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Non-Vintage Sparkling Shiraz wins Trophy and Gold at the 2017 Australian National Single Vineyard Wine Show

Peregrine Ridge has won the trophy for the Best Single Vineyard Sparkling White or Pink Bottle Fermented Dry Wine at the 2017 Australian National Single Vineyard Wine Show, which is judged in conjunction with the Cowra Wine Show.

The winning wine was the Non-Vintage Sparkling Shiraz – Cuvee C3-D2.  This wine won Gold in the Sparkling Red/Rose class before taking out the trophy.  This is the second national trophy awarded to this cuvee, the first being the Trophy for Champion Sparkling Wine at the 2016 Australian Small Winemaker’s Show.  It has also received three gold medals.

C3-D2 is a blend of 2012 and 2013 fruit and it follows in the footsteps of the earlier cuvees which have won in aggregate 4 trophies and 8 gold awards.  It has been dosaged with a small quantity of estate grown fortified Shiraz, which adds richness and complexity.  The cuvee was matured in 15% new and 85% seasoned (predominately 1 year old) French and American oak for 20 months prior to bottling and then bottle fermented for a further 36 months, to enable the cuvee to fully develop its rich and complex bottle fermentation characteristics.

Cuvee C3-D2 has a wonderful bouquet of sweet blackberries and raspberries, which follow through to the palate.  Try serving this wine with a rich brie, pate, terrine or duck and if you’re thinking about Christmas in July already, the turkey and ham!

 

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Next Major Event

Heathcote on Show – Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend – June 2018

Peregrine Ridge will be participating in Heathcote on Show over the June long weekend.  You will find us at the Mechanics Institute, 121 High Street, Heathcote offering tastings in the Guide Hall between 10am and 5pm each day.

As always, there will be some great tastings to complement our usual tasting fare:

Saturday: Screw Cap vs Cork featuring our 2008 Limited Release “French Oak” Heathcote Shiraz.

Sunday: Vertical tasting of our Limited Release “French Oak” Heathcote Shiraz range featuring wines from five vintages:

  • 2005 (museum release, and winner of Double Gold at the 2014 China Wine and Spirits Competition)
  • 2006 (Trophy for the Best Open Class Shiraz and Trophy for Best Red Wine in Show at the 2014 Le Concours des Vins de Victoria)
  • 2007
  • 2008 (Trophy for Best Aged Red Wine at the 2014 Daylesford Wine Show)
  • 2009

Every day:  American Oak versus French Oak.  If you’ve heard the statement “oak matters” and you want to hone your understanding of the difference oak makes, don’t miss this one!

We are also celebrating the long weekend with tastings of our Sparkling Shiraz. We will have on tasting a dual national champion! Our Non-Vintage Sparkling Shiraz which has won the trophy for the Champion Sparkling Wine at the Australian Small Winemaker’s Show and trophy for the Best Sparkling Wine at the 2017 Australian National Single Vineyard Wine Show!

We look forward to sharing our wines with you over the June long weekend. Limited quantities of museum releases and back vintages will be available for sale during Heathcote on Show.


FOR THE DIARY

For the diary

For the diary

When is the next opportunity to try our wines?

JUNE

FIRST WEEKEND

Bridge Mall Fresh Produce Market – Saturday 2 June (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  86 Bridge Mall, Ballarat, Victoria

Yea Railway Market – Saturday 2 June (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  12 Station Street, Yea, Victoria

Tallarook Farmers’ Market – Sunday 3 June (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Railway Place, Tallarook, Victoria

Yarra Glen Racecourse Market – Sunday 3 June (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address: Yarra Glen Racecourse, Armstrong Grove, Yarra Glen, Victoria

SECOND WEEKEND

Heathcote on Show – Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend – 9-11 June

Address:  Mechanics Institute, 121 High Street, Heathcote, Victoria – near the Bendigo Bank ATM

Ballan Farmers’ Market – Saturday 9 June (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Mill Cottage, 92 Inglis Street, Ballan, Victoria

Kyneton Farmers’ Market – Saturday 9 June (8.30am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  St Paul’s Park, 35 Piper St, Kyneton, Victoria

Maldon Market – Sunday 10 June (9am to 1.30pm) – limited range only

Address:  Fountain Street, Maldon, Victoria

THIRD WEEKEND

Park Orchards Market – Saturday 16 June (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Park Orchards Primary School, Corner Park Road and Bowmore Avenue, Park Orchards, Victoria

Carlton Farmers’ Market – Saturday 16 June (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Carlton North Primary School, O’Grady Street & Canning Street, enter via O’Grady Street, Carlton North, Victoria

FOURTH WEEKEND

Slow Food Melbourne Farmers’ Market – Saturday 23 June (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford, Victoria

Eynesbury Farmers’ Market – Sunday 24 June (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Eynesbury Homestead, 487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury, Victoria

THEREAFTER

Lilydale Craft and Produce Market – Sunday 1 July (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Bellbird Park, Swansea Road, Lilydale

GasWorks Farmers’ Market – Saturday 21 July (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Gasworks Arts Park, 21 Graham Street, Albert Park, Victoria

Creswick Market – Saturday 21 July (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street, Creswick, Victoria

Red Hill Community Market – Saturday 1 September (8am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Arthur’s Seat Road, Red Hill, Victoria

Heathcote Wine & Food Festival 6 & 7 October

Address:  Heathcote Showgrounds – Chauncey St & Caldwell St, Heathcote, Victoria

Sunset in the Valley Twilight MarketFriday 19 October (5-9pm) – limited range only

Address:  Wallan – Village Green, Hidden Valley Boulevard, Hidden Valley, Victoria

Point Nepean Portsea MarketTBA (9am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Quarantine Station, Point Nepean National Park, Victoria

Bendigo Community Farmers Market – Saturday TBA (9am to 1pm) – limited range only

Address:  Sidney Myer Place, Bendigo, Victoria

Nagambie Farmers’ Market – Sunday TBA (10am to 2pm) – limited range only

Address:  Tahbilk Winery, 254 O’Neils Road, Tabilk via Nagambie, Victoria

Swan Hill Region Food & Wine Festival – Saturday 9 March 2019 (11am to 6pm)

Address:  Pioneer Settlement, Swan Hill, Victoria

 

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