Silent Showman Shiraz 2010

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Already rated 93/100 by wine critic James Halliday our 2010 Silent Showman Shiraz has just been awarded 5 stars by  Winestate Magazine  and “Top in Class” at the annual Central & Western Victoria tasting. As our volumes are extremely limited this wine is only available online and in our Cellar Door. Similar in style to the 2008 which sold out in record time this wine is dense purple with fragrant mocha, blackberry and licorice aromas and dark berry fruits, chocolate and spice through the palate. A parcel of this wine was barrel fermented in new American and French oak barriques to creating incredible complexity with plump ripe tannins providing a soft rounded structure. Early bottling has captured these characters, and bottling under screw cap means this wine will retain its freshness for many years to come.

A wine as big and rich as this demands red meat. Marinate and serve it chargrilled with a red -wine sauce and you’re onto a winner .”

Dookie Hills Nebbiolo 2011

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Gorgeous complex aromas such as cherries, roses, truffles, herbs and at times hints of tar, tobacco, and earthiness. The palate is medium bodied with plenty of spicy red berries and licorice alongside signature nebbiolo racy acidity and firm, dry tannins

Nebbiolo loves meat, especially They are a more simple variation of slots game and are reminiscent of the original slots machines. beef and lamb or a platter of aged cheeses. Try it at the Cellar Door with one of our delicious homemade pies and tarts to a local cheese platter for an authentic regional experience.

Dookie Hills Barbera 2011

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SOLD OUT Displaying vibrant garnet hues characteristic of this Italian varietal, the wine is highly perfumed with redcurrant and cherry fruits mingling with anise and cloves. The palate brims with bright cherries, spice and licorice wound into a tight structure of crunchy acidity and soft velvety tannins. Medium bodied in style with a long, clean finish.

Needless to say Italian fare is the way to go with pastas and risottos, pizza, mushrooms, root vegetables and the savoury tannins will accompany most game and red meats.

Silent Showman Shiraz Viognier 2010

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Our Silent Showman wines are named in honour of Sir George Tallis, a live theatre entrepreneur and the man behind the world's largest entertainment organisation in the 1920's. Sir George Tallis was a modest man, not given to self promotion therefore his story and many accomplishments remain largely unknown. In his honour, our flagship range, the Silent Showman are wines produced from the best grapes in the vineyard and only in the best vintages. ALC/VOL 14%. Approx 8.3 standard drinks. Preservative 220 added

Dookie Hills Shiraz 2010

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Densely purple in the glass with sweet berry fruit galore. Licorice, cloves and blackberries mingle with coffee grind notes in this shiraz so expressive of its terroir. The palate follows the same aromatic cues built on bright juicy blackberry fruit, dark chocolate and your Grandma’s best fruitcake. Fine crunchy tannins give fullness to the structure and the wine finishes with oodles of length. Screw cap. A great complement to a beef and Guinness pot pie, spag bol, lasagne,or duck in plum sauce.

ALC/VOL 14.9%. Approx 8.8 standard drinks. Preservative 220 added

Dookie Hills Sangiovese 2013

Sangiovese 2010

IT'S BACK. Deep cherry red in colour. Unmistakably sangiovese, with a characteristic bouquet of spicy fruit, dried herbs and black olives. Similar in style to Italian Chianti the palate is a fine balance of morello cherry fruit and earthy, savoury notes. The firm tannin backbone and generous lick of acidity adds length and structure. The wine to match with a duck liver pate or any Italian dish such as tagliatelle ragu, porcini mushroom risotto, spicy chorizo sausage or Sicilian pizza.

ALC/VOL 14.2%. Approx 8.6 standard drinks. Preservative 220 added

Dookie Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

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Regional dark herb and earthy aromas marry well with juicy black cherries in this latest release. The youthful palate of boysenberry, brambly forest characters and violet like florals mesh with cedary French oak for layered complexity. Supple ripe tannins add generous palate weight and persistent length. Screw cap. ALC/VOL 14.5%. Approx 8.6 standard drinks. Preservative 220 added

Silent Showman Shiraz 2006 Magnum

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Our Silent Showman wines are named in honour of Sir George Tallis, a live theatre entrepreneur and the man behind the world's largest entertainment organisation in the 1920's. Sir George Tallis was a modest man, not given to self promotion therefore his story and many accomplishments remain largely unknown. In his honour, our flagship range, the Silent Showman are wines produced from the best grapes in the vineyard and only in the best vintages. This limited release magnum is produced from the best shiraz grapes in the Tallis Wine vineyard. Inky purple in the glass, the nose opens with concentrated blackberry and licorice aromas and the elegant palate shows depth of flavour and complexity. This wine displays excellent cellaring potential due to the abundance of flavour and the ripe, smooth tannins. Cellar for many years or enjoy now with (lots of) friends.

ALC/VOL 14.9%. Approx 17.6 standard drinks. Preservative 220 added.