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Vibrant Verdelhos

When you think of Hunter Valley wine, Semillon, Shiraz and Chardonnay probably all come to mind but have you tried our vibrant Verdelhos? While Verdelho may not command the same level of recognition as our esteemed Semillon and Chardonnay varietals, it doesn't aspire to. Rather, it holds its own as a delightful introductory wine, particularly suited for those seeking an occasional indulgence. Bursting with vibrant and robust flavours reminiscent of a refreshing fruit salad, it embodies the essence of vitality in every sip. Verdelho isn't a wine meant for deep contemplation; rather, it beckons you to share its convivial nature with friends, offering a perfect accompaniment to moments of relaxation and camaraderie. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised by how swiftly each glass is savoured and enjoyed in the company of loved ones. Here are some of our top picks for Vibrant Hunter Verdelhos 

Margan White Label Verdelho

This Summer at Margan they are all about their vibrant single-vineyard White Label Verdelho! From the low-yielding old vines of their sustainably farmed Saxonvale vineyard (planted 1960s), this Verdelho is textural, zippy, and refreshing, with fruit characters of stone-fruit, nashi pear and spice. A great all-round food wine, enjoy Margans Saxonvale Verdelho in Margan Restaurant with hand-rolled gnocchi and fresh tomato and basil harvest from the kitchen garden. Delicious!

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Bimbadgen Growers Verdelho

A tropical taste of the Hunter this Verdelho offers immense drinkability at a price to please. Vibrant lemon and lime aromas as well as lifted tropical fruits and floral nuances make for an enticing nose. The palate displays a vivid tropical appeal balanced with freshness and acidity. Available both at the Cellar Door and online here.

Boydell’s Verdelho

Boydell's honours the diversity and quality of verdelho grown on the farm in East Gresford producing four styles. Their unique Sparkling Verdelho is an all-time favourite with its soft bubbles; the Estate Verdelho is made in the classic style; Barrington Verdelho is a little more hands-off, contemporary & textural; with Boydell's Fortified Verdelho for cheeses, and chocolate or coffee desserts. Try the whole range to discover if you have a favourite or simply love them all in the cellar door or order online here. 

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Tulloch Range Verdelho 

The reliable icon! Verdelho has a special place in Tulloch’s heart; they have been producing the fresh, tropical and unoaked varietal for what seems like a lifetime. The popularity of the Tulloch Range Verdelho is an intrinsic part of the Hunter Valley story, with its distinctive fruit-forward flavours and fresh zesty finish. The Tulloch Range Verdelho is the ultimate all-rounder for food pairings, but the team at Tulloch often enjoy it most with Asian-fusion dishes (that have a bit of bite to them!). Serving with a crispy chicken, chilli and basil stir-fry showcases the flavour of the food while softening the intensity of heat. Grab yours in the cellar door or online today for just $17 a bottle!

Tulloch Verscato

Tulloch’s Verscato is Verdelho with a celebratory twist! Heading to the beach or afternoon get-together, the lightly sparkling Verscato is a true summer essential. It’s Verdelho made in a Moscato style; The Verscato is approachable with a balance of sweet and dry that is truly a breath of fresh air. Aromas of violets, rose petals and Turkish delight evoke the feeling of a sunny, summer morning that lifts the spirits. With Verscato in your glass, it's as if you're sipping on summer itself. Whether enjoyed on a sunlit terrace or served alongside a leisurely cheese and charcuterie board, Verscato allows you to savour the vibrancy and beauty of summer with every sip.

Tempus Two Copper Verdelho

Scoring an impressive 94 points at Wine Showcase’s latest review, the 2023 Tempus Two Copper Verdelho is the perfect wine to sip on this summer. This refreshing white is full of delicious citrus layered over pineapple, an elegant palate weight and vibrant acidity, all combined for a charming finish. Pair with an antipasto platter poolside for the ultimate summer afternoon. The 2022 Tempus Two Copper Verdelho won the J.Y. (Jay) Tulloch Trophy at the 2022 Hunter Valley Wine Show. 

First Creek Classic Verdelho

Rigorous fruit selection forms the basis of these outstanding varietal wines. Made from single region source, this range is an outstanding example of wines which appeal to both critics and consumers alike. The overall fruit quality, oak usage and balance within these wines is immediately evident upon first taste, convincing all consumers this is a must have wine to include in your fridge or cellar, all for just thirty dollars per bottle. This wine also won the J.Y. (Jay) Tulloch Trophy at the 2023 Hunter Valley Wine Show. 

Savannah Estate Verdelho

Savour the summer heat with Savannah Estate’s 2023 Hunter Valley Verdelho, a tantalising companion for warm evenings. Pair its vibrant tropical fruit notes with grilled shrimp tacos or a tangy Thai green papaya salad, igniting your palate with every taste.


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