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Australian Sparkling A MUST-HAVE SUMMER ACCESSORY Chandon Vintage Brut 2016

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Chandon Vintage Brut 2016 is the Australian way of life, lovingly bottled. Sourced from our Strathbogie and King Valley vineyards, the Chardonnay grapes (41%) highlight the lime and green apple aromas, while the Pinot Noir (50%) and Meunier grapes (9%) bring home the pomegranate and pink grapefruit. The spritely freshness and white flower aromas are all thanks to the use of slightly younger yeast. On the palate, lime and green apple notes make a reappearance, while hazelnut praline, biscuit and fresh dough give it a bit of extra body.

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Chandon Brut Rosé NV

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The Chandon Brut Rosé is blended from the classic varieties used in the NV Blanc, but with an additional touch of red wine Pinot Noir. Extended yeast ageing has produced an enticing and distinctive red fruited creamy wine with a long, generous palate and a bright, crisp finish. Rosé is the perfect wine for this year’s Australian summer entertainment.

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Josef Chromy Tasmanian Cuvée NV

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Few people (if any) in the wine industry has such an amazing life story as Josef Chromy. Pinot Noir (57%), Chardonnay (42%) with a dash of Pinot Meunier and Pinot Gris. Sourced from the estate vineyard at Relbia in northern Tasmania. A crisp, lively palate of crunchy green apple and lemon with hints of toasted biscuit. A minimum of 18 months on lees adding richness and complexity.

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Angullong Chardonnay Pinot Noir Brut NV

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The best sparkling wines in Australia hail from cool climate regions so it is no surprise that Orange is emerging as producer of quality sparkling. Angullong is one of Orange’s best value producers and their sparkling is no exception (in fact, we can’t think of a better value sparkling produced in NSW). A balanced cuvee with fresh and vibrant apple flavours complemented by a subtle yeast and linear acidity.

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Georg Jensen Hallmark Rosé NV by Heemskerk

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A collaboration between the renowned Danish design house, Georg Jensen, and Heemskerk wines from Tasmania. Presented with an elegantly crafted closure that can be used as a bottle stopper. Fantastic presentation aside it is what in the bottle that counts and this doesn’t disappoint. A vibrant Tassie sparkling showing complexity of lees age, intensity and a long carry. Appealing.

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Champagne VEUVE CLICQUOT HAS ONLY ONE QUALITY: THE FINEST Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut NV

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Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label is the symbol of the house’s art of blending, with each blend featuring 30-45% reserve wines. It defines the house style through a perfect balance of strength, aromatic intensity, freshness, and silkiness. Created in 1877, more than 140 years ago, the iconic yellow label continues to represent both the house’s heritage and its daring audacity. Yellow Label NV is ideal as an apéritif, and perfect as the Champagne to enjoy with a meal.

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Duval-Leroy Brut Reserve NV

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Since 1859, and six generations, Duval-Leroy has been perfecting the quality of its non-vintage Brut Reserve. Enriched with around fifteen crus and a generous quantity of reserve wines. Provides a perfect balance between finesse and power, it draws out flavours of dark chocolate, cinnamon and roasted yellow figs, expressing its subtle, melt-in-the-mouth vinosity.

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Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée Champagne NV

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After 15 years of experimentation, Laurent Perrier is replacing its non-vintage Champagne with Laurent Perrier La Cuvee Champagne NV. The new La Cuvee spends an extra year ageing in the cellar, resulting in a more complex wine. No fewer than 100 different crus enter into the La Cuvee blend. La Cuvee turn ups the house’s Chardonnay dominant style. A new star has been born.

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Louis Roederer Collection 242 NV

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The long running Louis Roederer Brut Premier is no more. Replaced with Collection 242, a new concept in blending a non-vintage. Chief winemaker, Jean Baptiste Lecaillon says “the focus is not to make a consistent style anymore. Now the aim is to make the best wine”. The result? A shift from more of an aperitif Champagne to a bolder, richer style that calls out for food. Bravo!

