You won’t forget the names of these small batch Clare Valley wines in a hurry.
Say cheers to summer with the launch of Mr. Hyde’s latest range of hand-picked, minimal intervention wines. Inspired by the 1886 gothic novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, Mr. Hyde is the alter ego of respected Clare Valley winery Kilikanoon (AKA Dr. Jekyll).
Exploring different varieties and styles of winemaking, Mr. Hyde isn’t afraid to push the boundaries and play on the edge. The brand was brought to life by local artist Henry Stentiford, who’s hand-drawn illustrations ingeniously reflect the stories behind each label.
The Summer Bod Rosé and Bliss Riesling return for a second and third vintage, while making it into Hot 100 Wines, The Pole Dancer Nebbiolo makes its debut alongside Fido The Mongrel Pinot Gris Riesling Semillon.
So, what can you expect when some of South Australia’s best winemakers’ are given creative license to run wild? Pure genius.
The Pole Dancer Nebbiolo ticks all the boxes for the perfect summer red. Light in body, but punchy on the palette. The ripe, powdery tannins in this aptly named Nebbiolo have more grip than a pole dancer!
For a Rosé to match your sunburn, The Summer Bod made completely from the free run juice of young Malbec vines has you covered. Lean, trim, taught and terrific with all the naturally retained solids a good bod needs.
If white is more your style, the tropical Bliss Riesling sourced from one of the highest altitude vineyards in the Clare Valley will catapult you from your lounge room straight to a Pacific island.
Unlike any other wine in the range, fellow white and newcomer Fido The Mongrel was born on the bench – tasting bench that is. An Alsatian blend of Pinot Gris and Riesling, together with 12% tank fermented Semillon has resulted in a creamy, complex wine with spicy ginger notes on the finish. A match made in heaven with your favourite Asian takeaway. This unique blend is the product of letting a Bordeaux Mastiff loose on a pedigree Alsatian. Woof!
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