Wine Lists

Cricket-inspired wines for Boxing Day

By Eliza Campbell

18 Dec, 2020

These cricket-themed wines are perfect for a Boxing Day on the pitch or the couch – or paired with leftovers from Christmas lunch.

2018 Brokenwood Cricket Pitch Red
Superb aromas with lifted cabernet fruit and background vanillin oak | RRP $22

2017 Sir Ian Botham Adelaide Hills Chardonnay
Orange blossom, white peach and hints of almond, following through to a palate of opulent white peach, grapefruit, lemon myrtle and well-integrated oak | RRP $75

2016 Jim Barry Wines The Cover Drive Cabernet Sauvignon
Mint, white pepper and a hint of liquorice on the nose. The palate has lovely soft tannins and shows a touch of plum balanced with subtle French oak | RRP $19

2020 Brokenwood Cricket Pitch White
Citrus pith and florals on the nose with initial flavours of citrus and melon | RRP $22

2015 Heydon Estate The Sledge Single Vineyard Margaret River Shiraz
96% shiraz and 4% viognier were co-fermented to produce a juicy array of supple red fruit flavours, finished with soft tannins and a whisper of cedary oak | RRP $40

2017 St John's Road Line & Length Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Aromas of plum fruits, herbal tea and earth. Bright, fresh authentic cabernet flavours of blackcurrant and herbal notes | RRP $20

2018 Heydon Estate The Hallowed Turf Single Vineyard Margaret River Chardonnay
Dijon clones, wild-fermented in second-use French oak and stainless steel barriques, matured for 12 months. Typical positive flavours, good length | RRP $30

2017 Ponting Wines The Pinnacle McLaren Vale Shiraz
Dutch liquorice, iodine, violet, ample Cherry Ripe and blue fruits, corralled by a skein of oak-derived tannin; towed to decent length by balanced acidity | RRP $25