Introducing LE20

CELEBRATING 31 YEARS OF LIMITED EDITION

Announcing Five New Limited Edition Wines

The Winexpert LE™ collection features limited edition wines of remarkable quality and distinction.
Explore the world’s most distinguished wine growing regions with this exceptional series that celebrates the unique, the exciting and the very best

DOUBLE NOIR

Red wine. Cherry, dried fig and cedar with hints of leather and spices. A smooth, lingering finish.

TORRONTES MUSCAT

White wine. Lemon, lime and honeysuckle flavours. Elegant floral aroma with bright acidity.

NERELLO

Red wine. Full-bodied wine with a bouquet of blackberry and cherry. Rich berry overtones with hints of currant and dark chocolate and a toasty oak finish.

SYNERGY

White wine. Green apple, citrus and melon flavours with floral and tropical fruit notes.

GRENACHE TANNAT

Red wine. Spicy, with strong tannins and dark berry flavours. Smoky, earthy characteristics and aromas of leather and licorice.

Double Noir

Sweetness: Dry
Oak: Low
Body: Medium
Alcohol: 13%*

Recommended Pairing

PULL APART HAM AND GRUYERE LOAF

Crusty bread, oozing with cheese and salty ham, what more is there to say? If you don’t bake your own bread, this is a good time to start, but a purchased loaf is a totally acceptable cheat too!

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Available December 2020

MARLBOROUGH, NEW ZEALAND • LODI, CALIFORNIA

Marlborough garners much acclaim for its cool climate Pinot Noirs. The region enjoys plenty of sunshine and the moderate temperatures see a strong swing between day and night, fostering strong varietal expression. Lodi also sees big temperature changes from day to night, which helps Gamay retain its characteristic acidity.

DOUBLE NOIR

Gamay Noir and Pinot Noir are the perfect pair – both varietals feature high natural acidity and low tannins, making this an extremely food-friendly wine. Cherry and cranberry on the nose with a subtle floral note. Strawberry and cherry flavours are accented by an undertone of savoury spice. Vibrant and versatile with freshness and finesse. Try chilling Double Noir for one hour before serving.

Available January 2021

MENDOZA – ARGENTINA

At the foot of the Andes and an average of 900m above sea level, Mendoza boasts some of the highest vineyards in the world and Torrontes grows particularly well at this elevation. The hot, semi-arid climate is tempered by cool mountain nights, helping the varietal to retain acidity. Dry, rocky soils mean the vines have to work harder for nutrients thereby producing smaller, more concentrated grapes

TORRONTES MUSCAT

Torrontes and Muscat, two aromatic whites, share many similarities making them ideal blending partners. Expect floral aromas, fresh peach and citrus flavours and bright acidity. Torrontes, Argentina’s signature white wine grape, lends notes of rose petal, geranium and peach, complemented by Muscat’s honeysuckle, mandarin orange and stone fruit flavours.

TORRONTES MUSCAT

Sweetness: Dry
Oak: None
Body: Medium
Alcohol: 13.5%*

Recommended Pairing

COCONUT CURRY POACHED COD

Channel your inner chef with this deceptively easy yet delicious recipe, then pour a glass of chilled Torrontes Muscat and toast your culinary prowess!

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NERELLO

Sweetness: Dry
Oak: Medium-Full
Body: Medium
Alcohol: 13.5%*

Recommended Pairing

SHEET PAN SAUSAGE AND VEGETABLE DINNER

The rustic ease of throwing your whole dinner onto a single sheet pan is a culinary trend worthy of its buzz. Put your feet up with a glass of Nerello while the oven does all the work.

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Available February 2021

SICILY, ITALY

Sun-kissed Sicily has been growing grapes for more than 3,000 years; the hot temperatures, consistent sunshine and moderate rainfall make it a wine haven. The slopes around Mount Etna on the island’s east coast are a sweet spot for Nerello, where the higher elevation brings cooler nighttime temperatures which help maintain the grape’s desirable acidity. The volcanic soils impart mineral notes on the grape, and with Etna’s frequent eruptions, soil composition is constantly transforming.

NERELLO

Grown on the slopes of an active volcano, Nerello is a wine that knows how to get your attention and keep it. Appealing aromas of cherry, strawberry and rose unfold into juicy red berry and crushed strawberry flavours with hints of cinnamon and herbs. Sleek and savoury with earthy and mineral nuances, fresh acidity and smooth, polished tannins.

Available March 2021

LODI, CALIFORNIA

Located in the middle of California’s Central Valley, Lodi has a classic Mediterranean climate of warm days and cool nights, and benefits from cool breezes blowing inland from the San Francisco Bay area – a climate that helps lend grapes a refreshing natural acidity. The mineral rich, sandy soils and dry growing season allow growers to precisely manage vine growth through irrigation, producing more concentrated flavours.

SYNERGY

Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Grigio come together in perfect synergy in this lively off-dry white with tropical and stone fruit flavours, bright acidity and a crisp balanced finish. Chardonnay provides texture, notes of green apple, pineapple and citrus. Riesling offers lively acidity and floral aromas. Pinot Grigio rounds out the blend with juicy peach, apricot and pear flavours.

YOLO
WHITE

Sweetness: Off-Dry
Oak: None
Body: Medium
Alcohol: 12.5%*

Recommended Pairing

KIMCHI MAC & CHEESE

Most supermarkets carry this Korean condiment of spicy fermented cabbage and it adds a unique zip to this comfort food classic. Synergy’s off-dry blend is the perfect complement to the creamy, rich flavours in this dish.

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CAPE BLEND
with GRAPE SKINS

Sweetness: Dry
Oak: Heavy
Body: Full
Alcohol: 14%*

Recommended Pairing

ASIAN MARINATED SIRLOIN WITH GRILL-STEAMED GREENS

Open a bottle of red and serve this flavourful steak for an al fresco date night.

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Available April 2021

RIVERLAND, AUSTRALIA.
LODI, CALIFORNIA

The Riverland region wraps around the Murray Darling river, basking in the hot South Australia sun. The Mediterranean climate and long sunny days make for vibrant fully ripened grapes. The winding river provides relief from the sometimes-intense heat, vital access to water for irrigation, and contributes to the region’s fertile soils.

GRENACHE TANNAT SHIRAZ
With Grape Skins

Australian Grenache and Shiraz combine with California Tannat to make this plush, charismatic blend. Grenache provides notes of raspberry and spice. Tannat brings gripping tannins and a whisper of licorice, while Shiraz imparts black plum and peppercorn. This wine layers delicious dark fruit and red berry with complex notes of vanilla, peppery spice, and subtle smoke completed by racy acidity, big tannins and a lengthy finish.