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Piper Heidsieck Brut NV

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Created by eight-time winner of ‘Sparkling Winemaker of the Year’ at the International Wine Challenge, Regis Camus. A crisp and versatile Champagne that belies the price. As Champagne critic Tyson Stelzer sums it up “Piper is a reliable Champagne at a great price, and I recommend it all the time for weddings, parties, anything”.

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Champagne MUST BE MOËT & CHANDON 94

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Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial NV

Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial is the house’s iconic Champagne, first created in 1869, it embodies Moët & Chandon’s bright fruitiness, its seductive palate and its elegant maturity, a complete generous and dynamic Champagne made of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier. This cuvee is produced from the greatest resources available in the Champagne landscape entwined with 150yrs of execution delivers the most reliable Champagne from the region.

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Krug Grande Cuvée embodies the utmost in excellence of all that is on offer for Champagne – a breathtaking abundance of flavours, an extraordinary contrast of richness, freshness and power. This is the bottle you buy to impress the connoisseur or treating yourself to the ultimate Champagne experience.

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Krug Grande Cuvée

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Pol Roger Reserve Brut NV Since 1849, and still under family control, Pol Roger has built its reputation on the sheer quality and lack of compromise in vineyard and winery. Comprised, roughly of equal parts Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, this wine oozes class. It’s beautifully structured with classic lively citrus flavours and complex nuttiness, with great texture having had up to four years on lees.

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Bollinger Special Cuvee Brut NV

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Bollinger Special Cuvée is unquestionably one of the finest of all non-vintage Champagnes. The Bollinger house style is distinctive for its full-bodied toasty character derived from a high proportion of Pinot Noir from Premier and Grand Cru sources and the inclusion of reserve wine matured in oak. It always feels assertive (and supposedly James Bond’s Champagne of choice).

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Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV

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James Halliday recently said “for those looking to buy non-vintage Champagne nearest to Krug Grande Cuvee, proceed directly to Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve NV. Work out how much you can afford, then double it. Don’t delay: you will live to regret any indecision or parsimonious approach”. Enough said.

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Australian Sparkling BORN IN FRANCE – RAISED IN AUSTRALIA Chandon Garden Spritz

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Garden Spritz is a ready-to-chill blend of Chandon sparkling wine and orange bitters. The bitters are handcrafted by Chandon and feature navel and blood oranges, dried orange peel and natural herbs and spices. There are no artificial flavours or colours at any stage of production. Serve in a glass over ice, add a citrus garnish and kick back under Australian skies with great company for a moment you’ll remember.

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Chandon Brut NV

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The leader in sparkling wine production in Australia, Chandon Brut NV celebrates their high-quality Victorian vineyards with the complexity deriving from French heritage and Méthode Traditionnelle knowledge. Reliably the best producer of excellent value and quality sparklings in the market.

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Tasmania is Australia’s premier sparkling region and Pirie one of its foremost producers. Their Sparkling NV has been a trophy magnet in recent years especially at the Tassie Wine Show. There is elegance and effortless balance in this single vineyard Tamar Valley fizz capturing the lemon zest and white peach freshness of Tasmanian Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. It’s a standout sparkling.

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The wine press wax lyrical, year after year about the quality of this classic blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Sparkling expert, Tyson Stelzer says that “this is singly the wine I recommend more often than any other for big receptions where budget is everything” and going on to say “long the best sub-$10 sparkling on the shelves”.

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Pirie Sparkling NV

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Wolf Blass Red Label Chardonnay Pinot Noir Premium Cuvée NV

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Redbank Emily Chardonnay Pinot Noir Brut Cuvée NV

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From vineyards in Victoria’s alpine country this sparkling celebrates the tension of the King Valley. A blend of cool climate chardonnay and pinot noir that is a fruity and crunchy style. Champagne expert, Tyson Stezler’s sparkling wine of the year under $20. Tyson says a “blend of refreshing integrity and great value… Emily is the ultimate party toast”.

