Tasting Notes: The nose is all about pears... just-ripe pears, with an almost-citrus tang and a touch of apple and smoky lanolin. In your mouth this develops with the classic Pinot Gris voluptuously smooth richness, even a slight oiliness, balanced by subtle but long-lived acid that takes the flavours right to the back of the palate where they explode like sherbet for a wonderful lime finale.This wine can definitely have two facets ... when it is cold, love it for its zing and refreshing fruit flavours. As it warms, it takes on a comforting wealth of complex, ripe deliciousness.
Food Matching: It will sit very happily with the lunchtime seafood BBQ, but not intimidated by a dressed up dinner party featuring citrusy pork, duck, fish or salads
Cellaring: Drink now as a young wine or short term cellaring over the next 3 years.
Here at Gartelmann Wines we like to express our passion, love and expertise for good wine through our Club G wine club.
Our Club G membership gains you access to a wide variety of award-winning Gartelmann Wines for an astounding price. Upon signing up to Club G, you'll recieve a 25% discount on all wine you purchase as well as free freight to anywhere in Australia.
No joining fee, 25% Discount, 12 Bottles of your choice delivered twice a year and FREE freight and shipping anywhere in Australia.
Multiple Members Only offers throughout the year including FREE events such as our Mid-Winter Festival in July.
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The Deck Cafe Lovedale, located at Gartelmann Wines, is a stylish destination with lovely outdoor and indoor dining areas - cooled by mist and fans on warmer days and heated in the winter.
Open 7 days for breakfast and lunch and 2 evenings for dinner.
Monday to Friday Breakfast: 8:30am till 11:30am Lunch: Midday till 2:30pm
Saturday and Sunday Breakfast: 8am till 11:30am Lunch: Midday till 2:30pm
Friday and Saturday nights Dinner: 5:30pm till 7:30pm
CLOSED Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Australia Day
Bookings are recommended - call the cafe on 02 4930 9007.
The café provides a diverse and delightful menu complemented by Gartelmann wines and a generous range of beverages and Vittoria coffee. More...
I have a confession to make. Every time I drive past a cellar or restaurant in the Hunter nowadays, I do a little fist pump. As a local, it’s just so good to see people coming back to the Valley and businesses getting back on their feet. And, while you can still expect a great wine tasting or dining experience, there are a few changes to the way we used to do things here that you should be aware of. To get the run down, I caught up with Christina Tulloch, President of the Hunter Valley Wine & Tourism Association (HVWTA), to discuss the ‘new normal’ for the Hunter Valley and in particular, cellar door etiquette. Continue »
The 2018 Gartelmann ‘Sarah Elizabeth’ Chardonnay has been named the Best White Wine of the Show at the 2019 Orange Wine Show. The young Chardonnay was awarded a gold medal with 97 points, followed by the Trophy for the Best Young Chardonnay prior to progressing under the guidance of Wine Show Chairman Nick Bulleid MW to winning the Best White Wine. Continue »
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