Our Wine (archived)
Foothills Vineyards The Partners 2013
Has top notes of exotic fruits, melon and mango provided by the Semillon and Viognier components, yet retains a core of freshness from the Sauvignon which persists to an extended finish. The lees contact provides a light savoury element without intruding on the essential character of the wine. Created to partner a wide variety of food. A limited release.
Alc: 13.75  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.43  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Syrah 2012
Shows ripe plums and brambleberries, with vanilla and spice tones from the oak, while subtle hints of white pepper and dried herbs add to its savouriness. Juicy and elegant, it has no rough edges, is already accessible and enjoyable now, but has the ability to age a few more years.
Alc: 13.89  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.66  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2013
An elegant wine which reflects its cooler growing conditions. Abounds with summer fruits, guava, passion fruit, perked up by an apply freshness, touch of minerality. The palate has the requisite crispness to partner food or can be enjoyed on its own, leaves the mouth refreshed, ready for the second glass. A limited release.
Alc: 13.4  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.37  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Dry Rosé 2013
The pale pink colour belies the concentration of perfumes and flavours; red berries from the Shiraz, a floral, aromatic note from Viognier, with hints of white peach, while the Semillon supplies freshness. Elegant, with low enough alcohol to drink on its own as an aperitif, it is individual and characterful, offering a different take on usual rosé styles.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 5.2  pH: 3.26  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Dry Rose 2014 -  SOLD OUT
The pale pink colour belies the concentration of perfumes and flavours; red berries from the Shiraz, a floral, aromatic note from Viognier, with hints of white peach, while the Semillon supplies freshness. Elegant, with low enough alcohol to drink on its own as an aperitif, it is individual and characterful, offering a different take on usual rosé styles.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.33  TA:  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2014
An elegant dry white wine which reflects its cooler growing conditions. Has layers of summer fruits, pear, guava, gooseberries, with a touch of sage leaf which adds a complex nuance. Perked up by an apply freshness, the palate has the requisite crispness to partner food or can be enjoyed on its own. The finish is lingering, leaving a flavour impression long after the glass is empty. A limited release.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.26  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Syrah 2013
Shows a classic Shiraz profile, black plums and cherries, with smoky tones and hints of scrub and white pepper, giving an overall impression of a savoury wine that’s packed with fruit. Succulent, well rounded and still in its youthful prime.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.66  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards The Partners White 2014
At core this is a white Bordeaux blend, with its Sauvignon freshness and rounded Semillon palate weight but the Viognier adds just enough exotic floral perfume and tropical flavours to make it interesting, take it to another level. The lees contact provides a light savoury element without intruding on the essential character of the wine.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.24  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Foothills Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc 2015
With its close proximity to the sea, and directly influenced by the cooling afternoon bzeezes, this wine shows cool climate characteristics. There are pear and gentle gooseberry flavours alongside some green notes of capsicum, sage leaf, all combining to create a refreshingly dry wine that can be enjoyed on its own, as well as partnered with food. The touch of Semillon adds to the palate weight, giving fuller body and good length, without detracting from Sauvignon's flavour profile.
Alc: 13.65  RS: 4.7  pH: 3.40  TA: 5.9  VA: 0.62  TSO2: 149  FSO2: 36
Foothills Vineyards Chardonnay 2015
The maiden vintage. With 9 months on the lees in barrel and 25% new oak, this wine was designed to be food compatible rather than justy showy.
Alc: 13.89  RS: 5.4  pH: 3.39  TA: 6.5  VA: 0.76  TSO2: 146  FSO2: 18
Foothills Vineyards Syrah 2014
Has layers of interest: lovely fruit expression, plums and cherries, a hint of wild berries, and then peppery savoury notes, very typical of the variety.
Alc: 14.27  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.66  TA: 5.2  VA: 0.53  TSO2: 117  FSO2: 26
Foothills Vineyards The Partners White 2015
A white Bordeaux blend perked up by the inclusion of Viognier. The essential freshness and drinkability of Sauvignon/Semillon is there, but with added aromatics and flavour which demand your attention. There's apple and pear at core, but also a slightly savoury element from lees contact, all brightened by Viognier's exotic perfume and tropical flavour.
Alc: 13.66  RS: 4.8  pH: 3.40  TA: 5.9  VA: 0.57  TSO2: 148  FSO2: 32
Foothills Vineyards Dry Rose 2015
Attractive samlom coloured 2015 from Shiraz offer the expected red fruit profile, in this cae just-picked crunchy strawberries, but the additions of Semillon and Viognier take it to another level. Viognier's aromatic contribution is floral hints, while the subtle spanspek flavours come from Semillon.
Alc: 13.65  RS: 4.4  pH: 3.42  TA: 5.6  VA: 0.34  TSO2: 150  FSO2: 27

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