Personality Series Mixed Dozen
The Personality Series is inspired by the culture and history that has been created through the years at Nugan Estate. Each wine carries a true story which is a reflection of the personalities that have helped develop this fantastic single vineyard range. These quality wines are created by using a combination of minimal cropping levels in the vineyard and the experience of our winemaking team.
2 x Bossy Boots Sauvignon Blanc
2 x Dreamer’s Chardonnay
2 x Drover’s Hut Chardonnay
3 x Scruffy’s Shiraz
3 x Stomper’s Cabernet Sauvignon
The Nugan Estate Single Vineyard mixed dozen showcases the best wines from our range. Using only the best varietals from Australia’s finest wine growing regions, these wines have been carefully crafted by our team. Our Chief Winemaker, Daren Owers, has designed each wine to reflect its unique varietal and regional characteristics.
If you are already a fan of Nugan Estate wines, then this mixed dozen is a great way to be more involved in our third generation winery.
Discover more about our history, told through these wines.
The Nugan Estate Single Vineyard mixed dozen includes two of the Frasca’s Lane Chardonnay, sourced from the King Valley. This wine is pale straw in appearance, with aromas of peach and nectarine with mixed spice overtones. The elegant King Valley Frasca’s Lane Sauvignon Blanc has vibrant aromas of lemon, lime and guava. The delicate Frasca’s Lane Pinot Grigio is sourced from the cool climate King Valley, once we have picked the grapes they are whole bunch pressed. It is light straw in appearance, and has fresh aromas of pear, apple and florals, with a clean, crisp finish.
Secondly, there is also the Alfredo King Valley Frasca’s Lane Sangiovese. This wine is also dense garnet is appearance, with a youthful crimson hue. This wine has vibrant aromas of fresh black cherry. This delightful wine is sure to be the perfect accompaniment to a variety of dishes, such as pasta, to meat dishes and aged cheese. The Alcira Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced from the classic Coonawarra region of South Australia, these grapes come from the family vineyard there. On the palate, this wine displays intense flavours of dark berries, vibrant cassis fruit, followed by velvety tannins and a subtle oak accompaniment.
Enjoy the Manuka Grove Vineyard Durif with seared lamb rump, caramelised veal shanks with aged polenta or aged cheddar cheese. The McLaren Vale Parish Vineyard Shiraz has an impenetrable, inky red appearance with a youthful crimson hue. The Nugan Estate team pair this shiraz with hearty red meat dishes, for example, osso bucco or beef burgundy.