Botobolar's 22-hectare vineyard established in 1971 is Australia's oldest certified organic vineyard, the vines have always been grown organically without the use of pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers.
Growing grape vines organically in balance with the environment, not demanding too much from them or the soil, hand picking and pruning, and creating handmade wines all combine to deliver to you, good value premium organic wines.
Botobolar's organic dryland vineyard is famous for its rich and spicy Shiraz, chocolate and mint Cabernet Sauvignon, Busby clone Chardonnay, and Marsanne varieties. This bit of earth delivers some of the best grapes in the district.
Botobolar is also known for its Preservative Free and Low Preservative Wines. Again a pioneer in this field we are the original creator of organic preservative free wine and have been producing it since 1984....'the original..'.
Botobolar The King Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz
50/50 Cabernet and Shiraz sourced from Broombee (Mudgee) and Rosnay (Canowindra) Organic vineyards
Colour: Dark red/purple
Nose: Dried rose petals and spice
Palate: Sweet berry fruit with hints of anise and cinnamon, full rounded mouth feel and a lasting finish. Can be decanted and enjoyed with "Mudgee Slow Cooked Warm Lamb Salad" (See Bugle in News for Recipe)
Sulphur Dioxide: 118 ppm
Botobolar KK's Choice Shiraz
Colour: Deep purplish red
Nose: Spicy with hints of perfume and cedar
Palate: Big juicy flavours with a nice acid balance. rounded tannins, and a long lingering finish, a big and complex yet elegant wine. It will benefit from from cellaring, but can be decanted and enjoyed with a summer steak or cheese platter.
Sulphur Dioxide: 80 ppm
Botobolar Preservative Free Shiraz
Sourced from Botobolar and Mt Frome Bio-Dynamic Vineyards
Colour: Iridescent purple red
Nose: Cinnamon and clover perfume, with rose petals and berries.
Palate: A spicy refreshing wine, with soft tannins and a good acid balance and great berry flavours. Like the 2010 it is styled in the manner of a Rhone Valley Shiraz! Some Botobolar Marsanne has been added to give the wine a lifted fruit character. It can be enjoyed chilled, and we encourage you to drink this wine with your favourite savoury meal.
Sulphur Dioxide: 0 ppm
Botobolar Rain Goddess
Colour: Deep brick red
Nose: Spicy cedar and cinnamon
Palate: Rich fruit flavours including ripe berries and prunes with spice overtones. Soft rounded tannins with a long subtle finish make the very gluggable now. For divine pleasures enjoy with your next family meal. No need to cellar, enjoy in moderation!
Sulphur Dioxide: 105 ppm
Botobolar The Princess
Palate: A delightful drop sure to make the most ordinary peasant feel royal. Mudgee Merlot fizzed to perfection. One taste says it all!
Napa Valley, USA