Heartland 'Spice Trader' Shiraz/Cabernet 2014
Vintage The 2014, 52% Shiraz and 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, comes from a gentle year that has yielded wines of great potential. The growing period presented a minor frost event in September and a cool early flowering period. Reduced and variable fruit set in early flowering blocks impacted yields

Heartland Shiraz 2014
Tasting notes- The dark color preempts a wine of dense, layered black fruit. The aromas of anise and cracked pepper are enveloped in classic blackberry. The glass coating texture gives way to freshness on the finish resulting in a fine balance. The structure imparted by oak and skin contact

Heartland 'Spice Trader' Shiraz/Cabernet 2013
90  James Halliday 
Vinous Media 89 Deep ruby. Ripe, spice-accented plum and cherry on the deeply perfumed nose. On the palate, juicy, tightly focused blackberry and bitter cherry flavors are sweetened by a touch of dark chocolate. Closes spicy and taut, with dusty tannins adding grip and structure.  James Halliday

Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
89  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 89 “Vivid ruby. Oak-accented dark berries, cherry pit, licorice and vanilla on the nose and in the mouth. Broad and fleshy in style, with a peppery note adding back-end cut. Dusty tannins lend grip on the persistent finish, which features a repeating vanilla note.”  Wine Spectator

Heartland Shiraz 2013
91  James Halliday 
James Halliday 91 "Not a hair out of place. Hearty blackberry and tar avors come laced with chocolate and peppercorn. Attacks with avor from the start and doesn’t let go. Value.”  The dark color preempts a wine of dense, layered black fruit. The aromas of anise and cracked pepper are enveloped

Heartland Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
93  James Halliday 
James Halliday 93 " Matured in both French and American oak. Stand out release under this label and excellent value. Essence-like blackcurrant and dried herb notes with a lift of mint. Fruit does the overwhelming majority of the talking. Freshness, flavour and texture all impress. "   Stephen

Heartland 'Spice Trader' Shiraz/Cabernet 2012
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2012 Spice Trader Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon is deep garnet-purple in color and shows off a pronounced cassis and black plum nose with hints of eucalyptus, star anise, cloves and pepper. Medium to full-bodied with lots of mouth-filling and juicy blackberry flavor, it is

Heartland Shiraz 2012
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2012 Shiraz explodes with creme de cassis, blueberry pie and mint aromas accented by hints of licorice and dark chocolate. Full-bodied, rich and packed with warm black and blueberry fruit flavors, it has a medium to firm level of fine, rounded

Heartland Shiraz 2010
"A warmer than average season, with moderate conditions during ripening. Yields were low across most varieties, and overall quality was of a very high standard. The season produced wines with finesse and structure in their youth, promising great things in years to come."~Winery notes

Heartland Shiraz 2009
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Vibrant, with juicy acidity accenting generous, focused flavors of blackberry, cherry and sweet spice, lingering with intensity on the polished finish." Drink now through 2017. 2,500 cases imported."~ HS

Heartland 'Director's Cut' Shiraz 2010
93  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 93"Rich, ripe and generous, bursting with vivid blackberry, currant and floral flavors that dance energetically against refined tannins, finishing with length on the crisp finish. Drink now through 2020. From Australia."~ H.S.

Heartland 'Director's Cut' Shiraz 2008
91  Stephen Tanzer 
 Stephen Tanzer 91 "all new oak, 80% French and 20% American) Inky ruby. Tight but pure nose hints at cassis, violet, vanilla and smoky Indian spices. Pliant, perfumed and seductively sweet, showing sweet dark fruit flavors and conveying an impression of flesh without excess weight. Focused and

Heartland Pinot Grigio 2009
 "Pale lemon green in colour, the 09 Pinot Grigio displays an attractive nose with hints of melon, pear and apple blossom. The palate is fresh and lively with a touch of spice and citrus.  The tannin of Pinot Grigio adds firmness and structure to the palate. A hint of Viognier contributes to the

Heartland Caberenet Sauvignon 2009
87  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 87 "Heartlands 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of fruit from Limestone Coast and Langhorne Creek, spending 12 months in seasoned French and American oak. Giving a medium-deep garnet-purple color, it has an intensely minty nose with an undercurrent of warm black cherries and

Heartland Shiraz 2009
89  International Wine Cellar 
 International Wine Cellar 89 "Bright purple. Cherry-vanilla and blackberry on the nose, with complicating notes of mocha and woodsmoke. Plush, sappy, deeply pitched blackberry and candied cherry flavors show no rough edges and pick up a peppery quality with air. The vanilla note comes back on

Heartland Stickleback Red 2010
Australian Wine Companion 89 " Strong colour; delivers a massive bang for its buck, with an array of red and black fruits on bouquet and palate alike. Screwcap. Drink to 2015."   "Fragrant, spicy, juicy and full bodied. A rich violet / purple colour. Chocolate spice and black fruit characters of