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Name 4 Botrytised wines

from Australia

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Hard Mode:
Name 3 from 3 different states

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Extra Hard Mode:
Name 4 from 4 different states
use as many grape varieties as possible...

 

NSW

De Bortoli "Noble One"
Semillon

(Riverina)

McWilliams "Morning Light"
Semillon

(Riverina)

Brokenwood "Sticky Wicket"
Semillon

(Hunter Valley)
{not imported to USA}

 

SA

Henschke 'Noble Rot'
Semillon

(Eden Valley)

Yalumba "Hand Picked" Botrytis
Viognier

(Wrattonbully)

d'Arenberg "Noble Mudpie"
Viognier / Roussane / Pinot Gris

(McLaren Vale)

 

WA

Vasse Felix "Cane Cut"
Semillon

(Margaret River)

Moss Wood 'Ribbon Vale Vnyd'
Botrytis Semillon

(Margaret River)

 

VIC

Punt Road
Botrytis Semillon

(Yarra Valley)
{not imported to USA}

 

TAS

Tamar Ridge
Botrytis Riesling

(Tasmania)
{not imported to USA}

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2

Name 3 Australian Grenaches

Cirillo Estate
"Vincent"

Survivor Vine
(Barossa Valley, SA)

Cirillo Estate
"1850"

Ancient Vine
(Barossa Valley, SA)

Clarendon Hills
"Romas"

(outside McLaren Vale)

Clarendon Hills
"Kangarilla"

(outside McLaren Vale)

Torbreck
"The Steading"

(Barossa Valley)

Torbreck
"Les Amis"

(Barossa Valley)

d'Arenberg
"Custodian"

(McLaren Vale)

d'Arenberg
"Ironstone Pressings"

GSM
(McLaren Vale)

Yalumba
"Old Bush Vine"

(Barossa, SA)

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What was the first vintage of

Hill of Grace?

1958

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100% Shiraz from Eden Valley

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*21 months in 100% New Hogsheads
(84% French - 16% American)

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What was the first vintage of

Grange?

1951

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Known as Grange Hermitage
(until 1990 vintage)

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Originally produced from the MacGill estate.

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What was the first vintage of

Mount Edelstone?

1952

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100% Shiraz from Eden Valley

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Australia's first single vineyard designate..?

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Name a 'Survivor Vine' wine

Cirillo "The Vincent"
'Survivor Vine' Grenache

(Barossa Valley, SA)

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7

Who makes

Cane Cut Semillon?

Where is it from?

Vasse Felix

Margaret River

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8

Who makes

Dead Arm?

Where is it from?

d'Arenberg

McLAren Vale

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100% Shiraz

*18 months in new & used
French & American Oak

This is the Oak it finished fermentation in.  Dead Arm is not racked until it is bottled.

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9

Who makes

Ashmead?

Where is it from?

Elderton

Barossa

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Note:
- do not confuse this wine with the Neil Ashmeade Grand Tourer Shiraz

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Who makes

Romas Grenache?

Where is it from?

Clarendon Hills

Just northeast of McLaren Vale

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100% Grenache
(83 year old vines - dry grown)

18 months in 1-5 year old
French Oak
("tightly grained")

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Who makes

Noble One?

Where is it from?

De Bortoli

Riverina,
Big Rivers Zone, NSW

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Botrytis affected Semillon

Barrel fermented.
Typically in about 30% New French Oak

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First Vintage:
1982

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12

Who makes

Noble Mudpie?

Where is it from?

d'Arenberg

McLaren Vale

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Viognier / Roussanne

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13

Who makes

"Hand Picked" Botrytis Viognier?

Where is it from?

Yalumba

Wrattonbully

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First vintage of

"Noble One"

1982

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Who makes

Ode to Lorraine?

Where is it from?

Elderton

Barossa Valley

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Cabernet / Shiraz / Merlot

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Who makes

Octavius?

Where is it from?

Yalumba

Barossa
(59% Barossa Vally - 41% Eden Valley)

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100% Shiraz

*20 months aging in mix of barrells

-New & used French Barrique
-New & used French Hogsheads
-New & used Hungarian Hogsheads
-Octaves (usually about 25%)

Takes its name from the 90-100L Octave barrels of a mix of seasoned French & American Oak.  These are made on the property by Yalumba's cooper.

Current release is 2008.

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Who makes

Struie?

Where is it from?

Torbreck

Barossa Valley
(5% is from Eden Valley)

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100% Shiraz

18 months "seasoned"
French Oak

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Who makes

The Laughing Magpie?

Where is it from?

d'Arenberg

McLaren Vale

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92% Shiraz - 8% Viognier

Starts classicly as 85% Shiraz, but at the end some
"declassified" Dead Arm Shiraz is blended in.

*10 months in new and used
French & American Oak

Also is fermented in new and used French and American Oak.

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Who makes

Ironstone Pressings?

