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					WINE LIST NOVEMBER 2007


     The Cellar Door Limited
   24/F 1 Rumsey Street, Hong Kong
    Tel: 3679 3300 Fax: 3620 3565

    shop@cellardoor.com.hk
                          HOWTOORDER

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By phone    :   3679 3300/3200
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Email       :   shop@cellardoor.com.hk
Business hours are from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (Monday – Friday)



DELIVERY
1. Please place your order before 3pm for next day delivery.
2.    Free delivery service for order of 12 bottles (mixed cases accepted)
      Otherwise a delivery charge will be made apply
3.    Delivery Schedule
    Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, New Territories - Daily
    Discovery Bay - every Wednesday (Pier to Door service)
    Tung Chung & Airport - every Wednesday


PRICE & VINTAGE
All prices and vintages are subject to change without prior notice.



TERMS
Goods are offered on cash terms. Credit account may be opened at the
discretion of the company. Customers are requested to check all deliveries
and advise us on the day of delivery if any breakages and /or errors.



PAYMENT
   1. All invoices should be settled in Hong Kong Dollars either by cash or
      cheque, direct deposit or autopay.
   2. Post-dated cheques are not accepted
   3. Please make cheque payable to “THE CELLAR DOOR LIMITED”
   4. Direct Deposit: HSBC A/C 808-261473-838




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AUSTRALIA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - BAROSSA VALLEY

                       - ARTISANS OF BAROSSA –
You‟ve probably heard of Barossa. It‟s a beautiful region of undulating hills, complex soils and
wonderful and interesting people. You can imagine what the combination makes! Recently an
eclectic group of „garage producers‟ (i.e. those making wines in relatively small amounts) came
together to promote their wines. I have to say all of the wines are as unique and unpredictable
as the people that make them. Here is a little more about the ones that we are lucky enough to
work with:


                                         MT BILLY
John Edwards makes three wines that we import. Each with a name as unique as its character
– and each with one thing in common…. All of his wines are amazingly complex, elegant and
powerful reds. They are hand crafted in small amounts. Wine Enthusiast has already highly
rated the Flagship wine – Antiquity (as do we!).


Harmony SMG (91 points Halliday)                      2003               $250
Circe Shiraz Viognier (93 points Halliday)            2005               $250
Antiquity Shiraz (93 pts Halliday, 94pts W. Enthust.) 2003               $485



                                         TIN SHED
Peter Clarke is the name behind Tin Shed. What can I say – a rather unpretentious name that
reflects the down to earth warm man behind the wine. Not only is he a classy wine maker he is
a wonderful chef and host at his Barossa restaurant – Vintners Bar & Grill. We all know that
MSG is bad for us, but not this one – Mourvedre, Shiraz, Grenache – a different twist on the
usually GSM blend. It displays a deep flavoured brooding slightly earthy wine.

Melting Pot Shiraz                                   2004                $205
Three Vines MSG                                      2003                $225
Single Wire Shiraz (93 points Halliday)              2003                $395



                                 TORZI MATTHEWS
Domenic Torzi and his wife Tracy Matthews are the creators of this 5 Star Halliday rated
winery. I met Dominic at the side of the road on rainy afternoon in Barossa – a dubious start.
As I followed him through the windy Barossa territory I did wonder what I was letting myself in
for – and now I can tell you. Some of the best value Shiraz I have ever tasted. A charming
man with even nicer wines!

Frost Dodger Riesling        (93 points Halliday)    2006                $205
Longhop Shiraz                                       2006                $150
Schist Rock Shiraz                                   2006                $150

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA - CLARE VALLEY
CARDINHAM ESTATE
Cardinham Estate is uniquely positioned as the most northern cellar door outlet in the Clare Valley
Region. They are situated in the scenic Stanley Flat region - one of the oldest grape producing areas in
the district –some of the vineyards planted shortly after 1840 still being in production today.

Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot                                       2004                       $155
Shiraz (93 points Halliday)                                     2004                       $155



PAULETTS
Polish Hill River, sub-region of the Clare Valley, is home to Neil and Alison Paulett and their 5 Star
Halliday rated winery. Neil Paulett graduated from the Roseworthy Oenology course in 1971 and began
working as a winemaker for Penfolds Wines in Sydney and then Rosemount in the Hunter Valley. With
10 years wine making experience behind him, Neil and wife Alison began their search for the place to
establish their own family vineyard. Pauletts reputation for producing wines of finesse, elegance and
intensity is justly earned and their skill and case can be seen consistently from vintage to vintage .

