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Award winning wines from the rolling hills at the base of Mt Buller

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David Ritchie of Delatite Wines

David Ritchie of Delatite Wines

Delatite Wines range
View from Delatite Wines vineyards
Family picnic at Delatite Wines
Delatite Wines

 

The vines at Delatite Wines spread over rolling hills at the base of Mt Buller in Victoria's High Country. This cool climate, along with biodynamic principles, produces the aromatic wines that Delatite is renowned for.

These wines are part of the range that can be tasted at the Delatite cellar door at the corner of Stoneys and Pollards Rd in Mansfield.

 

2013 High Ground Chardonnay

Made from grapes grown in the Victorian High Country this beautiful Chardonnay shows lovely grapefruit and melon aromas combined with spicy oak flavours. Match this mountain grown Chardonnay with a fresh caught wild mountain trout or free-range roast chicken.

RRP A$20 bottle

 

2013 High Ground Pinot Grigio

Made from grapes grown in the Victorian High Country this beautiful Pinot grigio shows lovely pear and juicy apple flavours with a spicy texture and zippy acidity. Try serving with mussels/shellfish and chilli prawns.

RRP A$20 bottle

 

2013 High Ground Sauvignon Blanc

Made from grapes grown in the Victorian High Country this great summer wine shows aromas of lemon grass and tropical fruits and round juicy flavours. Making this a great wine to enjoy on warm, languid afternoons with friends.

RRP A$20 bottle

 

2013 High Ground Pinot Noir

Made from grapes grown in the Victorian High Country this elegant Pinot shows intense rich ripe cherry and strawberry flavours with soft tannins. Drink with venison, kangaroo, duck or simply enjoy with friends any old time.

RRP A$25 bottle

 

2013 High Ground Shiraz

Made from grapes grown in the Victorian High Country this big but soft Shiraz shows intense blackberry and spice flavours and aromas balanced with American oak and soft tannin. The result is a great wine to enjoy by itself or with rich red meat dishes such as osso bucco.

RRP $25 bottle

 

2012 'Dungeon Gully' Estate Malbec

Made from grapes on our Mansfield Estate, this blend of Malbec and Merlot gives seductive round fleshy fruit on the palate and nose showing rich plums and some spice. The palate has soft round tannins increasing its drinkability, making it a perfect companion for this wine would be a flavoursome Osso Bucco. This wine is perfect right now but will develop leathery and earthy flavours over ten years.

RRP A$25 bottle

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  • Central Victoria (VIC)

February 01st, 2015
 
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