Week in Review 21-07-18
Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Review
This week we released two packs - an International Collection 6-pack, and a Katnook Odyssey Museum Vertical. We also had the new Hughes & Hughes release from the Young Gun of Wine 2018 Best New Act and finally the Pewsey Vale Contours Riesling 2012.
See the full Wines of the Week here.
The International Collection 6-pack
The Puligny-Montrachet and Grand Cru Champagne lead this collection. The Langhe Nebbiolo is a supple and elegant wine made to drink on release. Kamptal DAC means you can expect a fresh, dry and characterful Austrian Riesling. The Nga Waka is typical Martinborough Pinot taken up a notch or three. Purity, energy, elegance with an ability to age, it is a stunning wine. Typically Torbreck, plush and silky Barossa Shiraz, the 2014 Sporran bristles with energy.
If you love international wines and would like a chance to win, read on.*
‘02, ‘04 & ‘06 6-pack
Katnook’s Odyssey would make any list of Coonawarra’s top five Cabernets – and most top-three lists. The wine has been ranked ‘Outstanding’ in the Langton’s Classification since 2005. Enjoy three vintages of Odyssey with 12, 14 and 16 years bottle age.
Hughes & Hughes
Chardonnay, Derwent Valley,
Huon Valley 2017
A contemporary, cool-climate Chardonnay from the Young Gun of Wine 2018 Best New Act, winemaker Jonathan Hughes. Just a little over 200 cases the wine Campbell Mattinson described as ‘another glittering release…’ Get it before it's gone.
The Contours Riesling,
Eden Valley 2012
The Contours Riesling is released as a five-year-old, a tribute both to its age worthiness and to the exceptional quality of the grapes from this part of the Pewsey Vale vineyard in the Eden Valley, high above the Barossa.
Our access extends beyond the greatest Australian and international wines and cellars. We also get to meet the amazing people by the wines: owners, growers, reviewers, tastemakers and, of course, winemakers. This week we met Chris Carpenter for a Hickinbotham Masterclass. He took our Wine Brokers through his McLaren Vale wines that more a hint of Napa Valley style. Read the full story.
The Langton's Team