Riesling (93 points Halliday)                                   2006                       $150
Stonecutting Merlot/Shiraz                                      2003                       $140
Cabernet Merlot                                                 2003                       $160
Shiraz                                                          2003                       $160
Andreas Shiraz (94 points Halliday)                             2003                       $315



PENNA LANE
This 5 Star Halliday rated winery comes from humble beginnings – infact the land was converted from
derelict dairy and run down piggery! The winery is a partnership between Roseworthy graduate
Stephen Stafford-Brooks and ex Southcorp and Knappstein winemaker, Ray Klavins. Their Riesling
was recently awarded TOP GOLD at the Royal Adelaide Wine Show and both the Cabernet Sauvignon
and Shiraz were awarded TOP GOLD at the Winewise Small Vignerons Awards.


Riesling (91pts Halliday & Top Gold-Royal Adelaide show) 2007                              $155
Cabernet Sauvignon (94pts Halliday)                      2004/5                            $175
Shiraz (93pts Halliday)                                  2005                              $175



REILLY‟S WINES
In 1856, Hugh Reilly a shoemaker from Ireland arrived in the Clare Valley. His Cottage served as the
local Cobbler's Shop and now, almost 140 years later, the cottage has been restored to its former glory
and is once again a hive of activity, and home to Reilly's Wines. The Reilly's Wines philosophy is to
produce low volumes of premium, hand-made wines. Our wines are very enjoyable in their early year
and will richly reward those with patience, showing their best with 5-10 years maturation in the bottle.

Watervale Riesling (91 points Halliday)                         2006                       $155
Dryland Cabernet Sauv (90pts Wine Advocate)                     2001/2                     $255
Dryland Shiraz (94 points Halliday)                             2002                       $255
Stolen Block Shiraz (90pts Wine Spectator)                      2002                       $365




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SOUTH AUSTRALIA – MCLAREN VALE
        2006                                       $
HUGH HAMILTON
"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and likes to see us happy." so said Benjamin Franklin,
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and Hugh agrees. Hugh is the 5 generation of the family that first settled in 1837. All families have a
black sheep and Hugh Hamilton is it. You can expect therefore to enjoy the difference in his wines.
Hugh has a clear vision about the way he sees wines and he produces accordingly. He is a firm believer
in the wine and food experience. Neither is magic. Both are great, especially in the company of good
friends and lively conversation. His wines are therefore eminently drinkable and certainly more-ish.

„The Trickster‟ Verdelho                                            2006                        $155
 „The Scallywag‟ Unoaked Chardonnay                                 2006                        $155
„The Loose Cannon‟ Viognier (90 pts, Halliday)                      2006                        $175
„The Ratbag‟ Merlot (91 pts, Huon Hooke, Syd Herald)                2004                        $175
„The Villain‟ Cabernet Sauvignon (90 pts, Halliday)                 200 5                       $225
„The Rascal‟ Shiraz                                                 2005                        $225
„The Madam‟ Sparkling Merlot                                        2004                        $175


SCARPANTONI WINES
The Scarpantoni brothers built their successful winery from the labours of their 79 year old father,
Domenico, who emigrated from Italy‟s Abruzzi region at age 19 and was one of the region‟s largest
grape growers in the 60‟s and 70‟s. He settled in McLaren Vale because of the consistency and
reliability of the harvests. And to this day the brothers‟ aim is to turn the best quality McLaren fruit into
approachable McLaren wines that people can‟t get enough of. The 2006 barrel sample of Brothers
Block Cabernet Sauvignon has just been awarded the prestigious Jimmy Watson Award.

Pedler Creek Unoaked Chardonnay                                     2005                        $135
Pedler Creek Merlot                                                 2005                        $135
Pedler Creek Cabernet Sauv     (3 Stars WineState)                  2004                        $135
Pedler Shiraz                                                       2004                        $135
Brothers Block Cabernet Sauvignon                                   2004                        $235
Black Tempest Sparkling Shiraz                                      2004                        $245



SOUTH AUSTRALIA
SUNSET PEAK
The team at Sunset Peak have one goal in mind - producing premium quality wines at good value
prices. Wine maker Chris Hill has a wealth of experience that he now passes on to the Sunset peak
Label. „The Steps‟ Cabernet Sauvignon is fast becoming a favourite among The Cellar Door Staff!

