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|
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 ...
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.
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.
Sangiovese, Italy Sweetness: 0 Alcohol: 14% Oak: Yes Body: Full Cherry, cranberry, & subtle earth aromas; cherry, red currant, raspberry flavours, velvety texture & a hint of cocoa.
|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.
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.
Riesling, California Sweetness: 2 Alcohol: 12.5% Oak: No Body: Medium Fresh citrus & apple aromas & flavours, with subtle mineral & apricot notes, & ample acidity.
Viognier, California Sweetness: 2 Alcohol: 13.5% Oak: No Body: Medium Luscious aromas of ripe melon, honeysuckle, & citrus notes, with touches of juicy peach & apricot on the palate.
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 ...
Müller-Thurgau, thought to be a cross between Riesling and Silvaner, was developed by Dr. Hermann Müller, who was born in the Swiss canton of Thurgau. This aromatic wine has fruity flavours of peach, apple, and pear, and a touch of floral, along with an off-dry, soft, smooth mouth-feel. Drink while ...
|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.
|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 ...