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2018

Christmas

CLUB EQUUS

20th ANNIVERSARY


Vineyard UPDATE We all popped the bubbles here recently for the wedding of our Assistant Winemaker, Stuart. He married the lovely Moraya in October and the smile is still on his face. Congratulations Stu and Moraya!

So far, the vineyards are looking fantastic in the Hunter Valley. Good rain fall during bud burst in September and October has given the vines a great head start for the growing season. I have very tightly crossed fingers for continued good weather, as before you know it, we will begin harvesting and 2019 Vintage will be here. Amazingly, Christmas is just around the corner, where most of us are fortunate to spend it celebrating with close friends and family. Christmas also brings with us the excitement of verasion in the vineyard. Verasion is the ever important time when our baby grapes start to mature and ‘ripen’. The grapes go from green to red (or yellow in the case of white grapes) pretty much bang on Christmas day here in the Hunter Valley. #V19 here we come!!!

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2018

HIGHLIGHTS Brett Woodward Head Winemaker

Winemaker’ s NOTE 2018….Well it’s nearly over and I’m not quite sure where the year went so quickly, but as they say ‘time flies when you are having fun’. It’s been an exciting year at Saddler’s Creek celebrating the 20th anniversary of Club Equus. As part of this celebration, Club Equus Members received some special bonus wines with their Club Selections, which I hope you have been enjoying! We have also released some new and exciting wines. This includes a stellar line up of Hunter Valley reds from the outstanding 2017 Vintage. Keep an eye out for the 2017 Saddler’s Shiraz, 2017 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz and 2017 Ryan’s Reserve Vanessa Shiraz. Also, we see a return of some classics including the 2018 Saddler’s Verdelho and the 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Merlot (See page 5 for details on the Bluegrass Cabernet Merlot). With so many new releases and favourite returns, we have put together our first Christmas Catalogue to showcase our current range of wines along with our Christmas offers. To say ‘Thank You’ for being part of Club Equus, our gift to you is a $50 Christmas Voucher. You can redeemed this gift on any wines including the specials offers included in our Christmas Catalogue (Refer to the $50 Christmas Voucher on page 14 for details). We hope to see you at Saddler’s Creek over the festive season. Remember as a Club Equus member, you and your guests can enjoy a tasting in the Bluegrass Room with a complimentary local Cheese Board.

Finalist in three categories at The 2018 Hunter Valley Legends Awards: • Winemaker of the Year • Cellar Door of the Year • Rising Star

Bluegrass Cabernet Shiraz • 2016 - 5 Star awarded, Silver Medal • 2016 - Finalist for ‘Wine Of The Year’ WineState Magazine (announced November) • 2015 – Gold 95 Points James Halliday Wine Companion 2019

Bluegrass Cabernet Sauvignon • 2016 - Gold & Silver Medal, 5 Star awarded • 2016 - Finalist for ‘Wine Of The Year’ WineState Magazine (announced November)

Gold Medal - 2017 Alessandro Shiraz Gold Medal – 2015 Botrytis Semillon Gold Medal – 2018 Saddler’s Verdelho

On behalf of the Saddler’s Creek Team, I would like to wish all of our Equus members a very Merry Christmas and I trust you will enjoy some fantastic Saddler’s Creek vino with your family and friends over the holiday season. Cheers, Brett

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SADDLER'S CREEK WINES

Saddler’s RANGE

Crafted for everyday drinking... Wines made to be enjoyed now, perfect for any occasion!