Where is it from?

d'Arenberg

McLaren Vale

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Typically 55-70% Grenache

*10 months new and used
French Oak

This is the Oak it finished fermentation in.  Ironstone is not racked until it is blended and bottled.

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20

Who makes

Velvet Glove?

Where is it from?

Mollydooker

McLaren Vale

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100% Shiraz (?)

100% New American Oak

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21

Who makes

Two Left Feet?

Where is it from?

Mollydooker

McLaren Vale

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Shiraz / Cab Sauv / Merlot

96% American Oak
(54% new - 46% 1 year)

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Who makes

Neil Ashmeade Grand Tourer?

Where is it from?

Elderton

Barossa Valley

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Shiraz

Note:
- do not confuse this wine with the Ashmeade Cabernet Sauvignon.

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23

Who makes

Museum Muscat?

Where is it from?

Yalumba

Southeastern Australia

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Who makes

Descendant?

Where is it from?

Torbreck

Barossa Valley

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Typically 92% Shiraz and 8% Viognier
(claims to be OZ's first co-fermented wine)

18 months in 2.5 year Old French Oak
(previously used for Run Rig)

Descendant comes from the fact that this is a single vineyard wine that was planted from clippings of Run Rig.

Also, Descendant is matured in barrels previously used for Run Rig.

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Who makes

Les Amis?

Where is it from?

Torbreck

Barossa Valley
(Seppeltfield)

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100% Grenache

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Homes Vineyard in Seppeltsfield
planted in 1901

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Who makes

Astralis?

Where is it from?

Clarendon Hills

Just northeast of McLaren Vale

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100% Syrah
(85 year old vines - dry grown)

18 months 100% new
French Oak
("tight grained")

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Who makes

Ribbon Vale Vineyard?

Where is it from?

Moss Wood

Margaret River

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under this label they make:

Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

Merlot

Sauvignon Blanc/Semillon

Botrytis Semillon
(dessert wine)

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28

Who makes

Command?

Where is it from?

Elderton

Barossa

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Shiraz

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29

Who makes

Blue Eyed Boy?

Where is it from?

Mollydooker

McLaren Vale

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100% Shiraz (?)

100% American Oak
(90% New - 10% 1 year)

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30

Who makes

Mount Edelstone?

Where is it?

Henschke

Eden Valley

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Planted to 100% Shiraz

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First bottled: 1952

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31

Who makes

Basket Press?

Where is it from?

Rockford

Barossa Valley

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Who makes

Run Rig?

Where is it from?

Torbreck

Barossa Valley

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Shiraz with 2-5% Viognier

30 months in New & Used
French Barrique

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Who makes

Hill of Grace?

Where is it from?

Henschke

Eden Valley

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100% Shiraz

*21 months in 100% New Hogsheads
(84% French - 16% American)

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First bottled: 1958

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34

Who makes

The Steading?

Where is it from?

Torbreck

Barossa Valley

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60% Grenache
20% Shiraz
20% Mataro

24 months aging in old
Hogshead Barrels

From their website:
The Steading is perhaps the most important wine within the Torbreck portfolio, the one that best exemplifies what Torbreck is all about. It is sourced from vines that survived the vine-pull scheme in the early 1980s, cultivated on their own roots that were unaffected by phylloxera. 

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35

Who makes

John Riddoch?

Where is is from?

Wynn's

Coonawarra GI
Limestone Coast Zone, SA

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Notes:
- Named after the founder of Coonawarra
- Wynn's owns about 50% of the acreage in Coonawarra

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36

Who makes

The Factor?

Where is it from?

Torbreck

Barossa Valley

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100% Shiraz
(all Old Vine, and Dry Grown)

New & used French Oak

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37

Who makes

Heytesbury?

Where is it from?

Vasse Felix

Margaret River

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100% Chardonnay

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38

Who makes

Margaret?

Where is it from?

Peter Lehman

Barossa
Barossa Zone, SA

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100% Semillon
Vines planted in 1929

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39

Who makes

Polish Hill?

Where is it from?

Grosset

Clare Valley,
Mount Lofty Ranges, SA

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Iconic Riesling of Australia

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40

Who makes

Brilliant Disguise?

Where is it from?

Two Hands

Barossa Valley

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Moscato
(dessert wine)

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41

Who makes

Yattarna?

Where is it from?

Penfolds

aka:
'Bin 144'

Australia
(most of the fruit is from Tasmania)

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Chardonnay

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42

Where would you find

Tahbilk?

Nagambie Lakes
Sub-Region

Gouldburn Valley,
Central Victoria Zone

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43

Where would you find

Seppelt?

Great Western
(sub-region of Grampians)

Western Victoria Zone

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44

Where would you find

By Farr?

Geelong
(region)

Port Phillip Zone

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45

Where would you find

Giaconda?

Beechworth Ranges
(region)

Northeastern Zone

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46

Where would you find

Bindi?

Macedon Ranges
(region)

Port Phillip Zone

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47

Where would you find

Clonakilla?

Canberra
(region)

South New South Wales Zone, NSW

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