Elegant, cool climate wines from the Coal River Valley Region in South East Tasmania
Hands on vineyard management, sustainable agriculture, single site wines, all vines hand pruned, all grapes hand picked because we know that good wine is made in the vineyard.
CURRENT RELEASE WINES, REVIEWS AND PRICES
Coal Valley Vineyard 2011 Sparkling Pinot Noir Chardonnay
Made in the traditional method, so bottle fermented. 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. A fine delicate bead bubbles up consistently from this wine and releases delcate aromas of toasty brioche and citrus. Crisp apple and citrus flavours with hints of strawberry enjoyed on the palate wiht a lovely linear intensity of acid. Just a hint of salmon pink.
Coal Valley Vineyard 2008 Riesling
If you like your Rieslings bone dry, this one is for you. Crisp, clean, fresh and citrus driven with distinct grapefruit on the palate. Starting to develop some nice toasty notes at this point. 90 Point Rating James Halliday Wine Companion 2011 11.5% alc. Drink to 2015
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Coal Valley Vineyard 2011 Riesling $28/btl $302.4/doz
Silver Medal, Canberra International Riesling Challenge 2011.
Nick Stock, The Sydney Morning Herald/Age Good Wine Guide 2013 93 Point Rating "There's lovely thread of exotic fruits here: tropical mango and papaya, nectarines and peach stone fruits, really fragrant and expressive. The palate's ripe, bright and juicy wiht a wealth of zesty acidity driving fleshy peach and nectarine fruit flavours. Balanced and convincing."
Coal Valley Vineyard 2011 FGR Riesling
SILVER MEDAL Tasmanian Wine Show 2012
A medium sweet Riesling with 49g residual sugar. It has low alcohol and sweet fruit balanced with refreshing natural acidity. The sweet palate, dry finish and luscious fruit flavours make this wine a very good match with salmon, spicy food and blue cheese.
Coal Valley Vineyard Chardonnay 2011
Bronze Medal, Royal Hobart Wine Show '12
A clear vibrant wine with a good balance between fruit and oak. Nectarine and melon drive the palate. 8 months in French oak barrels add subtle oak to this crisp and fresh Chardonnay.
Nick Stock, The Sydney Morning Herald/Age Good Wine Guide 2013 92 Point Rating "this wine smells of melon and tinned stone fruits and pears, definitively chardonnay and a straight-shooting fruit focus. The palate is strikin gfor its poached pear flavours, wiht a little custard spice on offer. A smooth and rewarding, fruity style."
Coal Valley Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010
Silver Medal, Royal Hobart Wine Show '12
Bronze Medal, Royal Melbourne Wine Show 2012
Nick Stock, The Sydney Morning Herald/Age Good Wine Guide 2013 94 Point Rating " .. lovely poise from the get go, with bright and ripe plum fruits, blueberries and lovely generosity on the nose .. a real treat!
Coal Valley Vineyard Barilla Bay Pinot Noir 2011
Silver Medal, Tasmanian Wine Show 2013
Made from the delicious fruit of our 2011 vintage, this Pinot Noir is fruit driven and made for drinking now. Raspberry and cherry on the nose and juicy cherry palate. A good match with grilled quail and Tasmanian salmon.
Coal Valley Vineyard Cabernet Merlot 2010
Only 4 barrels a year made using the basket press. Made from fruit taken from the block planted in 1991 in the lower, warmer more sheltered area in our Old Block. Very distinctive blackcurrant aromas and palate and soft cool climate tannins makethis wine ready to drink now or lay down for 5 years.