly flavoured foods, spiced food, rich foods
Richard Hamilton Colton’s GSM
Richard Hamilton Wines are reflective of the distinctive McLaren Vale region with its Mediterranean climate producing great value, fruit driven wines. The Hamilton family has been involved in winemaking and grape growing for five generations. Dr Richard Hamilton now continues his family’s long tradition of involvement in the wine industry.
All the components of this wine have come from Hamilton’s Farm Block, on the southern edge of the McLaren Vale township.The individual varieties were fermented separately and matured in seasoned oak to retain fruit dominance. The style of the wine is based on the mouth filling texture provided by Grenache and structure and density characteristic of Shiraz and Mourvèdre.The Colton homestead overlooks the gently sloping ‘Farm Block’ on which the varieties sourced for this wine are grown.
Pair with: roasted meat, stews, roast turkey or game meat
Spencer Hill Latitude 41 Pinot Noir
This wine is made from a selection of Nelson grapes from the Upper Moutere. The result is a full bodied wine that has layers of fruit flavours that are associated with the different soil types and climatic conditions of each individual block.
Pair with: salmon, fatty fish, roasted chicken, pasta, duck, beef bourguignon
Colours of the South Rosso, by Purple Hands
An exciting blend from the Purple Hands team. A delicious balance of Negroamaro, Montepulciano and Aglianico, pours a vibrant colour, with aromas of cherry, rose, herbs, orange skin and sweet spice resembling red wine based vermouth.
Pair with: sheeps milk cheeses, risotto, tuscan food, braised vegetables, turkey
Please note: All our products come from premium small batch boutique vineyards. Whilst we do our best to ensure that we provide exactly what is depicted in each gift pack, occasionally we are not able to supply the exact product pictured. In this situation, we will always endeavour to replace with the same variety, and will always replace the product with one of equal (or higher) value.