The Banrock Station Chardonnay exhibits intense fruit aromas of citrus and peach with hints of tropical notes, spicy vanilla bean and sweet oak. The palate displays fresh and juicy fruit salad flavours of peach, melon and honeydew, with a light oak influence. This wine has a soft and creamy full bodied texture, balanced acid and excellent length. Try this wine with seafood and chicken.
Tasting Note: Luscious & lighter in alcohol (6.5% ABV), this lightly sparkling wine is soft, fresh and sweet, exhibiting lifted floral and exotic fruit characteristics, finishing with a bright natural acidity, and a refreshing natural effervescence.
Banrock Station Raspberry & Blackcurrant Fusion is a delightful mix of a soft red blend and the ripe flavours of raspberry and blackcurrant. Sits comfortably on the palate and continues to develop typical red characters of dark forest fruits.
This delicious Rose wine has been delicately blended with natural flavours and the juice of Strawberry, Blueberry and Blackberry. The result is a bright , fruity, refreshingly sweet Rose wine perfect for sharing with friends. Enjoy chilled or over ice for the perfect serve.
Banrock Station Tropical Fusion is a delectable mix of crisp white wine and tropical fruit flavours. Pineapple, melon and orange notes lead into a well balanced palate of ripe tropical fruits with a distinct citrus undertone. Perfect for a summer beach picnic with friends.
Tasting Note: The Banrock Station Pinot Gris exhibits poached pear, with white floral, and exotic clove and cinnamon spices on the nose. The palate displays mouth-filling pear and apple fruit flavours, nougat, with a crunchy acid finish.
The Banrock Station Sauvignon Blanc displays lifted tropical and herbaceous aromas. On the palate, fresh and soft gooseberry flavours finish with a grassy lift. A careful selection of lively Sauvignon Blanc parcels was made in order to obtain the fresh gooseberry lift and fleshy texture for which the Sauvignon Blanc variety is known. Try this wine with chicken, seafood and Asian food
The 2010 vintage is a bright straw colour with youthful green tinges. The nose is lifted with aromas of passionfruit, ripe pear and spicy peach. They follow through to the palate which is mouth filling, full of natural grape sweetness and rounded out with a crisp balancing finish. This wine should be served well chilled and enjoyed when young and fresh.
Innovation has always been at the heart of all that is Brown Brothers, including the development of new styles and varieties. Here they blend two of Australia's favourite white wines to create the ultimate summer drink; a Moscato & Sauvignon Blanc. A completely new twist on the two icons, the Moscato & Sauvignon Blanc blends the vibrancy and freshness of Sauvignon Blanc along with the exuberance and sheer deliciousness of Moscato. A racy aromatic wine that brings together everything that is great about these two wine styles.
The 2010 Lexia has a brilliant yellow colour with hues of green and a nose displaying aromas of musk, tropical fruit and grapes. The acid level balances beautifully with the natural sugar, resulting in a wine that is fresh, crisp and clean. Full of generous ripe fruit characters, the palate also leaves you with a hint of lingering spice.
This wine is suited for immediate consumption, but will age gracefully in the bottle for 5-8 years from vintage if cellared well.
Passionfruit, citrus and tropical fruit, with an elegant mineral texture and refreshing, zesty palate. The wine was racked and underwent a period of yeast lees contact to impart texture and complexity.
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