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5 Star Winery James Halliday

Australian Wine Companion 2017

Lillypilly

2014

Red Velvet®


Region : Riverina, Australia

Style :  Medium Sweet

Alcohol : 10.0%

Bottle size : 750ml


Notes :

Vibrant light red colour, fragrant aroma with fresh berry fruit flavours combined into an exotic velvety smooth finish. Delicate and awesomely refreshing.


THE RED VELVET STORY


Robert Fiumara first bucked winemaking tradition in 1982, when Tramillon® (a blend of traminer and semillon) won a gold medal and trophy at the Royal Sydney Wine Show.

Robert’s next venture outside the winemaking mainstream of the day came in 1985, when he and his brother Mick, discussed the possibility of making a lighter-style, slightly sweet, soft red that could be enjoyed chilled as a fresh, young wine. There are plenty of these sorts of reds around now, but in 1985 in was quite a radical move, both in terms of the marketplace and the technology required to produce it.


The wine was made by using a blend of red varieties from the vineyard’s experimental block and Lillypilly Red Velvet® became an instant hit.


GOLD 2016

AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge


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