CURRENT RELEASE: NV Saddler’s Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2017 Saddler’s Semillon 2018 Saddler’s Verdelho 2017 Saddler’s Chardonnay 2017 Saddler’s Pinot Noir 2016 Saddler’s Shiraz Viognier 2017 Saddler’s Shiraz

The Saddler’s range of multi-region contemporary wines has enjoyed remarkable success – winning multiple awards, critical acclaim and a loyal following. These include styles from Hunter Valley varieties like Semillon and Chardonnay through to modern takes on classics like Rosé and our medium bodied Shiraz Viognier and Pinot Noir. These wines are perfect for the Summer BBQ. We have recently released two new wines from the Hunter Valley into the Saddler’s stable. The Verdelho has already collected 5 awards including a Gold Medal. A refreshing dry white wine bursting with tropical fruit flavours, enjoy with Asian style dishes or fresh prawns on a warm Summer’s day! The newly released Hunter Valley Shiraz is from the acclaimed 2017 Vintage. Ideal growing conditions produced a rich and vibrant Shiraz, with concentrated fruit and well-balanced oak.

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Winemaker’ s CRAFT This range introduces innovation and creativity in wine styles and varieties. These wines are experimental in nature but not in quality. They are very limited in quantity and only sold via our Cellar Door. The next wine to feature in this range is the 2017 Pinot Shiraz highly recommended by our winemakers. Due for release December 2018.


2018 CHRISTMAS

Bluegrass COLLECTION

CURRENT RELEASE:

2016 Bluegrass Shiraz 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Shiraz 2015 Bluegrass Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Bluegrass Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon

Recognised for their consistent style, outstanding quality and best in class. Our iconic Bluegrass Collection is produced from premium grapes which are historically harvested from Langhorne Creek in South Australia. The Bluegrass Collection have gained a reputation for being rich, complex and full bodied red wines. Intensely flavoured, elegantly textured and crafted for longevity.

‘LIMITED RELEASE’ MAGNUM 2016 BLUEGRASS CABERNET MERLOT Sees its return for the first time in over a decade! A traditional Bordeaux blend, 50% Langhorne Creek Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Mudgee Merlot has created a soft, generously flavoured, yet full bodied wine. Delightful lifted aromas of raspberry and ‘cigar box’ characters combine with a rich, ripe plum and mulberry mouthfeel, supported by fine tannins derived from maturation in American Oak gives this blend the signature ‘Bluegrass’ stamp. Refer to pages 10-11 for Christmas Bluegrass Offers which includes a bonus 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Merlot Magnum.

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SADDLER'S CREEK WINES

Ryan's

RESERVE COLLECTION

Hand crafted wines under the tutelage of the Hunter Valley’s Living Legend, winemaker, Phil Ryan. Ryan’s Reserve acknowledges a Winemaker who has achieved Legend status within the Australian Wine Industry and continues to inspire the Saddler’s Creek winemakers. Only the highest quality grapes sourced from premium growing regions such as the Hunter Valley, Tumbarumba and Langhorne Creek make the grade for this special range of very limited wines.

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Legend of the HUNTER VALLEY Phil Ryan

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Phil won’t tell you this but, in 2006, he received the NSW State Government Graham Gregory Award for outstanding contributions to the NSW wine industry. Then, in 2009, he was honoured by his Hunter Valley Wine Industry peers as a “Hunter Valley Living Legend”.

CURRENT RELEASE:

2016 Ryan's Reserve Semillon 2017 Ryan's Reserve Stephanie Chardonnay 2017 Ryan's Reserve Vanessa Shiraz 2016 Ryan's Reserve Cabernet Shiraz


2018 CHRISTMAS

Alessandro RESERVE

COLLECTION Producing wine is in the Laureti brother’s blood. Frank and Serge’s father, Alessandro Laureti produced wine in Italy before migrating with his wife Maria to Australia in the 1950’s. Wine has long been part of the family culture, "growing up there was never a meal without a glass of wine, it became the Laureti way of life," explains Frank. This collection recognises a man for his principles in keeping life simple. He believed in working hard, with passion and delighted in time spent with family and friends, all the while enjoying the pleasures of good food and great wine.

