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 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.
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.
|Italian Rosso Grande|
Deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma and bursting with vibrant flavours of ripe berries and black cherries. This is classic, food-friendly Italian style red wine. Food Pairings Great with meaty pizza or pasta and tomato sauce.
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 ...
|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.
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.
|German Riesling/Traminer |
The fresh, crisp flavours of Riesling combined with the exotic spiciness of Gewürztraminer produce a dry wine with immense character and a well-balanced finish. Food Pairings Try it with fried mackerel and cilantro sauce or pork chops and sticky rice.
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.
|Italy Style Bella Bianco|
This modern and bold Italian style white blend is extraordinarily rich, with buttery aromas and flavours that are balanced by lush tropical fruit and full oak character. Food Pairings Enjoy with shellfish, baked ham or medium cheddar cheese.
|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 ...