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Thistledown, Advance Release Grenache, Moritz Road, Blewitt Springs, 2018 (Case) Thistledown, Advance Release Grenache, Moritz Road, Blewitt Springs, 2018 (Case)
Per Bottle: £24.67
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The Advance Release wines are a portal into what the future holds for Thistledown. This beautiful, old vineyard has some of the most characterful fruit in the district and just begged to be bottled separately to allow it to strut its stuff. An intense, deep coloured Grenache filled with wild cherry, spice and violets. Silky tannins and crisp, mouthwatering fruit leads through to a vivid, juicy fin…
Thistledown, Advance Release Roussanne, Rogers Road, 2018 (Case) Thistledown, Advance Release Roussanne, Rogers Road, 2018 (Case)
Per Bottle: £22.17
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The Advance Release wines offer a portal into the future of Thistledown. Though our focus is very much on Grenache, Shiraz and Chardonnay, it is not an unnatural progression to dabble in some Rh�ne influenced whites. Relatively rare in South Australia, this example from the southerly reaches of the region benefits from being grown on kurrajong formation soils, famed for the quality of the fruit th…
Thistledown, Advance Release Shiraz, Mattschoss Vineyard, Eden Valley, 2018 (Case) Thistledown, Advance Release Shiraz, Mattschoss Vineyard, Eden Valley, 2018 (Case)
Per Bottle: £24.67
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The Advance Release wines are a portal into what the future holds for Thistledown. Joel Mattschoss' Menglers Hill site is an outstanding, forward thinking vineyard and we've been more than impressed by the results so far. This unique release offers a hint of the cooler side of Thistledown's Barossa Shiraz. A near perfect growing season resulted in beautifully balanced, intense yet aromatic and ele…
Thistledown, Bachelors Block Single Site Ebenezer Shiraz, 2017 (Case) Thistledown, Bachelors Block Single Site Ebenezer Shiraz, 2017 (Case)
Per Bottle: £34.67
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A complex and savoury nose with hints of graphite, liquorice, spice and blackberry. The palate is well balanced with dense, smoky black fruits and beautifully polished, glossy tannins that provide a mouthfilling yet succulent, energetic finish.
Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache Rosé, 2019 (Case) Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache Rosé, 2019 (Case)
Per Bottle: £10.83
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A pale yet vibrant pink, the aromas are all wild strawberries with hints of citrus. The palate is crisp and dry with tangy raspberry scented fruit with a mouth watering, moreish finish
Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache, Barossa and McLaren Vale, 2018 (Case) Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache, Barossa and McLaren Vale, 2018 (Case)
Per Bottle: £21.67
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Grenache is Australia�s signature grape variety and Thistledown are slightly obsessed with it. Utilising a range of premium vineyards across South Australia, they've crafted a wine that captures all that is good about Grenache. Aromatic, deceptively light but with beautiful wild fruit, and slurpy, supple tannins.
Thistledown, Sands of Time Single Vineyard Old Vine Grenache, Blewitt Springs, 2017 (Case) Thistledown, Sands of Time Single Vineyard Old Vine Grenache, Blewitt Springs, 2017 (Case)
Per Bottle: £34.67
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Sourced from their favourite vineyard in the world renowned Blewitt Springs sub-region of McLaren Vale, this is a delightfully mid-weight wine whose subtle layers of fruit lend it a persistence that belies its appearance. Hand-picking and a very gentle winemaker process produce a wine that is a faithful expression of the site � beautiful, haunting aromatics, fine sandy tannins and wonderful, memor…
Thistledown, Shes Electric Single Vineyard Grenache, 2018 (Case) Thistledown, Shes Electric Single Vineyard Grenache, 2018 (Case)
Per Bottle: £24.67
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Wines always taste better when there is a good story behind it and She's Electric is no exception. In the vineyard where the grapes are sourced from is an overhead power cable...It turns out that there had been a power cut and during the power outage, some birds had perched on the lines. As the electricity surged through the line again, a combustible bird fell to the ground and set light to the vi…
Thistledown, Suilven Chardonnay, 2017 (Case) Thistledown, Suilven Chardonnay, 2017 (Case)
Per Bottle: £34.67
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Refreshing white fruits, with a hint of spice and light oaking on the nose. Zippy acidity, white and stone fruits such as peach, and some minerality adding some textur
Thistledown, The Basket Case, Shiraz, 2014 (Case) Thistledown, The Basket Case, Shiraz, 2014 (Case)
Per Bottle: £16.50
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Glossy, soft and perfumed with lush black fruits and a creamy, liquoricey palate.
Thistledown, The Cunning Plan, Shiraz, 2016 (Case) Thistledown, The Cunning Plan, Shiraz, 2016 (Case)
Per Bottle: £13.33
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Great depth of lush black fruits coupled with a floral, succulent palate, hints of blueberry and spice.
Thistledown, The Great Escape Chardonnay, 2015 (Case) Thistledown, The Great Escape Chardonnay, 2015 (Case)
Per Bottle: £13.33
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Citrussy, subtle oak influence and a bright yet creamy palate.
Thistledown, The Thorny Devil Grenache, 2016 (Case) Thistledown, The Thorny Devil Grenache, 2016 (Case)
Per Bottle: £14.17
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Packing the characteristic Barossa punch, this delicately hued red is otherwise very elegant with vibrant wild strawberry, spice and silky texture.
Thistledown, The Vagabond, Grenache, 2015 (Case) Thistledown, The Vagabond, Grenache, 2015 (Case)
Per Bottle: £17.33
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A beautifully balanced red, made by Australian winemaker, Peter Leske, this wine has supple, violet scented, red fruits, subtle savoury oak character and a warm silky finish.
Thistledown, This Charming Man Single Vineyard Old Vine Grenache, Clarendon, McLaren Vale, 2018 (Case) Thistledown, This Charming Man Single Vineyard Old Vine Grenache, Clarendon, McLaren Vale, 2018 (Case)
Per Bottle: £34.67
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On a beautiful hillside in the Clarendon sub-region of McLaren Vale, three generations of the Smart family have devoted their lives to Grenache. Decades have passed where precious few valued their crop and yet they endured. That this remarkable vineyard has sustained is down to one man, Bernard Smart and this wine pays homage to this charming man. From a near perfect vintage for the site, this win…
Thistledown, Vagabond Grenache Blewitt Springs, 2017 (Case) Thistledown, Vagabond Grenache Blewitt Springs, 2017 (Case)
Per Bottle: £20.67
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A beautifully balanced red, this is an unusually elegant take on Grenache with an almost Pinot like delicacy, the wine is violet scented with bright red fruit on the palate, subtle savoury oak and a warm silky finish. Food Matchi

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