Released as our finest Riesling cuveé of the vintage, the 2017 Mort’s Reserve was chosen from a single block on our famed Mort’s Block vineyard. Planted in 1970, it’s red loamy topsoil over the much deeper limestone base and east – west orientated rows are the perfect ingredients from which to craft this wine.
Showcasing the most distinguished and famous of Kilikanoon’s terroir, the vineyards hand-picked and hand-pruned philosophy has been transformed by the winemaking process into a Reserve Riesling of style, grace and complexity with a seriously long cellaring potential ahead of it.
Very pale straw with youthful green tints; brilliant in clarity and almost translucent in appearance.
Fresh limes, hints of sweet melon, lemon curd and a restrained floral elegance overwhelm the nose.
Made in a true Reserve style, the flavours of freshly cut limes, lemon meringue, grapefruit rind and a tightly wound core of piercing natural acidity deliver above all expectations. A fine, long and persistent palate that is built to age.
Sold OutThe Covenant Shiraz is composed from several premium estate and privately owned vineyards throughout the Clare Valley.
Selected parcels of Shiraz were harvested and fermented separately across a range of vineyard sites and allowed to mature in a range of new and more seasoned small French oak casks for eighteen months. The wines complexity and ageing potential further enhanced by bottling the final cuvée unfined and unfiltered.
Brick red in colour with youthful crimson hues.
Lifted and commanding, the nose reeking of fresh licorice, riper plums, liniment, hints of soy sauce and smoky char.
Richly flavoured with a strong linear focus, supple tannins and a long finish, the palate carries over sweet plums, fresh licorice and soy sauce in addition to introducing savoury meats and charcuterie to the mix. Perfectly encapsulated the regions precision and personality.
Released as our finest Riesling cuveé of the vintage, the 2016 Mort’s Reserve was chosen from a single block on our famed Mort’s Block vineyard. Planted in 1970, it’s red loamy topsoil over the much deeper limestone base and east – west orientated rows are the perfect ingredients from which to craft this wine.
The 2016 vintage proved to be an excellent one for Riesling. We carefully monitored flavour development and identified very early in the vintage which blocks were looking superior. The quality of the fruit almost enabled the wine to make itself. The cooler nights are instrumental in retaining high natural acidities, intense flavours and long ageing potentials.
Showcasing the most distinguished of Kilikanoon’s terroir, Mort’s Reserve Riesling is a symphony of texture and complexity. We use only hand harvested fruit and free run juice, before a long and cool ferment; crafting the unequivocal essence of Kilikanoon.
Pale straw with youthful green tints. Brilliant in clarity, almost translucent in appearance.
Fresh limes, orange blossom, and hints of lemon curd overwhelm the nose.
Made in a true Reserve style, the flavours of freshly cut limes, citrus rind and piercing natural acidity beautifully combine to create a wine that over delivers on all expectations. Fine, long and extremely age worthy.
$96.00A 100% single vineyard wine, hand selected from the traditionally pruned bush vine Kelly vineyard in Sevenhill, planted in 1932.
An important wine within our Reserve portfolio, the Kelly Grenache gets maximum attention in the cellar. We know that great wines always start off in the vineyard, but once this small parcel of fruit arrives at our winery, it is vinified in a small open-topped fermenter, allowed extended time on skins, basket pressed into seasoned French oak hogsheads and allowed to mature for 15 months in the cellar. Bottling the wine both unfined and unfiltered has further enhanced its complexity.
Bright red in colour with youthful crimson hues.
Dark cherries, fresh strawberries, cashew and truffle oil rise up on the nose, nicely underpinned by subtle toasty oak.
Richly flavoured and textured; a striking introduction of dark cherries, layers of dark chocolate, licorice overtones, seasoned meats and smoky oak notes seamlessly roll into a finish bound by chalky natural tannins and slippery acidity.
Winner of the 2018 Shiraz Trophy - International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), UK
With the exception of the 2011 vintage, each year since 1997 we have released the iconic Oracle Shiraz. Crafted from old vine fruit grown along the Golden Hillside in Leasingham, it continues to display the opulence, regional character and varietal power the valley is so renown for.
2014 was a cooler and more protracted vintage in the Clare Valley, allowing the Shiraz blocks along the west face of the Golden Hillside to ripen more slowly, bringing all parcels to their very optimum levels of maturity.
Low yielding Shiraz parcels were chosen across our Golden Hillside vineyards, vinfied separately using time honoured traditional techniques, then aged for 18 months in a selection of new and one year old French oak hogsheads. Bottling occurred without any fining or filtration.
Brick red in colour with youthful crimson hues.
Richly hedonistic, the nose jumps out of the glass, vigorously capturing the alluring aromas of dark chocolate, coal tar, exotic spices and complimentary French oak char.
A wine of tremendous concentration, complexity and understated elegance, the palate brims with riper plums fruits, dark chocolate and tar nicely paired with classy French oak and polished tannins that carry over in the mouth well after the wine has been consumed. A wine made for the ages.
Sold OutAt the very pinnacle of our Kilikanoon portfolio is Revelation; a celebration of the very best wine made at Kilikanoon in any given year. Unrestrained by varietal, vineyard or regional convention, this wine represents a blend that surpasses all those other wines beneath it.
The inaugral vintage of Revelation in 2010 was created from two estate grown Clare Valley Shiraz vineyards. Made in tiny quantities and using traditional winemaking techniques, the wine was matured in 100% new French oak hogsheads for 24 months before bottling both unfined and unfiltered. It has been given well over eighteen months to further improve and mature in the bottle before release.
Inky purple in the glass.
Compelling and explosive on the nose, waves of tobacco, liquorice, tar and smoky oak notes overwhelm the senses.
Sweet dark cherries, tar and earthen spices flood the palate. Rich and textural, the wine deftly combines it's mouth filling quantities, juicy natural acidity and fine grained tannins in a long, rewarding finish.
$550.00At the very pinnacle of our Kilikanoon portfolio is Revelation; a celebration of the very best wine made at Kilikanoon in any given year. Unrestrained by varietal, vineyard or regional convention, this wine represents a blend that surpasses all those other wines beneath it.
Made in limited quantities by exclusively traditional techniques, the wine was matured in 100% new French oak hogsheads for 21 months before bottling unﬁned and unﬁltered. The wine has since been held in the Kilikanoon cellars to further improve and mature in the bottle before release.
Deep crimson with a blood-red hue.
Leather and rich mahogany leap from the wine with soft spice, cocoa and tobacco lingering in the glass.
Stewed dark cherries, tar and earthy spices flood the palate. A rich and textural wine that combines juicy natural acidity and fine grained tannins for a long, rewarding ﬁnish.