Tasting Panel’s Top 6 Winter Wines
Winter is the perfect time to get reacquainted with your slippers as you cosy up on the couch to enjoy a glass of beautiful, rich red wine or a delectable full-bodied white. Whatever your preference, you’ll be able to find something to warm you, inside and out, with our Top 6 Winter Wines as recommended by our expert Tasting Panel.
Silkman Wines Chardonnay 2017, Hunter Valley
Juicy and round, quite generous and savoury with mouth-watering acidity and stone fruit core depth through to the long finish.
RRP: $30 or $25.50 per bottle in any dozen.
Dominique Portet Fontaine Sauvignon Blanc 2017, Yarra Valley
Mid weight yet full-flavoured with a sweet citrus and stonefruit core, lovely creamy texture, ripe, juicy acidity and a savoury finish.
RRP: $22 or $18.70 per bottle in any dozen.
Cooks Lot 333 Riesling 2017, Orange
This is a richer and more textural expression of cool climate Riesling that features gorgeous soft acidity driving the core of fruit flavours, notes of talc-like complexity and a Euro-esq touch adding lovely interest.
RRP: $23 or $19.55 per bottle in any dozen.
Samu Nero D'avola 2016, Riverland
A light to medium weight expression of Nero d’Avola that features vibrant red and black fruit characters with loads of peppery spice. The texture is smooth and silken, while the tannins are fine and the finish is long.
RRP: $25 or $21.25 per bottle in any dozen.
Mr. Riggs The Ring In Shiraz 2016, McLaren Vale
Intense with terrific sinewy power, deep yet fine tannins and precisely judged black fruit, acidity and oak treatment.
RRP: $22 or 18.70 per bottle in any dozen.
Cappa Stone Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Coonawarra
Appealing red fruits with leafy astringency and generous tannin support, all carried well by the strong core of fruit.
RRP: $20 or $17 per bottle in any dozen
For more great wine selections, including packs featuring those listed above, shop our winter wine catalogue now.