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Wine Tasting Notes

  • SPARKLING green apples, brioche, oyster shell and citrus crisp finish
  • RIESLING floral, green apple, minerality and refreshing lime
  • SAUVIGNON BLANC green capsicum, passionfruit and herbal.
  • PINOT GRIS OR PINOT GRIGIO poached pears/apples and bakers spices with crispness
  • SEMILLON lemon, lime and oyster shell minerals
  • CHARDONNAY flinty, crisp pink lady apples, stone fruit and vanilla
  • OTHER WHITE VARIETAL WINES diversity of herbal, melon and citrus tang
  • WHITE BLENDS combinations of green, citrus and tropical fruit
  • ROSÉ red berries, perfumed savoury ripe fruit and lemon
  • PINOT NOIR red berries, earthy mushroom and silky tannins
  • MERLOT ripe spicy plum, blueberries and chocolate
  • OTHER RED VARIETALS red and black fruit jam, spicy vanillin/smoky oak
  • RED BLENDS red and black berries/jam, black spices, balanced
  • softness, rounded aged caramel oak
  • INNOVATION WINES pushing boundaries of perception – enjoy them for
  • what they are
  • SHIRAZ white or black pepper, ripe plums/prunes and spicy oak
  • SHIRAZ DOMINANT BLENDS spicy plum jam, hits of blackberries and elegant firm tannins.
  • CABERNET SAUVIGNON blackcurrant, leafy, dark chocolate and firm structured
  • tannins
  • SWEET WHITE WINE intense marmalade, apricot jam and pineapple freshness
  • FORTIFIED WINE layered intensity of liquorice/golden syrup/plum pudding,
  • upon layers of dried fig, raisins and the warmth of aged brandy spirit
  • BRANDY roasted almond, 85% cocoa, mandarin rind and toffee oak

Credit: Michael Quirk, Wine Educator & Chief Steward for KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show