Sunnycliff Estate exhibits all the warm and generous flavours for which Australian wines are renowned. The name Sunnycliff exemplifies the sunny nature of these wines, which are styled with a mind to the easy going Australian lifestyle. The name is also a nod to the sunny cliffs seen on the banks of the Murray River, near where these wines are grown and crafted.
Sunnycliff Estate wines are consistent in quality and style - vintage after vintage. The combination of skilled winemaking, coupled with leading edge viticulture, all contribute to the quality of these contemporary Australian wines.
- Established - 1989
- Wine Region – Murray Darling, Victoria near Mildura
- Winemakers – Frank Newman, assisted by Aidan Menzies. Viticulturist – Craig Thornton
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Pale straw with a fine bead. Delicate aromas with notes of lemon, Camembert and crusty bread. Finely balanced with a soft but fresh finish, the complex flavour roll into a mouth-filling and slowly melt away. Ready to enjoy now, serve chilled. Tasting notes.
Zingy and flavoursome with citrus, passionfruit and lychee, a touch of minerality and a crisp, refreshing finish. Perfect now served chilled with sashimi, goats cheese soufflé or summer salads. Tasting notes. Request prior tasting notes.
Several yeast strains, including wild yeasts were used to ferment this wine, giving a complex chardonnay with stonefruit and subtle nutty flavours. Enjoy now with chicken salad, grilled fish or creamy pasta dishes. Tasting notes. Request prior tasting notes.
Mellow Merlot - with cherry, blueberry, chocolate and fruitcake flavours and soft oak. Delicious now or over the coming 4 years with lamb or vegetarian pasta. Tasting notes. Request prior tasting note.
Matured in French and American oak. Rich red berry fruits with hints of vanilla and spice. Juicy ripe berry flavours with subtle oak. Well-structured and good length. Try with Porterhouse steak or hard cheeses such as aged cheddar. Tasting notes. Request prior notes.
A classic Aussie blend of 65% Shiraz and 35% Cabernet. Plum and spicy nuances with a touch of vanilla to the fore. Ripe cherry flavours are balance by subtle oak and soft tannins. Ideal now with hearty stews or stroganoff. Tasting notes. Request prior tasting notes.
Matured in French and American oak, this wine has ripe berry, spice and a hint of dark chocolate. Well-structured with toasty oak and fine tannins, it pairs well with slow cooked lamb or stir fry dishes. Tasting notes. Request prior tasting notes.