It's dark, rich, and juicy - full of fruit flavor and bubbles. Gorgeous to look at and surprisingly complex and stunning to drink. Saturated deep magenta red. Crisp, clean, raspberry and blueberry fruits on the nose. Velvety, creamy tannins, persistent length of palate and delightful full flavored finish.
Alan Robb Hickinbotham (David's grandfather) became a founder of the Australian wine industry almost by accident. In May of 1936, Hickinbotham established the Roseworthy Oenology course with the intent of furthering winemaking by instructing viticulturalists to use scientific research to produce better wine.
David eventually purchased 300 acres of prime vineyard land in McLaren Vale early in the 70's. There was no irrigation at that time so the vines were dry grown. This produced grapes... View More