Giaconda

Australian Winemaker of the Year 2003 - Gourmet Traveller Magazine
Top 10 World's Best White Wine Makers 2006 - Decanter Magazine
"Exceptional" (Chardonnay); "Excellent" (Warner Vineyard Shiraz) - Langton's Fine Wine Classification IV
5 Star Winery - Halliday Wine Companion

"These wines have a super-cult status and, given the tiny production, are extremely difficult to find; they are sold chiefly through restaurants and by mail order. All have a cosmopolitan edge befitting Rick Kinzbrunner's international winemaking experience. The Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are made in contrasting styles: the Chardonnay tight and reserved, the Pinot Noir more variable, but usually opulent and ripe." - James Halliday

 

  • [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Nantua Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

    [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Nantua Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

    Region: VIC- Beechworth
    Farming Vegan-friendly Organic Sustainably-made

    This is a new wine for the 2014 vintage. Perhaps this is what Rumpole meant when searching for a "cheeky railway claret." In this instance, there is a clear expression of the complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon: cedar, violets, dark red and black fruits,...

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    $44.00
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  • [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Nantua Shiraz 2014

    [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Nantua Shiraz 2014

    Region: VIC- Beechworth
    Farming Vegan-friendly Organic Sustainably-made

    "This is a new wine for the 2014 vintage. A moreish wine, destined to be consumed over the next few years. Combines white pepper, red cherry fruit and raspberries with briary stem notes and seductive floral overtones. The impact of this wine is both...

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    $44.00
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  • Giaconda Cabernet 2001

    [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Cabernet 2001

    Region: VIC- Alpine Valley

    "Classical, aristocratic and almost essential cabernet with pure, pristine fruit, superb oak handling and assertive, firm tannins that will soften over time. Its dusty, cedary, chocolate-like and lightly herbal aromas of violets, cassis and dark plums...

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    $85.00
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  • Giaconda Chardonnay 2001

    [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Chardonnay 2001

    Region: VIC- Alpine Valley

    Jeremy Oliver 91 points!My pick as Australi's finest chardonnay, extraordinarily structured and complete, expressing a heritage more Burgundian than Australian. From Rick Kinzbrunner at Beechworth in Victoria. Jeremy Oliver's Australian Wine Annual 2004

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    $165.00
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  • Giaconda Shiraz Warner Vineyard 2001

    [SOLD-OUT] Giaconda Shiraz Warner Vineyard 2001

    Region: VIC- Alpine Valley

    Jeremy Oliver Rating 96!"Presenting an exceptional balance between almost flagrant fruit intensity and its lingering savoury finish, this wonderfully concentrated and elegant shiraz offers a perfume of violets, sweet scents of animal hide and freshly...

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    $125.00
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