The weather in 2006 was mixed, but warm and dry overall, creating a wine with the immediate impression of the mildness of the pure, airy, bright bouquet. A floral, fruity pastel tone then unfolds and quickly darkens into candied fruit, ripe hay and toasted notes, along with hints of licorice. The wine’s opulence – contained and succulent, round at heart – reveals itself in the mouth. The envelope slides and stretches, and the wine becomes more complex and edgy, silkier than it is creamy.
An artisan cheesemaker since the early 1970s, Will Studd is recognised by France's famous Guilde des Fromagers as an ‘Ambassadeur’ and Mâitre Fromager. The decadent Brillat Savarin we've selected for this hamper is named in honour of France's famous gastronomist, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. This triple cream cheese has been ripened underneath its natural mould to create a delectably luscious milky aroma and a velvety texture that makes it a seriously addictive party pleaser.
Keith Tulloch Wines are hand-made with meticulous care, and epitomise the best qualities of Hunter Valley wine. All wines have the style, balance, structure and integrity necessary for graceful maturation and cellaring. Winery production is very limited, with a combined output of only
12,000 dozen per year. For Keith the greatest reward has been found - making his own wines with a unique stamp of personality, power and integrity - away from the mainstream, and with an individual style