Wine Quote – Say Hello to Wine

Wine Quote - Hello Wine

Uncorking a bottle of wine is equivalent to saying good-bye to the worries and welcoming new and fresh feelings which the wine brings along

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Truely Amazing – Rolf Binder Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Rolf Binder Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

About the wine

This  wine has 35% Merlot and 65% Cabernet Sauvginon. This wine contains aromas of black cherries, red berries and black currant and comes packed with flavours of blackberry, plum and cassis. The wine has a cellaring potential of 5 – 10 years. Enjoy this wine with parmesan cheese, roast chicken and mushrooms.

About the Winery

  • The winery was previously known as ‘Veritas’ which in Latin means the truth. The first vintage by the winery was released in 1978.
  • Rolf Binder and sister Christa Deans are the key members of the winery. Rolf takes care of the production of red wines whereas Christa is in charge of whites.
  • The winery has grown throughout Australia and exports to 18 countries.
  • Rolf and Christa were jointly awarded the Barossa ‘Winemaker of the year’ in 2005.

Vineyards

Its vineyards are spread across 250 acres in Barossa and Eden Valley. The winery has 4 vineyards under it –

  • Chri-Ro Vineyard – This vineyard is covered in 26 hectares. The grapes for the old Veritas winery were sourced from this vineyard as well as grapes for the iconic Hanisch and Heysen wines
  • Western Ridge Vineyard – This vineyard produces the highest quality fruit among the rest of vineyards. Grapes varieties planted are Shiraz, Semillon, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache.
  • Binder Deans Vineyard – This vineyard was purchased by the winery in 2013 and holds the potential to produce some great wines.
  • Riedl Vines Vineyard – Purchased in 2014 and spread over 46 hectares, some of the vine blocks are as old as 100 years.

Questions You Must Ask For Evaluating a Wine Deal

1. What is the offer?
Basically, it means taking stock of the type of offer. Often, getting some wines for free with the others is something which is the most preferred wine deal type. However, there could be enticing flat discounts on some of your favorite wines. And, then, there is always a likelihood of finding wines coming with some other product which might be of use to you or to your near and dear ones.
You do need to study the offer and understand what it has to offer to you.

2. Is the offer to your liking?

Does it meet your requirements? Does it leave you any better with money in pocket or adds value to the purchase?
If you been looking for something or had something at back of mind to buy, does any of the wine deal available online offer you that product? Does any of the wine at discounted price match your expectation?

3. Is there anything hidden in the offer which is not visible to customer or which has not been communicated?
Normally, you would not expect the online wine store to play mischief and hide any unusual charge that might be entailed. However, this might not be the case all the time. To be doubly sure, just take notice of any untoward expense which might be hidden during the course of purchase. This often happens when the offer is too good to be true. Making a few queries with the customer service or through emails can guarantee against these type of charges.

4. And finally, have you checked for other wine deals with competitors?
Just make this check one last time before going with the deal to ensure that they are not offering anything better.

Award Winner – Rosabrook Cabernet Sauvignon

Rosabrook Cabernet Sauvignon

About the Wine

The wine will reward after cellaring over a period of 5 years.

It is a Gold medal winner at Margaret River Wine Show 2017.

About Rosabrook Wines

Established in 1980, Calneggia family are the owners of Rosabrook wines. The winery is driven to make ‘elegant and fruity wines’ without comprising quality.

Brian Fletcher is the winemaker and long been associated with Rosabrook wines. Previously, he has worked with Evans and Tate and has a more than 30 years of experience in the winemaking industry. He is known to produce wines that are versatile, a well known and accomplished winemaker of Margaret River.

The vineyards are located in Rosabrook, 15 km away from Margaret River. They are as old as 25 years and produce intensely flavoured fruit.

Rosabrook wines produce a number of wine varietals such as Chardonnay, Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and varietals that are not much widely produced in the region such as Tempranillo and Shiraz.