„The Steps‟ Padthaway Unoaked Chardonnay                            2006                        $105
„The Steps‟ McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauv                              2004                        $105




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VICTORIA – YARRA VALLEY
LITTLE REBEL
Everyone has a slightly rebellious side and winemakers are not different. Little Rebel reminds us of that
– it‟s a reminder that it is okay to walk the beat of your own drum, drink Chardonnay with a steak and
occasionally turn up to work late – if at all! The wines are made by the team that make Punt Road –
they take wine making very seriously – but very little else!!

Chardonnay                                                       2005                       $155
Pinot Noir                                                       2005/6                     $155
Cabernet Merlot       (90 points James Halliday)                 2004                       $155



PUNT ROAD
Punt Road winery is located on St. Huberts Road in Coldstream – the heart of the Yarra Valley. Their
wine maker, Kate Goodman has worked for some of the great names in Australia and has, in addition,
managed vintages in Champagne and California. In 2005 She traveled to Spain to work a vintage with
leading wine maker, Telmo Rodriguesz. She believes the satisfaction and rewards for producing quality
wines are endless.


Pinot Gris (90 pts, James Halliday)                              2006                       $195
Chardonnay (90 pts, James Halliday)                              2004                       $195
Cabernet Sauvignon (92 pts James Halliday)                       2004                       $215
Botrytis Semillon (91 pts, James Halliday)                       2005                       $215




VICTORIA – MORNINGTON PENINSULA
HURLEY VINEYARDS
Hurley Vineyard is a 5 Star Halliday rated winery that wraps around the north-eastern crest of a small
sheltered hill in the cool-climate region of the Mornington Peninsula. The hill is capped by volcanic,
stony, red-brown earth. This soil type both retains moisture and drains very well. The Peninsula is very
well suited climatically to the production of Pinot Noir, and the sub-region Balnarring (in which their
vineyards are planted) is situated perhaps particularly so. Within the Mornington Peninsula Hurley is
somewhat unusual: it has a low altitude but a southerly latitude, it receives reasonable spring and
summer rainfall and it has ironstone-based rather than sand-based soil. Hurley Vineyard is the epitome
of terroir by dividing 9 acres into three vineyards, based on aspect alone.

Lodestone Pinot Noir (prev. yr 94 points Halliday)               2005                       $455
Homage Pinot Noir (94 points Halliday)                           2005                       $495
Garamond Pinot Noir (90 points Halliday)                         200 5                      $555




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VICTORIA – HEATHCOTE

                                         - HEATHCOTE –

  "... Heathcote…is generally recognized as one of Australia's finest for shiraz" … " These are wines with
  awesome depth of flavour, richness and ripeness, a vinous brocaded tapestry. Typically 13.5 per cent to
  14 per cent alcohol, they are extremely long-lived." James Halliday, Light hidden under an organic bushel,
  THE WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN, WINELINES, 09/01/1999

  The Heathcote Wine Region adjoins the Bendigo Region and enjoys a similar, but slightly cooler climate.
  A unique feature of the region which many commentators mention is the soils which have developed on
  ancient Cambrian rocks. In fact Heathcote sits on a geological fault line and there are many different soil
  types originating from a complex local geology. The undulating topography has generated a variety of
  microclimates suitable for viticulture


  RED EDGE             Degree Shiraz (90 points, Halliday)              2005             $245
  RED EDGE             Reserve Cabernet (90 points, Halliday)           2005             $445
  RED EDGE             Reserve Shiraz (93 points, Halliday)             2005             $460

  SHADOWFAX            One Eye Shiraz (94 points, Halliday)             2003             $395




VICTORIA – GEELONG

SHADOWFAX
Shadowfax has the most interesting Cellar Door, designed to fit into and compliment its natural
surroundings – Werribee Park – a beautiful area just 20 minutes from Melbourne. Their philosophy is to
produce wines that express the vineyards in which they were grown. Careful site selection and a strict
policy of low yield are all measure undertaken by the group that have earned them a 5 star rating from
James Halliday.

