Australian Wine

Australian Wine

The Australian wine regions  produce different wine varieties and styles that take advantage of the particular Terroir such as: climatic differences, topography and soil types.

With the major varieties being predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Wines are often labeled with the name of their grape variety, which must constitute at least 85 percent of the wine.

About 130 different grape varieties are used by commercial winemakers in Australia. Many varieties from France, Italy and Spain for example Petit Verdot, Pinot grigio, Pinot noir, Sangiovese, Tempranillo and Viognier are becoming more common. Wines from many other varieties are being produced.

Australian wine making results have been impressive and it has established benchmarks for a number of varietals, such as Chardonnay and Shiraz.

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  • Yalumba Sauvignon Blanc 75cl
    The Yalumba Y Series Sauvignon Blanc 2011 is pale green in color with aromas of lemongrass, passionfruit and freshly mown grass. The palate is vibrant and fresh, reflecting the combination of low alcohol, crisp acid and deliate body that make this wine so refreshing to sip, especially when paired with freshly caught King George Whiting, simply grilled and served with lemon w Yalumba was est..
    £8.99 Ex Tax:£7.49
  • Yalumba Shiraz Viognier 75cl
    Deep crimson with violet hues, the Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier 2008 displays aromas of crushed mulberries, wild berry and rhubarb which are complemented by hints of sweet cinnamon and violets. This wine is medium bodied with layers of wild berries and violets, while the tannins are soft which give the wine a juicy sweetness and persistence. Enjoy with BBQ Char Sui Pork. Yalumba was est..
    £8.99 Ex Tax:£7.49
  • Yalumba Unwooded Chardonnay 75cl
    Pale straw with a green hue. The nose opens with aromas of peaches and cream, crème brulée, white blossoms and a hint of citrus. The wine is fresh and lively with enticing hints of exotic spices. The wine shows generosity and lees complexity, there is a lovely weight with good length of flavours of fresh peaches. The wine is clean and vibrant, finishing with a crisp citrus line. Grilled haloumi..
    £8.99 Ex Tax:£7.49
  • Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon 75cl
    Full of rich and enticing flavours of blackberries, cocoa and vanilla. A good balance of berry flavours and spice lasts long on the palate. This wine is well-structured with toasted oak supporting soft fruit and velvety tannins. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans Cabernet Sauvignon Red Australian Wine. Aromas: crushed blackberries with sweet mocha Flavours: blackcurrant..
    £6.49 Ex Tax:£5.41
  • Yellow Tail Chardonnay 75cl
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  • Yellow Tail Merlot 75cl
    Merlot Red Australian Wine Aromas of ripe plums & mulberries Sweet plums with a touch of spicy finish For 3 generations the Casella family has been making wine at their winery in the small town of Yenda, situated in South Eastern Australia. It is here that [yellow tail] is created with a simple purpose in mind; to make great wine that everyone can enjoy. Yellow tail is every..
    £6.49 Ex Tax:£5.41
  • Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio 75 cl
    This Pinot Grigio displays lovely aromas of passionfruit and lime, with upfront fruit and a crisp, clean and refreshing palate. Pinot Grigio is an Italian grape variety that grows very well in Australia's warm climate, creating wines of not only great drinking, but excellent for matching with food. This wine shows classic characters of nashi pear, green apples and floral notes with a hint o..
    £6.49 Ex Tax:£5.41
  • Yellow Tail Rose 75cl
    Rosé wines from Australia are fast becoming renowned for their quality and natural fruit appeal. It's hard not to like a wine with such great colour and pretty aromas, but the vibrant flavour profile of the palate seals the deal. Perfect anytime of the day, this Rosé is also a sensational food wine, able to match just about any kind of dish. Mind you, drink this on its own and you won't be disappo..
    £6.99 Ex Tax:£5.82
  • Yellow Tail Shiraz 75cl
    "Spicy, full bodied and delicious" For when you need the biggest weapon in your wine arsenal. While some Shiraz can be over the top, this wine offers some seriously easy drinking, even when the wine is young. Red fruits dominate the nose and mouth, but subtle spice and a hint of dusty tannins join in for good measure. A perfect winter warmer and yet surprisingly drinkable all year aroun..
    £6.49 Ex Tax:£5.41