Entertaining Selection

Entertaining Selection

A Bannockburn Vineyards mixed dozen wines, all made from the vines on our property.  We've put this pack together with approachable and easy-drinking styles in mind, for immediate enjoyment.  Perfect for holidays, alfresco dining and entertaining with friends.

  • The Wines

Two bottles of each wine.

  • 1314 Blanc 2020
  • Riesling 2022
  • Sauvignon Blanc 2018
  • Shiraz 2019
  • Douglas 2017
  • 1314 Shiraz 2015
      2022 Vintage

      We had another good year of rain across winter: the soils warmed up slowly which led to normal timing for budburst. The La Niña rains
      continued through the first half of the growing season (630mm July to June) but eased after Christmas, although storms and hail were often in the forecast and nearby. Temperatures increased significantly in the second half of the season to a total of 1430 Growing Degree Days.

      We started picking Chardonnay early March, and with only a couple of exceptions (Sauv Blanc and Riesling) the yields for every block were
      near long term average. The fruit was in very good condition, picking weather was mostly very helpful and all the ferments went smoothly. Malic acid levels are average but most lots will go through malolactic fermentation in the

      At this stage the wines show promise: a nice balance of stone fruits and citrus in the Chardonnay, structure and transparency to season and site in the Pinot Noir and Shiraz.

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