Pinot Gris (90 points James Halliday)                      2006                        $185
Chardonnay (previous year 94 points Halliday)              2006                        $235
Pinot Noir (94 points James Halliday)                      2004                        $235
One Eye Shiraz (94 pts James Halliday)                     2003                        $395


WESTERN AUSTRALIA – MARGARET RIVER




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WESTERN AUSTRALIA – MARGARET RIVER
CELESTIAL BAY
Owners Michael and Kim O‟Brien inspired by a passion for wine and the love of the Margaret River
region purchased the land in 1999. The creation of the Celestial Bay brand was a result of dedication
and hard work by vineyard manager Sam Juniper and winemaker Bernard Abbott (ex Vasse Felix and
Ambereley Estate). The Shiraz is winning several awards nationally and internationally as is the
Semillon Sauvignon Blanc which is also a sell out. Not surprisingly this is now a 5 star rated winery by
James Halliday.

Semillon Sauvignon Blanc                                        2006                       $165
Chardonnay                                                      200 6                      $170
Cabernet Merlot                                                 200 5                      $190
Cabernet Sauvignon (prev. yr 90 points Halliday)                200 5                      $190
Shiraz (prev. yr 90 points Halliday)                            2005                       $190

HAPPS
The enterprise was established in 1977 by Erl Happ and his family. Former schoolteacher turned potter
and winemaker Erl Happ is an iconoclast and compulsive experimenter. Many of the styles he makes
are unusual. The award winning wines are produced from grapes from Dunsborough vineyard and
Karridale vineyard, Margaret River.

Cabernet Sauvignon                                              200 4                      $125




NEW SOUTH WALES - HUNTER VALLEY
TRANQUIL VALE
Tranquil Vale lies in a beautiful setting on the banks of the Hunter River opposite Wyndham Estate. Phil
and Lucy Griffiths bought the site unseen from a description in an old copy the Weekend Australia found
in the High Commission Office in London! Phil quit the city and Lucy banking then teaching to follow the
dream of owning and establishing a vineyard, producing quality fruit and award winning wines. It is fast
establishing itself as one of the up and coming wine producers in the Hunter Valley.

Semillon                                                        2003                       $175
Chardonnay                                                      2004                       $175
Shiraz                                                          2005                       $245illon
Cabernet Merlot




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NEW ZEALAND

MARLBOROUGH
AUNTSFIELD
Auntsfield Estate is the home of Marlborough's first colonial vineyard and winery. The original vineyard
was established in 1873 and made highly regarded wine for over 50 years. The dramatic hillside
yineyard with its unique variety of soils is again producing premium wines under the guidance of the
Cowley family. Every wine is nurtured from the grape right through to the bottle with the utmost care
and attention. Not surprisingly Steven Spurrier MW had this to say about their 05 Pinot Noir „This
superb Pinot Noir stood out at the recent New Zealand tasting for it’s depth of colour, richness
of fruit, purity, length and sense of place – a wines to rival the very best from Central Otago.


Long Cow Sauvignon Blanc (3.5 stars Michael Cooper)2006                                    $160
Cobb Cottage Chardonnay (4 stars Michael Cooper) 2005                                      $235
Hawk Hill Pinot Noir (4 stars Cooper, Silver, IWC London)2005                              $325


CLAYRIDGE
Clayridge Vineyards is an exciting concept based around a steep hillside vineyard hand planted by Mike
Just (ex Lawson‟s Dry Hills Chief wine maker) and his wife Paula - on one of the highest sites
Marlborough. These vines, unlike most on the low flat plains of the region, have never been irrigated
and as such have established a natural deep rooting system that will maximize the flavour potential of
the low vigor clay-based soils on this unique site resulting in concentrated bunches producing wines of
great character and individuality.

Rose (Pinot Noir) (4 stars Wine Magazine)                       2006                       $145
Sauvignon Blanc (4 stars Michael Cooper)                        2006                       $165
Excalibur Sauvignon Blanc (4 stars Michael Cooper)              2006                       $225
Pinot Noir (3.5 stars Wine State Magazine)                      2006                       $225
Excalibur Pinot Noir (4 stars Wine State Magazine)              2006                       $285


SUGAR LOAF
Made by Kate Hayward of Okuruku Wines. The 2006 vintage displays all the attributes of a classic
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. Pungent gooseberries and exotic fruit are balanced with racy intensity
and a long, lingering finish.