This wine is so we can always share a glass with him in spirit. Salute, Dad! - Frank Laureti

This collection celebrates the importance of terrior and the art of winemaking combined with the timeless values of the Laureti Family. The Alessandro Reserve Collection are produced from hand-selected parcels of the finest quality fruit from a collaboration of growers from the Hunter Valley, Tumbarumba and Langhorne Creek. Fruit from these vineyards were set aside and made in small batches to highlight the unique characteristics of the varietal and the individual terrior of the region. Pristine fruit, a gentle hand and the finest oak gives finesse, flavour and longevity. These wines are crafted for sharing and celebrating the Laureti way!

CURRENT RELEASE:

2017 Alessandro Chardonnay 2015 Alessandro Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Alessandro Shiraz (Langhorne Creek) 2017 Alessandro Shiraz (Hunter Valley)

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SIX BOTTLE

Have a very Merry Christmas with these hot offers, saving you up to 40%.

Stocking STUFFERS APPETISERS -SIX WINES

Receive a BONUS ‘Mixed Stocking Stuffer’ of six wines when you spend over $300.

HOT OFFER CE PRICE

Redeem your Christmas Voucher and receive another $50 off these hot prices!

MATCH WITH

NV Saddler’s Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir

$130.00

Smoked Salmon Blinis

2015 Bluegrass Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon

$170.00

Duck Pate

RRP $180.00

RRP $252.00

ENTRÉE -SIX WINES

HOT OFFER CE PRICE

2016 Ryan’s Reserve Semillon

$160.00

RRP $216 2010 Classic Hunter Semillon

$160.00

RRP $228 2016 Reserve Riesling

$160.00

RRP $228

VALUED AT

$108.00 FREE!

Bonus Gift!

Receive a BONUS 'Mixed Stocking Stuffer' of six wines when you spend over $300. 8

MATCH WITH .00

Fresh Oysters

.00

Lobster Mornay

.00

Prawn Cocktail


MAIN -SIX WINES

HOT OFFER CE PRICE

2017 Alessandro Reserve Chardonnay

$160.00

2016 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz

$270.00

RRP $216

MATCH WITH .00

RRP $390.00 2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Equus Collection - Series 13 Cabernet Franc

DESSERT -SIX WINES

HOT OFFER CE PRICE

2015 Botrytis Semillon

$150.00

Baked Brie Cheese

$150.00

Plum Pudding

RRP $216.00

HOT summer time specials 12 packs* 2016 Saddler's Rosé *No further discounts apply.

RRP $390

$270.00

.00

RRP $420.00

Glazed Baked Ham Beef Eye Fillet Roast Duck

MATCH WITH

RRP $216.00 NV Rare Muscat

$270.00

Roast Turkey

SPECIAL PRICE

$130.00 RRP $264.00

SPECIAL PRICE

$150.00 RRP $312.00

2017 Alluvia Moscato 9


TWELVE BOTTLE

SADDLER'S CREEK WINES

Bluegrass OFFERS

Bluegrass + Reserve 12 bottle Selections with BONUS 'Limited Release' Magnum 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Merlot FREE DELIVERY Apply your $50 Christmas Voucher to save over 50%!

CABERNET CHRISTMAS 10x 2015 Bluegrass Cabernet Sauvignon 2x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1x BONUS MAGNUM

SPECIAL PRICE

$365.00

SANTA'S SHIRAZ 10x 2016 Bluegrass Shiraz 2x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz NEW RELEASE 1x BONUS MAGNUM

SPECIAL PRICE

10

$365.00

RRP $655.00

RRP $655.00


2018 CHRISTMAS

FESTIVE FAVOURITES SPECIAL PRICE

$365.00

RRP $655.00

10x 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Shiraz 1x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz NEW RELEASE 1x BONUS MAGNUM

VALUED AT

$90.00

SPARKLE & SHINE

FREE!

