One of the highest levels of art a winemaker can achieve is to take existing wines and, through thoughtful blending, produce a beautiful new wine which shows all of the finest characteristics of its components in a totally new, balanced and integrated wine.
The blended nature of these wines does not qualify for varietal status so they can legally only be called "red wine" or "white wine". In typically Australian larrikin fashion, the custom of assigning nicknames to friends has been extended to these wines.
Allure, a charming, complex Bordeaux style wine designed to attract the palate through its soft and alluring flavors.
Entice a delightful, well-bred Bordeaux style wine with a paradoxically enticing manner of managing strong peppery spices in foods, drawing out the true essence of the food flavors.
Clarissa, Dawn's middle name and the name of her maternal Grandmother. Designed to drink without food this Bordeaux style wine nevertheless is excellent paired with a wide range of new world dishes.
Ravish, another Bordeaux style wine blend. Overwhelming, it will hold you spellbound with delight, filled with wonder and enchantment from this incredible soft yet powerful wine.
Elate, an Australian style blend of two great wine varietals. This Cabernet-Shiraz blend will put you in high spirits with its full rich mouth feel and great finish.
Life is about balance.
The beginning, with the soil and the vine is the time to ensure that the wine will be in the correct balance.
The end is the time to savor, to enjoy the pleasure in a balanced wine as it encourages food to reveal its layers of hidden flavors.
Connecting beginning and end is the privilege and magic of our work...