Wine Lists

Delicious Drops That Won't Break the Bank

By Halliday Wine Companion for Taltarni Wines, Vasse Felix, Petaluma Wines, and Centennial Vineyards

12 Jun, 2019

Here's an exclusive collection of affordable – and delicious – wines from an array of awarded Australian producers.

Taltarni Vineyard

From Taltarni Vineyards

2015 Blanc de Blancs  Not only is the 2015 vintage of the highest accolade, the previous 2013 release was also highly awarded. RRP $26.
2013 Cuvee Rose – Another award winner from Taltarni, this salmon-coloured sparkling has aromatic notes of bread crust and nuts, with hints of rose water. RRP $26.
2017 Fume Blanc – Well balanced with a generous front palate that extends into a mouth-filling grapefruit acid, this wine lingers with a soft creamy finish.  RRP $26.
2017 Sangiovese – A long subtle palate drives this medium-bodied wine with cassis, cherries and blueberries, and oak on the finish. RRP $26.
2017 Cabernet Merlot Petit Verdot  Fruitful on the nose, with lovely textural and structural components, this blend is a new world approach to traditional Bordeaux blends. RRP $26.

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Vasse Felix Wines

From Vasse Felix

2018 Classic Dry White – Fermented under cool conditions to ensure the fruit remains pristine, with a portion of 42 per cent wild fermented to add complexity and extra textural dimension. RRP $19.
2017 Classic Dry Red – A great example of how soft, fruit-driven yet structured and flavourful Margaret River shiraz can be. RRP $19.
2018 Filius Chardonnay  The 2018 vintage has gentle fruit sweetness with a tangy twist, toasty nuances and a fleshy, mango-like palate texture. RRP $28.
2016 Filius Cabernet Sauvignon – From the wow-factor 2016 vintage, this release is luscious and juicy upfront, with impressive length and a dusty, dry finish. RRP $28.
2018 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon – Powerful, aromatic, and structured. RRP $26. 

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Petaluma Wines

From Petaluma Wines

2017 White Label Sauvignon Blanc – This wine displays fresh tropical fruits and exotic herbaceous characters, with crunchy lime and lemon blossom. RRP $24.
2018 White Label Dry Rose – Vivid strawberry and cranberry fruit flavours present, with lively grapefruit and white flowers, and a hint of pot pourri. RRP $24.
2017 White Label Shiraz – This shiraz shows a rich spicy pepper, with typical bright cherry and berry fruit flavours. RRP $27.
2017 White Label Chardonnay – A chardonnay that displays stone fruits and citrus, creamy texture and lovely soft acidity. RRP $24.
2017 White Label Pinot Gris – Lovely crunchy pear and delicate florals combine, with high natural acidity and minerality, producing an easy-drinking style. RRP $24.

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Centennial Vineyards

From Centennial Vineyards

2018 Single Vineyard Winery Block Pinot Grigio – The palate is juicy, light and crisp. Red apple and kiwifruit flavours run the full length of the palate. RRP $25.99.
2018 Reserve Single Vineyard Grüner Veltliner – Yellow apple, green pear, green bean, and white pepper are common descriptors of this wine. RRP $28.99
2017 Bridge Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot – Redcurrant and earthy plum flavours feature throughout, with the nose revealing aromas of mint, raspberry, plum, bay leaf, espresso and dark chocolate. RRP $24.99
2016 Road Block Chardonnay – The palate is soft and gentle, with juicy yellow apple and nectarine flavours. Its lightness makes for an easy-drinking style. RRP $25.99.
2016 Single Vineyard Shiraz – The medium-bodied palate has a fleshy and satisfying mouth feel, with dark berries and black olive throughout, concluding with a ripe tannin finish. RRP $24.99.

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This article was produced by Halliday Wine Companion in partnership with Taltarni Vineyards, Vasse Felix, Petaluma Wines and Winery and Centennial Wines.