Carillion Wines

The Carillion Origins Range are single vineyard expressions selected from the most premium parcels and designed to express the characters of each region, variety and terroir. Tim Davis leads the charge as vigneron with Andrew Ling working as winemaker close by his side. 


2019 Carillion Wines Origins Fenestella Shiraz, Hunter Valley
95 Points 

This wine is in its ninth vintage and 2019 was a pretty spectacular year to showcase its beauty. Sourced from the Tallavera Grove vineyard, Fenestella refers to the 300 million year old fossils found throughout the block. Blackcurrants wrapped in soft red licorice and raspberry straps, the wine has alluring fresh sage, brooding black cherry pits and ground allspice. Experiencing this wine can be likened to looking into a deep well of fruit and spice. It goes on and on. With gossamer tannins from second and third use oak puncheons and that elegant line of Hunter acidity, the wine is drinking superbly now but has an exciting journey beyond here. Drink on its own because it’s such a true pleasure but would equally go very nicely with an aged cheddar toastie. Bliss.


2019 Origins Feldspars Shiraz, Orange
93 Points

This wine is in its tenth vintage with fruit sourced from the cool and high reaching Orange region, grown on ancient basalt volcanic soils. The wine showcases a perfume of violets and lilacs, concentrated black raspberries and elderberries. Crushed carbon graphite and wisps of clove studs open into blackcurrant leaf and olive tapenade. Powdery tannins sit on the middle palate and that pronounced inorganic graphite lingers on. This is a wine to ponder, offering up riddles to have you mulling over for days. Drink with tender lamb loin and dark leafy greens.

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