-4-CODE9830McLaren Valeʼs defenderRegion︓McLaren Vale, South AustraliaVariety︓GrenacheAlc. 14.3%In Australia in the mid-1980s, the state government encouraged winegrowers to pull vines to reduce the oversupply of wine grapes. However, dʼArenberg refused to participate and held on to their old vines including their low-yield-ing Grenache vineyards. The ʻCustodianʼ of Grenache in McLaren Vale, this old vines Grenache displays aromas of black forest berries and woody spices, with red fruits, crisp acidity and vibrant tannins on the palate.d'Arenberg Custodian Grenache2013(S)CODE10056Surprising Australian VerdicchioRegion︓King Valley, VictoriaVariety︓VerdicchioAlc. 12.0% When the Pizzini family migrated from Trentino Alto Adige in northeast Italy and settled in King Valley in Victoria, they found themselves surrounded by moun-tains similar to their hometown. So they began to wonder how would their favour-ite Verdicchio grow in Australian soil? The answer is in this stylish white oering complex aromas of pears, plums and lemon zest, with fresh crisp lemon zest, apple and structured acid on the palate.Pizzini Verdicchio2014(S)CODE10213Expressing Chileʼs regional characterRegion︓San Antonio Valley, ChileVariety︓Sauvignon BlancAlc. 13.5%Recently, Chilean boutique wines have become more expressive of the charac-teristics of their respective region. Locat-ed just 20 km from the Pacic coast, San Antonio Valley is perfect for making cool climate whites and reds. Fruit from low-yielding biodynamic vineyards and low-temperature fermentation create a beautiful balance of fruit and acidity, that is at once refreshing and elegant.Matetic Corralillo Sauvignon Blanc2016(S)CODE10341Passing down a tradition for excellenceRegion︓Yarra Valley, VictoriaVariety︓Cabernet Sauvignon65%/ Malbec15%/ Merlot15%/ Petit Verdot5% Alc. 12.5%Dr. Bailey Carrodus, founder of Yarra Yering and legendary winemaker, was known for his idiosyncrasies reected in the highly individual wines he produced. After he passed away, Sarah Crowe became winemaker, bringing with her 12 years experience in the Hunter Valley. Evolving the tradition of 50 years of winemaking at Yarra Yering, constantly building on her rst full vintage in 2013 saw her named the James Halliday “Winemaker of the Year 2017.”Yarra YeringDry Red No.12009RRP¥2,500RRP¥3,000RRP¥1,680RRP¥9,800VC's Recommendations This Summer


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