10x 2015 Bluegrass Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon 2x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1x BONUS MAGNUM

SPECIAL PRICE

$365.00

Bonus! 'Limited Release' Magnum 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Merlot

RRP $655.00

MERRY MIX 2x 2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Shiraz 3x 2016 Bluegrass Shiraz 3x 2015 Bluegrass Cabernet Sauvignon 2x 2015 Bluegrass Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon 1x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1x 2016 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz NEW RELEASE 1x BONUS MAGNUM

SPECIAL PRICE

$365.00

RRP $655.00

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Club EQUUS

it’s

your choice…

W I NEM A KE R’S S E L E C T I ON ;

M EM B ER ’ S CH O ICE;

Receive a curated selection of wines, handpicked by our expert winemakers. Plus enjoy generous savings and pre-released wines.

Enjoy wines you love! Receive your preferred straight or mixed selection.

your benefits: Exclusive wine portfolio Member’s Lounge access Premium wines delivered to your door

You choose what you love and how often you want it! Generous savings on Club Selections along with free delivery Receive Club Equus price when you shop online or at cellar door

BRING ALONG A BESTIE! Everyone likes a nice bottle of wine, and everyone likes to help people they know. If you refer a friend, and they join Club Equus, we'll give you a bottle of wine from our Alessandro Reserve Collection to say thank you! Your friends think you’re awesome: Not only will they be delighted to be save 25% on wine, but they’ll also receive a $50 Christmas Voucher when signing up before 24th December 2018, and all because of you. As Alessandro would say...

Share good food and great wine with family and friends! 12

Join now by contacting Robyn on 1800 249 463 members@clubequus.com saddlerscreek.com.au Simply have your friend contact us and name drop your Club Equus number.


2018 CHRISTMAS

The

Bluegrass Room MEMBERS LOUNGE When visiting the Hunter Valley, be sure to book a Member's Tasting in the Bluegrass Room for you and your guests. Relax in comfortable leather chairs and Wing Back lounges with an exclusive wine portfolio and a complimentary local cheese board. When available, our team can also show you through our winery and barrel room.

Robyn Lane Club Equus Co-ordinator

BOOK A MEMBER TASTING Call: 1800 249 463 or email members@clubequus.com

It’s a great time to visit the Hunter Valley throughout the early Summer months. The vines are lush and green, with the grapes developing and changing colour during ‘Veraison’, ready for harvest around mid to late January. Keep a look out for our Members Harvest Experience, we will SMS a date and details. 13


OUR GIFT TO YOU Code - Xmas2018

“Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”  the Saddler's Team

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Our Club Equus Member’s are special to us, so our gift to you this festive season is a $50 Christmas Voucher* to spend on your favourite Saddler's Creek wines. Spend your voucher on any wine within the Saddler's Range, Bluegrass Collection or Reserve Collection. You can also redeem your voucher on the Stocking Stuffer Special Offer or Bluegrass Bonus Offer on pages 6-9. Start spending your $50 voucher by simply logging into your Member Account via our website, select your wines and enter the code below at check out. Code - Xmas2018 Alternatively, complete the order form on the next page and return to members@clubequus.com or phone 1800 249 463. But hurry, your voucher expires Christmas Eve (24/12/18).


STOCKING STUFFERS - 6x BOTTLE PACKS APPETISERS

RRP

NV Saddler’s Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir 2015 Bluegrass Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon

