-17-Australia※Details for all of our wines are available on our homepage. www.village-cellars.co.jp※Annotations: Vint. = Vintage Change, Name = Name Change, ¥↑ = Price raised, ¥↓=Price resuced, RS=Residual Sugar.Australia Annie's Lane A storied label that oers great quality and value, using fruit grown on the estate and by contract growers vineyards in the Annie's Lane, Watervale and Polish Hill regions in the Clare Valley.10035Riesling S'16Light green in colour with a lime hue. The nose offers strong aromas of citrus with subtle nuances of clove and fennel. The vibrant palate finishes with crunchy granny smith apples, grapefruit blossom, and a chalky mouthfeel.\2,000Clare Valley, S.A.Riesling Alc.11.5% RS 5.4g/L10224Chardonnay S'16Classic Clare Valley Riesling, pale straw with green hues in the glass, it offers white peach, pineapple, citrus and subtle toasty aromas on the nose. The palate is lively with tropical fruit avours supported by grapefruit-like acidity.\2,000Clare Valley, S.A.Chardonnay Alc.12.5% 10036Shiraz S'15An early harvest produced low yields of optimally ripe fruit with good natural acidity. A deep red with purple hues. Aromas of cassis lift from the glass, while the palate is rich with mulberries, and black olives, balanced by subtle oak avours with a hint of dark chocolate. Aged in oak for 12 months.\2,400Clare Valley, S.A.Shiraz88%/ Cabernet Sauvignon7%/ Grenache3% Alc.14.5% 9759Copper Trail Shiraz S'13Black with purple hues. The nose displays raspberries and mulberries. The nose and palate show a complex array of aromas and avours including blood plums, black olives, and a hint of liquorice. The palate is woven with grainy oak and silky tannins, nishing with a savoury mouthfeel.\4,200Clare Valley, S.A.Shiraz96.8%/ Cabernet Sauvignon3.2% Alc.14.5% BalnavesA small family-owned winery in the heart of Coonawarra's famed Terra Rossa strip, known for its complex reds that showcase the work of viticulturist Doug Balnaves and winemaker Peter Bissel, and the unique terrior.9930Chardonnay S'132013 produced an excellent example of how good Coonawarra Chardonnay can be. Delightful and sophisticated, with attractive aromas of white florals, rich lemon curd and citrus blossom, a great citrus zing and just a touch of oak. Complex and intriguing, yet showing clarity of focus on the fruit.\4,500Coonawarra, S.A.Chardonnay Alc.13.0% 9919The Blend S'13Merlot 52%, Cabernet Sauvignon 46%, with Petit Verdot 2%. Dark red, the nose is intense with aromas of mulberry, wild blackberry and liquorice combined with delicate smoky-coffee French oak. The palate is medium bodied with a soft round Merlot mouthfeel, black fruit avours and a touch of dried herbs.\3,500Coonawarra, S.A.Merlot52%/ Cabernet Sauvignon46%/ Petit Verdot2% Alc.14.0% 9255Shiraz S'09Deep red in the glass, the nose shows perfumed dark blackberry fruit, interwoven with spice and toasty vanillin notes. The palate is medium bodied with fleshy dark liquorice/berry fruit, pepper notes and a firm chewy ripe tannin finish. A dash of Viognier adds lift and perfume to the nose.\4,500Coonawarra, S.A.Shiraz/ Viognier Alc.14.5% BellvaleOwner, winemaker and former pilot John Ellis focuses on Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at his high-quality low-yielding vineyards in Gippsland. His rst release Pinot Noir '03 earned 93 points from James Halliday.9941Chardonnay Athena's Vineyard S'13In Bellvale's Athena's vineyard, the 2013 growing season was rather cool with some rain. Fruit was harvested in late March, producing a crisp and fresh white with layers of complexity showing notes of white peach and nectarine, and exquisite subtleties of avour and texture.\3,500Gippsland, Vic.Chardonnay Alc.12.5% 9942Pinot Noir Quercus Vineyard S'13Bright clear deep red colour, with mixed notes of dark and fresh red fruits. Wonderful aromas redolent of forest floor which emphasise the umami on the palate, with subtle spicy underscoring the freshness. Huon Hooke 94 points.\3,500Gippsland, Vic.Pinot Noir Alc.12.7%


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