6 Week Ultra-Premium Wines
From the full-bodied and robust, to the soft and refined, Cru Select™ wines are a delightful dinner companion and a real treasure for wine enthusiasts looking to complete their personal cellar. Our 12-litre Cru Select Specialty wine kits contain and produce 12 litres of product and are made to the same exacting standards of all of our wine kits. No addition of water is required, allowing for a simplified winemaking process. You will find that these rich and complex specialty wine kits will allow you to create some truly unique and distinctive wines. Our 16-litre Cru Select wine kits make 23 litres and are made to exacting standards – with pure varietal grape juice in addition to European and Australian grape concentrates (no sugar is added or required)! Many of our wine kits include toasted oak chips to impart rich, succulent shades of oak and smokey vanilla. The result is superb wine you will be delighted to share with friends and family. We offer a diverse collection of white and red premium varieties from around the world – from the noble Chardonnay to the alluring Amarone – you’ll discover all Cru Select wines have just the right body, flavour, clarity and bouquet to satisfy even the most discerning palate. Six weeks takes you from the box to bottling where you’ll find Cru Select wonderfully delectable. We do, however, recommend your patience, because the gift of time will reward you with a wine of elegance, finesse and character. With Cru Select, the best is yet to come.
Malbec, Argentina Sweetness: 0 Alcohol: 13.5% Oak: Yes Body: Full Blackberry & dark plum, with notes of vanilla, licorice, spice, & smooth tannins to finish.
|Australia Cabernet Sauvignon|
Deep ruby colour with black currant, eucalyptus and cedar nose. A rich, full-bodied wine with silky tannins, ripe black fruit and oak. Excellent with wild game, steaks and roast beef. Also great with full flavoured pastas and aged firm cheeses. Includes premium American oak.
|Australia Cabernet Shiraz Merlot|
A rich, full-bodied wine with ripe fruit such as plum and blackberry, a spicy nose and silky tannins complemented by toasted oak. Superb choice for beef tenderloin and spicy red meats. Includes premium American toasted oak and Elderberries.
Big, dry and intense is the best way to describe this Australian red. The slightly spicy dry wine with white peppery bouquet has intense flavours of black currants, black berries and plums. Grilled pepper steak and beef tenderloin wrapped in bacon are excellent matches for this bold wine. Includes premium ...
California Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot This popular blend combines the plump, fruity, earlier ageing Merlot grape with the robust Cabernet Sauvignon grape for a powerful match.
|California Cabernet Sauvignon|
California Cabernet Sauvignon Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks The noble California red grape. Rich in tannis, it produces a deep, full-bodied wine with intense aroma and flavour. A robust wine, perfect with red meat or wild game. Best when aged for several months.
California Merlot Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks The plump, lush fruitness of this respected grape translates into a wine which perfectly balances berry and spice flavours with a smooth, supple texture. Mouth-filling and delicious; a standout with grilled meats.
|California Pinot Noir|
This New World California style Pinot Noir features a bouquet of rich tobacco and ripe dark cherries. The, hint of oak and velvety tannins on the palate are a pleasant surprise. Food Pairings: Pairs well with duck breast and pomegranate citrus glaze or pancetta-wrapped grilled turkey.
A hardy red wine with characteristics of blackberries, licorice and spices on the nose and the palate. Enjoy at release or age for several months. This bold red is a fantastic accompaniment to traditional beef stews and meat lovers pizza. Includes premium American toasted oak.
A wonderfully soft, round wine with slightly sweet black berry fruit aromas and flavours. This wine has a lush rich texture and is nicely balanced. A great sipping wine that matches well with roasts and prime rib cooked to perfection. Includes premium American toasted oak.
The rich black fruits of Cabernet, along with the spice and full mouth-feel of the Malbec, and the smooth plumy fruit notes of the Carmenere showcase a perfect balance of flavour, texture and structure to this blend. Heat up the grill and enjoy with steaks, lamb chops and cheese burgers.
Chilean Carmenère Deep crimson, with dark cherry aroma, red fruits and berry notes running to a smoky, spicy finish with notes of dark chocolate and tobacco. With medium body and moderate tannins, Carmenre drinks well young and improves with age. Drink with grilled beef, pizza, or dark chocolate.
Powerful fruit and spice flavour, with mellow tannins for a supple finish. Deserves ageing, but will develop quicker than Cabernet Sauvignon and will stand up to the same food pairings.
|French Cabernet Sauvignon|
Cabernet Sauvignon, France Sweetness: 0 Alcohol: 13% Oak: Yes Body: Medium Cherry & black fruit aromas with solid flavours of blackcurrant & plum, rich vanilla oak & firm tannins.
