|David O'Leary really knows about things Cabernet Sauvignon, having claimed a Jimmy Watson Trophy and twice International Red Wine Maker of the Year. From low yielding vines up to fifty years of age, grown to superior sites within the Armagh Valley and Polish Hill River districts, the O'Leary Walker team create a powerful and complex, exquisitely perfumed and seamlessly layered Cabernet Sauvignon, framed by judicious oak and supported by graceful tannins, reflecting the idyllic growing climes of Valley Clare. OLeary Walker»|
|Woodhenge is about big ideas, in the manner of cyclopean fences built by Australia's early settlers. A wine of great elemental sculpture, the assemblage of individual vineyard and sub-regional characteristics is the key to success of the style. Wirra Wirra»|
|Elizabeth is a classic Hunter Valley white which has established itself as one of Australia's benchmark Semillon. Named in commemoration of the first ever visit to Australia by a reigning monarch in 1954, Elizabeth has claimed over fifty trophies and multi gold throughout it's long and illustrious history. Mount Pleasant»|
|Stoney Rise is all about drinkability, the creation of complex, fully approachable food friendly wines, without any excessive oak or overripeness. Pinot Noir goes into the oldest barrels available to soften the tannins and refine textures without overpowering the sensual fruit characters. Stoney Rise»|
|The first and final word in world class Barossa Cabernet, aged in a luxurious selection of completely new French oak hogsheads. The Ashmead block is so low yielding that it was almost gutted and re established to more productive plantings. Elderton»|
|There's a single block of Montepulciano along Bird In Hand Road at Woodside in the northern Adelaide Hills, a warmer site with rocky, well drained soils, perfectly suited for Italians. The seaside influence of Gulf of St. Bird In Hand»|
|A compilation of the finest parcels Chardonnay available to the Brown Brothers winemaking team, hand picked and whole bunch pressed into a selection of seasoned and new French oak barriques for a rich course of ferments and completion of full malolactic, a year's maturation and the luxury of regular lees stirring battonage for textural opulence and intriguing complexity. Stone fruits and cashew, citrus and pear, elegant with crystalline minerality and struck match complexity, a long lingering palate, structured and seamless, resplendent and refined. Brown Brothers»|
|The uncompromising pursuit of excellence brings the Yealands team to the extreme viticultural climes of Gibbston Valley in Central Otago. It is here under the frigid cloudless night skies that Pinot Noir vines, planted to undulating granite schist soils, struggle to yield harvests of parched grapes, redolent with cherry berry perfumes, bursting with an intensity of flavour and wrapped in a muslin of seamless, velvet tannins. Yealands Estate»|
|Real new world Syrah, crafted to the old world style of French Trapis pioneers who founded Mission Estate in 1851. Fruit is sourced from the Bridge Pa triangle and warm inland sites, fortuitously sheltered from the prevailing sea breezes, perfect for the Syrah to ripen superbly, infusing fine aromatics and building ripe, supple tannins. Mission Estate»|
|Given the scarcity of Best's prestige, limited release, old vineyard icons, Bin #1 affords enthusiasts their first taste of the Great Western Shiraz style and leaves them eager to discover more. A classic, cool climate, aromatic wine, floral and spicy, peppery and elegant, retaining vital Great Western fruit character. Bests»|
|An auspicious construct of Barossa Shiraz, which has claimed significant awards throughout its illustrious history, including gold at the prestigious London International. Peter Scholz is one of the Barossa's most capable and respected winemakers with a heritage that dates back to early settlement. Willows»|
|Excellent Langtons Classification. Winner of Australia's most coveted award, the Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy for vintage 1992, Elderton are one of the nation's great icon winemakers. Elderton»|
Between the 2 and the 11 september 2005 the Forum has been kept to Valdobbiadene Sparkling wines of Italy, the only event of exclusive reference for tipologie VSQPRD and VSQ of all the Italian territory!
In the context of the manifestation the quarter has been kept also edition of the Enologico Competition Sparkling wines of Italy, than thanks to one giuria highly characterized it has assigned the Tapes of Silver, first absolute prizes of the several categories, and Diplomas of merit, for the sparkling wines that have exceeded the score established from the Commission.
Bellussi Sparkling wines has introduced to the Competition two products, the Belcanto Millesimato dry and the sweet Cremant Withholding itself, that they have obtained a reply much positive one. The Cremant has been rewarded with a Diploma of Merit, adjudicating itself a score of absolute prestige, while to the Belcanto Millesimato it has been assigned the Silver Tape in the Charmat category.
This result beyond confirming the high qualitative standard of the Bellussi products contributes to raise the brand in Mount Olympus of the best Italian spumantistiche companies.
To offer produced from the high qualitative standard: this is the objective pursued from Bellussi Sparkling wines. From various years specialistici competitions to national and international level they have inserted the Bellussi products in the list of the best present Sparkling wines on the market. For the year the 2004 RED GAMBERO has assigned to our BELCANTO VALDOBBIADENE DOC OSCAR QUALITA' /PREZZO.
LINE BELCANTO IN THE GUIDE OF ITALIAN WINES 2004 OF MARONI The three products of the Line Belcanto (Cartizze, Valdobbiadene DOC and Millesimato) are signal to you in the Guide of Italian Wines 2004 of Luca Maroni. The comment of the famous connoisseur on these products above all emphasizes the "briosa taste-aromatic suadenza" of the Cartizze, nonch? the morbidezza of the Belcanto Valdobbiadene DOC and the Millesimato.
BELLUSSI INSERTED IN THE GUIDE OF AIS "DUEMILAVINI 2006" Guide "Duemilavini - the Book Guide to Wines of Italy", written up from the Italian Association Wine steward, numbers between the pages of the edition 2006 also BELLUSSI VALDOBBIADENE.
The products signal to you from the esaminatrice commission are: - EXTRA BELCANTO VALDOBBIADENE DOC DRY - BELCANTO MILLESIMATO DRY - PROSECCO OF EXTRA VALDOBBIADENE DOC DRY - PROSECCO OF VALDOBBIADENE DOC DRY