Articles in Red Bordeaux Blend and Payne's Rise WINE

Levantine Hill Samantha's Paddock

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Our Mélange Traditionnel is an exquisite and refined Cabernet-based blend for the most sophisticated connoisseur, from the vineyard everyone said could not be planted; a tiny, incredibly steep, ultra low yielding block of the five traditional Left...... Read full article

Dominique Portet Cabernet Sauvignon

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It’s immediately clear from the deep purple hue and lifted violet aromas that 2013 gave us an exceptionally bright, fragrant wine. The palate ripples with red cherry and brambly fruit, with undertones of liquorice and lovely spice from the oak.... Read full article

Payne's Rise 'Mr Jed' Pinot Noir 2014

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Perfumed and lively. Soft and structural with fresh acidity. Delicate, but with a richness of fruit. Juicy red berries, herb, stalk and oak spice notes play a role. Fine earthy silky tannin structure ... Read full article

Mount Mary Quintet

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The vineyard is planted to Cabernet sauvignon (46%), Merlot (26%), Cabernet franc (18%), Malbec (5%) and Petit verdot (5%). The percentage of each variety that goes into the final blend changes with the season as factors such as fruitfulness and...... Read full article

Payne's Rise 'Redlands' Shiraz 2013

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True cool climate Shiraz, black & white pepper, spice and stalky whole bunch characters with brambly red fruits. The palate has strong fleshy fruit, ripe cherry & raspberry, plenty of spice and savoury flavours, clean acidity and silky tannins. ... Read full article

Payne's Rise Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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Hand picked at various levels of ripeness, whole bunch pressed, fermented in seasoned oak barriques with extended barrel maturation, the 2015 Sauvignon Blanc reflects a delicate varietal fruit character of citrus and tropical fruits.... Read full article

Payne's Rise Chardonnay 2015

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95 Points – James Halliday - Juicy fruit flavours of grapefruit, white peach and lemon zest are tightly bound with crisp acidity and subtle cedary oak. Providing for an elegant yet complex Chardonnay with great length. ... Read full article

Kellybrook Estate Cabernets

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A blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet franc. Our Cabernets is an elegant, medium-bodied wine with vibrant redcurrant and black current fruits, fine tannins and a veneer of French oak. Rated 94 points – 2015 Halliday wine companion.... Read full article

Payne's Rise Cabernet Sauvignon

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A fine, medium bodied fruit driven wine balancing blackcurrant fruit with more earthy olive and herbal notes, evenly weighted with silky tannins and great length.... Read full article

Boat O’Craigo Braveheart Cabernet

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Our classic ‘Bordeaux blend’ is made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot. The relatively high percentage of Cabernet Franc may very well be contributing to the sweet floral and cherry-fruit dominant aromas.... Read full article

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