Sweetness: 0 Alcohol: 13% Oak: Yes Body: Medium A medium-bodied wine with the rich juicy flavours of red berries, plum and black pepper. This wine is a great partner for lamb, roasts, hamburgers and pastas. Includes premium American regular and toasted oak.
|Italian Amarone |
Almost black in colour and a nose of spice, tar and dried berries. Rich flavours of dried fruit and prunes typical of wines made from dried grapes. Robust pastas, braised meats and hearty beef stews pair well with this smooth wine. Includes premium Hungarian oak.
This deep ruby red wine with aromas of tobacco, ripe plums and black cherries will remind you of Tuscany. The palate offers explosive notes of blackberries, prunes, and vanilla. Food Pairings Serve with penne alla vodka or chicken parmigiana.
An aroma reminiscent of farm fresh cherries backed by streaks of dark chocolate. Toasted oak on the palate helps it age into an Italian style wine of award winning potential. Fermenting your wine on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins will add deep hues, enhance the bouquet, and promote chewy tannins ...
Nebbiolo Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks Large and robust, this style is the one that lovers of big wines are looking for. Made famous in Italy's Piedmont region - highly regarded for its finest wines - this Barolo is rich in flavour and deep in colour, with a rounded oak ...
|New Zealand Pinot Noir|
Pinot Noir, New Zealand Sweetness: 0 Alcohol: 13% Oak: Yes Body: Medium Cherry aromas with soft earthy notes. Raspberry & cherry flavours with light oaky spice.
Valroza™ Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks Italian style wine with a delicate bouquet and a rich texture. Ruby red colour. Fragrant and fruity. The addition of oak enhances its aroma.
|Vieux Chateau du Roi|
Vieux Chateau du Roi Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks Full-bodied, yet soft and quick to mature, this is the perennially popular French red wine blend that continues to keep them coming back with its smooth, easy charms. A Winexpert specialty blending a host of grape varieties, each contributing to the ...
This modern New World white highlights the apricot and floral notes of Viognier, the minerality of Riesling, and the tropical aromas of Chardonnay. Food Pairings Serve with chicken and root vegetables or grilled fish, potato and mushrooms.
|Australia Viognier/Pinot Gris|
This popular Australian white blend is extremely aromatic, opening with apricots and pear notes and finishing on a refreshing fruit forward note. Food Pairings Serve with roasted turkey and dried fruit sauce or spicy fish cakes.
A full-bodied, rich and creamy Chardonnay with flavours of ripe apple, pineapple and tropical fruit. The addition of oak compliments the wine with complex characteristics including butter, oak, butterscotch and vanilla. Enjoy with chicken Kiev, rich cream sauces over pasta and white meats, smoked fish, lobster dipped in butter.
Australian Traminer-Riesling Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks The lively golden hue reveals a combination of floral notes and apple crispness with perfumed headiness of lychee, rose petals, and hints of passion fruit. The long finish and medium body makes a great off-dry wine for sipping. Excellent with Asian cuisine, soft ...
California Chardonnay Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks Full of citrus and tropical fruit flavours and warm vanilla oak
Riesling, California Sweetness: 2 Alcohol: 12.5% Oak: No Body: Medium Fresh citrus & apple aromas & flavours, with subtle mineral & apricot notes, & ample acidity.
|California Suavignon Blanc|
California Sauvignon Blanc Crisp and flavourful, this popular grape varietal has distinctive and immediately recognizable aroma and flavour characteristics. The famous grassy, herbaceous bouquet and flinty aftertaste are here, with the generous acidity that is typical of the grape. Steely, grassy, and defiantly dry, nothing can complement a meal better ...
California Symphony A white wine with the incredibly intense aromas of melon, grapefruit, mango, peach, banana and papaya. The fruity character picks up a strong backbone from the good acidity, and hint of tannin, carried over from the Grenache Gris grape.
Perfume notes of floral and spice are very typical of this varietal with plenty of tropical fruit on the palate. The touch of sweetness in the wine marries well with Asian dishes, spicy and Cajun flavoured fish and chicken, also try with salty appetizers. Includes Sweet Reserve Pack, Dryness code ...
|Italian Pinot Grigio|
This wine is dry, crisp and fresh with a gentle floral bouquet. Subtle tropical fruit flavours are complimented by hints of spice. Light and elegant, this wine is perfect to enjoy with a meal or all on its own. Delicious with shellfish and lightly spiced chicken.
Luna Bianca Selection™ Ready in 6 weeks Winexpert's biggest, boldest white wine ever. In the spirit of the great full-bodied Chardonnays of California and Australia, Luna Bianca is lush, golden and rich. Dense, luscious, buttery aromas dance up from the glass. Flavours of tropical fruits blend with the vanilla-oak backing.
|New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc|
A classic racy and flavourful New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with gentle aromas of fresh cut grass with gooseberry, asparagus, passion fruit, melon and citrus notes. Many of these aromas are carried through to the palate. Please enjoy this refreshing wine young. Fabulous with goat cheese, asparagus, summer salads and chicken ...