- Type: Red
- Country: Australia
- Region: South Australia
- Vintage: 2016
- Producer: Chalk Hill
- Primary grape: Barbera
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £14.40
- Code: 28541
- 2018, Silver Sommelier Wine Awards 2019
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Spicy, peppery, warming reds
- Brie de Meaux, creamy blue cheeses e.g. cambozola. Emmenthal, Cheshire. Mature hard cheeses e.g. Cheddar. Munster
- Black pepper, cloves, coriander, fennel, ginger, nutmeg, paprika, rosemary, thyme
- Seared, grilled, roasted, braised game: boar, duck, goose, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb, sausages
- BBQ, bolognese, creambased sauces, lasagna, pepper or chilli sauces to turn up the heat
- Spicy wine intensifies heat with Mexican mole, Tex-Mex or dishes with chipotle peppers, chilli con carne.
- Spicy salads that support meat or spices e.g. red pepper, black bean and sweetcorn. Stuffed aubergine
About the Wine
This lovely red Wine by Chalk Hill is crafted in the McLaren Vale area of South Australia. This wine is exclusive to Matthew Clark, you won't find it at multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, distributed in the UK by Chalk Hill. Chalk Hill Barbera, McLaren Vale is an inspired wine, made from Barbera grapes. This screwcap wine is like many wines in our list, this wine is suitable for vegan diets. Rich with a touch of spice, try with rich meat dishes, game or wild mushrooms.
Barbera produces good yields and is known for deep color, full body, low tannins and high levels of acid. There is a wide range of wines from medium bodied, fruity wines to more intense examples.
- Black Pepper
- Dried Herbs
- Tart Cherry
Recognised as a 5 star red winery in Halliday’s Wine Companion for the last 6 years, Chalk Hill is small, creating wines of real substance. Hirsch, Winemaker, focuses on producing wines which are pure, balanced and reflective of the vineyards and region they come from. Two of the vineyards are certified organic, the remaining following soon. Chalk Hill first planted Barbera in the region in 1998 and now also have Vermentino, Fiano, Tempranillo and Graciano – all show wonderful potential.
Australia is at the start of an exciting wine journey. Having been a successful wine growing country with their classic punchy style, we are now seeing more experimentation and diversity, and it's for the better.Explore Australia