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Wine & Cheese
            With Damien Ringrose, of Samuel Smith & Son.
                                                                                                                                               Foodie
                                                                                                                                               Finds
            All cheeses available from Vanella Cheese Factory.                                                                                               Wine Lovers
                                                                                                                                                             It is well known red wines,
                                                                                                                                                             after being uncorked, need
                                                                                                                                                              to breath prior to drinking
                   Running with Bulls Tempranillo with Manchego
 SUBTLE FLAVOURS




                                                                                                                                                              but what is less known is
                   Tempranillo, a traditional and widely grown variety from Spain, is proving, perfect                                                        that the same principles
                   for the Australian lifestyle and cuisine. Fermentation with yeasts indigenous to the                                                       should be applied to white
                   vineyards was followed by maturation in mature oak barrels. The Running with Bulls                                                        wines. To assist, Vinturi has
                   Tempranillo is sourced from multiple growers in the western ranges of the Barossa,                                                       launched the Vinturi Essential
                   through to the valley floor and into the Penrice region of the Barossa. Its plush palate                                                White Wine Aerator, which
                   has succulent tannins that add structure and length to the wine and what better to                                                     has been designed to aerate
                   put with a Spanish cheese. The subtle yet elegant flavours in this wine will match                                                    white wine in the time it takes to
                   perfectly with the richness of this beautiful goat’s cheese                                                                             pour a glass. Available from
                                                                                                                                                              www.australiavinturi.com.au.



                                                     Yalumba Patchwork Shiraz with Gorgonzola                                                  Just Juice
 FULL BODIED




                                                     Dense, black and purple red in colour, this wine’s aroma exhibits a mix of fresh          POM Wonderful is an
                                                     briary almost blackcurrant tones, balanced with violets and dark plums, and               antioxidant superpower. It is
                                                     finished with an earthy, savoury complexity. The palate is full bodied demonstrating      100 percent pomegranate
                                                     Barossa Valley hallmarks of richness, density and concentration. Silky fruit              juice with no added sugar
                                                     complexity is the key here with both red and dark jubey flavours. The palate              or artificial ingredients. It is
                                                     finishes with fine, earthy tannins. The richness in the wine matches well with the        an excellent beverage for a
                                                     richness of the cheese. Its big natural plummy and jammy flavours stand up to the         healthy lifestyle. Available
                                                     test of this powerful funky gorgonzola.                                                   from Woolworths.




                                                                                                                                                         Delicious Drop
 DELICATE AROMAS




                   Redbank Sunday Morning Pinot Gris
                                                                                                                                                         The Battle of Bosworth Shiraz
                   with Buffallo Mozzarella                                                                                                              is preservative free and
                   Very gently handled, the wine is bottled soon after vintage to retain and maximise                                                     offers a fresh take on the
                   its delicate varietal aromas of fresh, floral, and bright spicy apple blossom aromas                                                     Spanish Joven style, which
                   with guava and fleshy pear. The palate delivers a wine of generosity and texture                                                          means it has been made
                   with pear and lemon juice, a complex and mouth watering palate with plenty of                                                             with little or no oak-
                   line and length. Perfectly matching with the delicate texture of the mozzarella and                                                       ageing and is designed
                   not too overpowering for this light yet flavoursome cheese.                                                                               to be drunk when young.
                                                                                                                                                             Available from www.
                                                                                                                                                             battleofbosworth.com.au.
 AN ELEGANT WINE




                                                     Kooyong Massalle Pinot Noir with Montegrappa
                                                     Vibrant ruby red in colour and opulent with juicy cherry and raspberry perfumed
                                                                                                                                               Gluten Free
                                                     notes and a supporting minerality, this wine has a finely structured palate               Product oF the Month
                                                     supported by persistent acidity and tannin. This wine shows richness and depth
                                                     supported by juicy fruits including raspberry and cherry. It has a good linear palate     Chocolate Goodness
                                                     and is supported with subtle oak. It is an elegant wine, which is both approachable       Green and Black organic chocolate uses
                                                     when young and showing potential for further improvement with age. The pallet             the finest ingredients and the best tried
                                                     weight matches well with this lovely crumbly style cheese.                                and tested methods to make the most
                                                                                                                                               delicious chocolate that is gluten free
                                                                                                                                               as well as free from pesticide residue
                                                                                                                                               and genetically
                                                                                                                                               modified
                   Vasse Felix Heytesbury Chardonnay                                                                                           ingredients.
 VIBRANT AROMAS




                   with Burrata                                                                                                                Available
                                                                                                                                               from Coles,
                   The 2008 Heytesbury Chardonnay is a lovely bright straw with a subtle green
                                                                                                                                               Woothworths
                   hue. Vibrant aromas of spiced pears, apple and orange blossom combine with a
                                                                                                                                               and selected
                   hint of toasted vanilla bean, showing the complexities achieved through natural
                                                                                                                                               health food
                   fermentation, increased solids and stunning French oak. Incredible high notes of
                                                                                                                                               stores.
                   sweet thyme, lime and white peach add a fresh, savoury element to this beautifully
                   complex nose. This subtle chardonnay has elegant creamy characteristics that                                              If you have a unique gluten free
                   match stunningly with this cheese.                                                                                        product you would like to highlight,
                                                                                                                                             contact janessa@citylifemag.com.au.
All wines and information courtesy of Samuel Smith & Son


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