EQUUS QTY

INDIVIDUAL BOTTLES

TOTAL

SPARKLING WINES

RRP

EQUUS QTY

TOTAL

$180.00 $130.00

$

NV Saddler’s Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir

$30 .00

$22 .50

$

$252.00 $170.00

$

2015 Bluegrass Sparkling Cabernet Sauvignon

$42 .00

$29 .40

$

ENTRÉE

WHITE WINES

2016 Ryan’s Reserve Semillon

$228.00 $160.00

$

2017 Saddler’s Semillon

$26 .00

$19 .50

$

2010 Classic Hunter Semillon

$270.00 $190.00

$

2016 Ryan’s Reserve Semillon

$38 .00

$28 .50

$

2016 Reserve Riesling

$270.00 $190.00

$

2018 Saddler’s Verdelho

$26 .00

$19 .50

$

2016 Reserve ‘Watervale’ Riesling

$36 .00

$27 .00

$

2017 Saddler’s Chardonnay

$26 .00

$19 .50

$

2016 Reserve Chardonnay

$38 .00

$28 .50

$

2017 Ryan’s Reserve Chardonnay

$36 .00

$28 .50

$

2016 Saddler’s Rosé

$26 .00

$19 .50

$

2017 Saddler’s Pinot Noir

$32 .00

$24 .00

$

MAIN 2017 Alessandro Reserve Chardonnay

$216.00 $160.00

$

2016 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz

$390 .00 $270 .00

$

2013 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

$390 .00 $270 .00

$

2014 Equus Collection - Series 13 Cabernet Franc (CE Members only)

$450

.00

$270

.00

$

DESSERT

RED WINES

2015 Botrytis Semillon

$216.00 $150.00

$

2016 Saddler’s Shiraz Viognier

$32 .00

$24 .00

$

Rare Muscat

$216.00 $150.00

$

2017 Saddler’s Creek Hunter Valley Shiraz

$32 .00

$24 .00

$

2016 Bluegrass Shiraz

$42 .00

$29 .40

$

HOT SUMMER TIME SPECIALS* - 12X BOTTLE PACKS 2017 Alluvia Moscato

$264.00 $130

.00

$

2016 Bluegrass Cabernet Shiraz

$42 .00

$29 .40

$

2016 Saddler's Rose

$312.00 $150.00

$

2015 Bluegrass Cabernet Sauvignon

$42 .00

$29 .40

$

2017 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz

$65 .00

$48 .75

$

2017 Alessandro Reserve Shiraz (Hunter Valley)

$65 .00

$48 .75

$

2015 Alessandro Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

$65 .00

$48 .75

$

*No further discounts apply.

BLUEGRASS OFFERS - 12x BOTTLE PACKS REFER TO PAGES 10-11 FOR WHAT IS IN EACH PACK Cabernet Christmas

$655.00 $365.00

$

Santa's Shiraz

$655.00 $365.00

$

Festive Favourites

$655.00 $365.00

$

DESSERT WINES

Sparkle & Shine

$655.00 $365.00

$

2015 Botrytis Semillon

$36 .00

$27 .00

$

Merry Mix

$655.00 $365.00

$

NV Rare Muscat

$36 .00

$27 .00

$

TOTAL COST

$

TOTAL COST

$

Y OU R P ERSONAL A ND D EL I V ERY D ETA I L S

Code - Xmas2018

I would like to REDEEM my $50 Christmas VOUCHER with this order

First Name:

Last Name:

Equus No:

Mobile:

Email: Authority to use my payment and delivery details on file. If any details require updating please contact us on 1800 249 463 or members@clubequus.com


Bluegrass Bash

SATURDAY 18TH MAY 2019 Join us at Saddler’s Creek Winery for our annual Bluegrass Bash as we celebrate the new release Bluegrass Collection. Enjoy 4 course dinner with matching wines and live music. Early bird tickets: $150 Club Equus Members $170 Guests

Christmas Trading Hours Saddler’s Creek Cellar Door will be open 7 days throughout the festive season with the exception of the days listed below. Remember to book your Member Tasting in the Bluegrass Room for you and your guests, phone 1800 249 463 or email members@clubequus.com Closed Christmas Eve – Closing at 3pm Christmas Day 25th December Boxing Day 26th December New Year’s Eve – Closing at 3pm New Year’s Day 1st January

Christmas Delivery Dates To ensure delivery prior to Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve, please place your orders by the 3rd December. Please allow longer if shipping to SA, WA, NT and TAS. Last orders via Australia Post will be despatched from Saddler’s Creek 18th December. Deliveries will resume from the 2nd January.

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