The Carlton Restaurant

Australian Wines Red

BAROSSA VALLEY BAROSSA  “ESTATE” SHIRAZ13 – “Berry and cherry flavors have an appealing tang, showing fresh herb accents of sage and rosemary, with a warm, toasty finish where the tannins add appealing grip.”………37.99

BEN GLAETZER’S “THE WALLACE” BAROSSA SHIRAZ-GRENACHE’10 – Deep colour; dark and tarry in personality, with roasted meats, black fruits and ample big-boned tannins; the earthy component alongside a light red fruit lift appears unencumbered by heavy handed winemaking, and the finish is fresh and appealing as a result.”…….52.99

BOOKPURNONG HILL RIVERLAND “BLOCK 267” RED TABLE’99 – CELLAR AGED SELECTION – “Tasty stuff, soft, supple and generous with its blackberry, violet, vanilla and spice flavors, which echo nicely on the silky, round finish.…88.99

ELDERTON ESTATE BAROSSA “ASHMEAD” “SINGLE VINEYARD” CABERNET SAUVIGNON’09 – The 2009 Ashmead Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from a single estate owned block that was planted prior to WWII. Deep garnet-purple colored, it offers lovely vanilla and spice notes over a core of black currants and blackberries with hints of pencil shavings and cedar. Medium to full bodied, it is both rich and nicely poised on the palate with a solid backbone of medium-firm fine grained tannins, crisp acid and a long and spicy finish.”………149.99

ELDERTON ESTATE BAROSSA  CABERNET SAUVIGNON’09 – “Deep garnet-purple in color and packed with vibrant cassis and warm blueberry notes mixed together with underlying spice cake and vanilla hints, the medium to full-bodied 2012 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is quite structured in the mouth by firm, fine tannins and lively acidity. It finishes with good length.”………59.99

ELDERTON ESTATE BAROSSA “COMMAND” SHIRAZ’09 – “
Deep garnet, the nose of the still youthful 2009 Command Shiraz reveals a lot of oak with a good core of cedar, black berry preserves, pepper, cinnamon stick, cloves and vanilla plus a whiff of mocha.  Full bodied and powerful in the mouth, it offers a great concentration of licorice and vanilla flavors in the mouth complementing the pure berry richness with firm, rounded tannins and crisp acid supporting, finishing long and cedary. With the oak standing out at the moment.”………129.99

ELDERTON ESTATE BAROSSA “ODE TO LORRAINE” CABERNET BLEND’09 – “A blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Shiraz and 9% Merlot, the 2009 Ode to Lorraine has a deep garnet-purple color and aromas of warm cassis, mulberries and anise with touches of prunes, Ceylon tea and tobacco. Full-bodied and voluptuous in the mouth, it has a moderate level of velvety tannins and enlivening acidity, finishing with persistent savory notes.”………99.99

HICKINBOTHAM McCLAREN “TRUEMAN” CABERNET SAUVIGNON’13 – “Plump blackberry, cherry and toasted rye bread flavors are supported by a muscular backbone of tannins, set in a velvety texture. Black tea and licorice details lend a refined element to the long finish.”………..139.99

HICKINBOTHAM McCLAREN “REVIVALIST” MERLOT’13 – “Graceful and perfumed, with notes of candied violet and gingerbread adding richness to the plum, cassis, fudge and black walnut liqueur flavors. Features dense, polished tannins and a long, lingering finish.”………..139.99

MR. RIGGS MCCLAREN “THE GAFFER” SHRIAZ’13……………….36.99

MOLLYDOOKER MCCLAREN VALE “MAITRE D” CABERNET SAVIGNON’14 – “A rather chunky Cabernet this one, a wine that, like a good maitre’d, seems pretty assured of what it’s meant to be doing… The joy of a wine like this though is that whilst it is rich and exuberant it’s also a wine of voluptuousness and fun – a generous wine meant to be drunk immediately (and with gusto).”………59.99

MOLLYDOOKER MCCLAREN VALE “THE SCOOTER” MERLOT’13 – “Plump, spicy and generous, with ripe currant fruit and notes of savory red pepper and pink peppercorn adding to the supple finish.”………55.99

MOLLYDOOKER MCCLAREN VALE “TWO LEFT FEET” CABERNET -SHIRAZ’14………………….59.99

PENFOLDS SOUTH EASTERN  “BIN 389” CABERNET SAUVIGNON-SHIRAZ’13  –  A blend of 54% Cabernet Sauvignon and 46% Shiraz made with fruit from Wrattonbully, Barossa, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Robe that was aged 12 months in American oak hogsheads, 40% of which were new, the deep garnet-purple colored 2012 Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz is slightly closed with the Cabernet / cassis leading the nose marked by warm red and black plums, Mediterranean herbs, pepper and cedar. In the mouth notes of vanilla and cedar wrap around the warm black fruit core that is framed by firm, chewy tannins and just enough acid. It finishes long.”………89.99

PETER LEHMAN BAROSSA “CLANCY’SSHIRAZ BLEND14………35.99

SCHILD ESTATE BAROSSA CABERNET SAUVIGNON’12Firm in texture, with wet earth and green bean overtones to the red berry flavors, finishing with finesse. Lingers well.”……….49.99

SCHILD ESTATE BAROSSA “G.M.S.”’12  –  Dark, focused and distinctive, with smoky, licorice-accented plum and currant flavors, dancing with relative lightness over refined tannins on the harmonious finish. Grenache, Mourvèdre and Shiraz.”…………..33.99

SCHILD ESTATE BAROSSA MERLOT’11………..48.99

SCHILD BAROSSA VALLEY BEN SCHILD RESERVESHIRAZ’10 Dark and peppery, smooth and supple, layering black cherry and licorice flavors on a plump frame, finishing with length. Has depth and presence.”……99.99