2006 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Sauvignon Blanc

The 2008 release Sauvignon Blanc shows restraint and elegance with crisp, fresh flavours ranging from citrus to gooseberry characters. This medium bodied wine shows a green- yellow clarity, and offers a complex mid pallet with length of fruit on the finish. Superb drinking now. Screwcap

Partner With:

Poached mussels, ginger prawns, marinated calamari, sautéed scallops, fish sautéed in lemongrass and ginger, blue swimmer crabs.

2005 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Chardonnay

90/100
James Halliday. Australian Wine Companion 2008

A medium to full- bodied wine, beautifully constructed with a seamless fusion of fruit and oak. A bright, clear, green – yellow, and intense melon, citrus and nectarine flavours lingering. Great balance and finish. Screwcap

Partner With:

Salmon risotto, fish quenelles in white sauce, seared tuna, chicken ravioli, smoked chicken.

 

2004 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees La douceur Semillon

Medium –light yellow – green; a luscious bouquet offering hints of mandarin, peach and dried fruit flavours. A late harvest style wine with just enough sweetness.

Partner With:

Desserts, cheese platters

 

2007 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Rose
Bronze Medal - Ballarat Wines Show 2007

87/100
James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2009

'A bone dry, spicy, savoury style with some vague overtones of Southern Rhone Rose'

The 2007 Shiraz Rose is the first of its kind made by Kara KaraWinery. An elegant wine made to drink young and fresh.

Attractive, vivid, clean cherry and respberry fruit, yet it is not heavy or sweet.Perfect balance and mouthfeel.

Partner With:

Thai, light spring / summer lunches, a relaxing sofisticated drink that pleases your tastebuds.

2004 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Cabernet Sauvignon
***** 94/100 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2007
Bronze Medal: Victorian Wine Show 2005 & Ballarat Wine Show 2005

Both 2002 & 2004 vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon display a garnet- red colour & rich berry- fruit aroma. Restrained and elegant, the palate is full- bodied, with oak tannins balanced by a vibrant acidity. Offering good drinking now, both the 2002 & 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon Vintages will continue to mature whilst holding their structure well. Cellar until 2012. Partner With: Garlic and herb studded leg of lamb, rib of veal, venison with juniper berry sauce, hard cheeses.

2005 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Cabernet Sauvignon / Shiraz

Elegant, Clean, soft, rich and rounded wine; spice, plums, blackberry and mocha. Fine tannins with good texture and mouthfeel. Screwcap

Partner with:

Roast fillet of beef, rack of lamb, spiced lamb kababs, aged chesse

 

 

2002 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Shiraz

**** 90 / 100 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2006

Gold Award: Pyrenees & Grampians Western District Wine Challenge 2005

Gold Medal: Ballarat Wine Show 2006

Silver Medal: Rutherglen Wine Show 2006

Bronze Medal: Ballarat Wine Show 2004

Bronze Medal: Victorian Wine Show 2004

Bronze Medal: Victorian Wine Show 2005

Bronze Medal: Ballarat Wine Show 2005

2004 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Shiraz

***** 94/100 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2007

Bronze Medal: Victorian Wine Show 2005

Bronze Medal: Ballarat Wine Show 2005

The 2002 & 2004 Shiraz Vintages are full to the brim with ripe berry fruits underpinned by robust, dark roast flavours, and enhanced by a hint of vanilla and spice. This varietal will continue to grow in stature for the next three years. Cellar until 2014.

Partner With:

Flamed grilled rump steak, braised ox cheek, marinated venison, beef fillets, game meats, hard cheeses.

2004 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve

Bright, deep red – purple; the bouquet offers gently ripe blackcurrent and mulburry fruit together with a hint of ceder; the classy, sophisticated and supple palate has an excellent flow and mouthfeel.

Partner With:

Roast Leg Lamb, beef in red wine, rare eye fillet

 

2004 Kara Kara Estate Pyrenees Shiraz Reserve

Excellent, deep red- purple; sweet blackberry, plum, redcurrent and licorice aromas flow through into the palate with excellent intensity, weight and concentration. A well balanced wine with fruit supported by oak and firm tannins.

Partner With:

Marinated beef, yearling beef, lamb shanks, braised oxtail.