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Champagne THE VINTAGE EXPRESSION IS THE UNIQUE SNAPSHOT OF TIME, PLACE AND PERSONALITY Dom Perignon Vintage Millesime Brut 2010

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Dom Pérignon is a wine that can transcend Champagne. Each vintage creation is a singular and unique expression of the year. 2010 was a cooler year, especially strong for Chardonnay. Although Dom Pérignon spends no fewer than 8 years ageing in the cellars, the 2010 is astonishingly fresh and vibrant, perfectly poised and lingering in the mouth for an eternity. This is a cuvee to impress all now, or cellar for exceptional rewards.

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Veuve Clicquot Vintage 2012

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Veuve Clicquot Vintage 2012 is a Pinot Noir dominant Champagne, with some old oak casks adding additional complexity. The flavours represent the best of the vintage: aromas of fruits with mirabelle tart, candied citrus and roasted pears notes, followed by green hazelnuts and almonds. The Vintage 2012 unveils a beautiful liveliness on the palate and refined pastry notes.

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Pol Roger Vintage Brut 2012

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Grand Vintage 2013 is a limited cuvee from the world’s most famous house, evocative with its freshness and harmony. The wine’s maturity is immediately apparent, with autumnal notes of roasted chestnuts, toasted buckwheat, honey and nougat. Concentrated fruit is then revealed, like a lemon preserved in salt or a perfectly ripe nectarine. An energetic palate, supported by lively yet delicate acidity, and a finely polished structure.

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If you were to spoil yourself a high-end Champagne this would be a good choice. It from one of the best vintages in Champagne this century, 2012. Tough marking wine critic Huon Hooke recently rated this wine 97 points saying “the palate is full-bodied and rich, dry and savoury, very powerful and tremendously long-lasting. Thoroughly satisfying finish and follow-through. A superb wine”.

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Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage 2013

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Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blancs 2004

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Made exclusively of Chardonnay Grands Crus, this flagship wine from Ruinart ages 9 years on average, as Chardonnay Grands Crus need time to fully reveal their potential. Initially direct but silky, sustained mineral notes. Citrus fruit freshness with touches of gentian. The very long finish is characterized by grapefruit and kumquat zest notes with a slight hint of salinity.

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Champagne SPONTANEOUS AND SEDUCTIVE 94

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Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial NV

Currently Rose Champagne are delivering the most exciting cuvees coming from the region. Moët Impérial Rosé is spontaneous and enticing, a glamorous expression of the House style with a bright radiant pink colour and red fruits bursting out as flavour. A decadent Rosé with plenty of character, poise and elegance, a benchmark in the flavour driven category that is the perfect next glass after enjoying Champagne Blanc

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Ruinart Blanc de Blancs NV (Second Skin)

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Ruinart’s famous Blanc de Blancs is now presented with second skin – an eco-friendly alternative to gift packaging. Moulded to the shape of the bottle, the 100% recyclable paper casing is an impressive nine times lighter than its predecessor, therefore cutting down the label’s carbon impact by 60%. That’s a fact that makes this fresh and vibrant Champagne even easier to love.

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Mumm Cordon Rouge NV The famous red stripe. The current offering displays the fresh and savoury Pinot Noir aromas and flavours, and cracked yeast/brioche characters we’ve come to expect from this house. Stylish and rich. Top value Champagne and always popular. So popular in fact, that Australians are the largest drinkers of Mumm in the world outside of France.

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Champagne Collet Extra Brut Premier Cru NV If you like your Champagne dry you should go for this. This assemblage is based on a meticulous selection of 20 Crus from the Premiers and Grands Crus of the Champagne region. According to the Champagne house itself the cuvee Extra Brut Premier Cru “brings out its best charms when paired with iodised dishes such as the famous oyster basket”. Maybe that’s why we love it so much.

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Veuve Fourny Grande Reserve Brut Vertus Premier Cru NV The real excitement in Champagne is from the small artisan producers especially in Cotes des Blanc. Wine critic Huon Hooke says “the style is Chardonnay driven but very complex…appley bouquet of great depth and complexity. It’s nervy, taut and refined in the mouth with lip smacking tang”. In the landscape of Champagne this is true artisan Champagne at a great price.

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