Sauvignon Blanc                                                 2006                       $120


TIN POT HUT
Tin Pot Hut (named after an old mustering hut in the remote hills between the Wairau and Awatere
Valleys) is a new brand from Marlborough. It is the brainchild of winemakers Fiona Turner and Matt
Thomson and U.K. importer David Gleave MW. Their 2006 Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, has won
awards in New Zealand, the UK and in Australia including GOLD medal - Air New Zealand Awards
2006, SILVER Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards 2007, SILVER Medal - International Wine
Challenge 2007. This wine is classically Marlborough in style: vibrant and intense with a Sauvignon
pungency that is leavened by a lovely minerality on both the nose and palate.

Sauvignon Blanc                                                 2006/7                     $150




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CENTRAL OTAGO
BANNOCK BRAE
Once again, this wine exhibits our “trade mark” seductive, silky texture due to thier ability to fully ripen
the fruit without allowing sugar levels to become out of balance. It was obvious during the barrel
selection process that this wine was of such superior quality, that the decision was made to neither fine
nor filter it. So, it can truly be said that the wine went straight from the barrel into the bottle! No
surprisingly it has be awarded the following: GOLD – Air New Zealand Wine Awards; GOLD – Royal
Easter Wine Show; 5 STARS Cuisine Magazine, 4.5 STARS Michael Cooper.


Barrel Selection Pinot Noir (4.5 stars Michael Cooper) 2006                                       $395


DESERT HEART
The name Desert Heart was chosen to pay tribute to the land, because Pinot Noir, more than any other
grape reflects where it is grown, and to the historical reference to the name of Bannockburn, “Heart of
the Desert”, from the gold rush era and due to its atypical climatic conditions. Bannockburn has a
climate of extremes with long hot dry summers and harsh cold winters. Rainfall is minimal bordering on
desert conditions which makes for superlative growing conditions for the Pinot Noir grapes

Riesling                                                             2006                         $285
Pinot Noir                                                           2005                         $415


SHAKY BRIDGE
GOLD Star Mondial du Pinot Noir, Switzerland,
SILVER Medal - Royal Easter Wines Show 2006,
90 points - The Top Wines, Joe Czerwinski, Wine Enthusiast, December 1, 2005
18 1/2 Jancis Robinson MW “Very Charming”
New Zealand Pinot Noirs - mainly 2003s „Highly Recommended‟ Huon Hooke, Sydney Morning
                                                    Herald‟s „Good living‟ section, 1st April 2005
****Winestate Canterbury, Nelson, Central Otago July/August 2005 issue

Pinot Noir                                                           2003                         $395


WAIPARA

TORLESSE
The Waipara area is one of New Zealand's newest and rapidly expanding wine areas. Nestled in the lee
of the Teviotdale hills and open to the warming northwest winds, the long narrow Waipara Valley
provides an ideal climate for growing premium quality grapes. Its north facing, moderately sloping terrain
provides an ideal sun-trap for fruiting vines. The wine style is fruit focused, with a distinctive fruit aroma
that is also evident on the palate resulting in a mouthful of fresh fruit balanced with a crisp mineral finish.
This style of wine is exciting drinking while it is young and vibrant, but can be cellared for those who
appreciate the more complex characters that bottle maturation develops.


Sauvignon Blanc (3.5 stars Michael Cooper)                           2006                         $155




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SOUTH AFRICA
THE BEACH HOUSE
Beach House is made in under the watchful eye and explicit direction of Douglas Green‟s
Oenologist. Each variety is handled separately to bring out the typical expression of ripe
friendly fruit flavours synonymous with our signature style;

Lemon grass and gooseberry aromas layered with hints of honeysuckle and tangerine that
race across the palate in a refreshing burst of tantalizing citrus fruit finishing with vibrant
crispness. It‟s deliciously drinkable with or with out food!



Sauvignon Blanc Semillon                                   2006                     $90




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ITALY
LA PIAZZA (arriving Mid December)
Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. The
region counts over 20 DOC zones and a variety of sub-categories, many of its wines, both dry
and Spumanti, are internationally known and appreciated.

Puglia is “the heel” of the boot of peninsular Italy. It is bordered by both the Adriatic and
Ionian Seas, giving it one of the longest coastlines of any region in Italy. Puglia is also one of
the most fertile regions in all of Italy.

The La Piazza wines offer the best value from these two regions in two fruit driven easy
drinking styles.

LPpg06         Pinot Grigio, Veneto                               2006                $95
LPprim05       Primitivo, Puglia                                  2005                $95




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