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De Bortoli Wines Pty. Ltd.

De Bortoli Road, 2680 Bilbul NSW
Telephone +61 2 69660-100
Fax +61 2 69600-199

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  •  Wines from New South Wales
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Wines from Riverina

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  •  Wines from Victoria
  •  Wines from Heathcote

Wines from Heathcote

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Wines from King Valley

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Wines from Rutherglen

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Wines from Yarra Valley

Our products

Product category: Wines from King Valley

BLUE Pinot Gris

BLUE Pinot Gris represents the journey one goes through to experience the wonder of life. Just as the dragonfly exhibits transformation and the caterpillar turns into a butterfly.....the grapes turn into wine. Not Blue... not's BLUE GRIS.

Pinot Gris
King Valley, Australia
2021 was a mild growing season producing Pinot Grigio with intense aromatics and lovely briny acidity.
Delicate, fragrant, pear and citrus, hints of spice and sea spray. Gently textured, saline, perfume, raciness and interest.
Grapes are destemmed and pressed with an emphasis to maximise flavour from the skins. The juice is fermented in stainless tanks with a small portion in older French oak casks. Post ferment the wines are left on yeast lees for texture and complexity.
Alc/Vol: 12.5%, pH: 3.20, TA: 5.7g/L
Made for early consumption 1-2 years.
Pan fried flat head tails with shoestring fries.

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Product category: Wines from Rutherglen


Dark, bold, intense, mysterious are the four words used to describe this edgy yet deliciously dangerous range. This Collection celebrates the Australian Outback and brings these labels to life using Web-Based Augmented Reality.

Heathcote and Rutherglen
Marc Scalzo
The Heathcote component is from several sections of the Heathcote regions that were selected from Corop, Chinamans Bend and Colbinabbin. The ancient red Cambrian soils of Northern Heathcote are ideal for dark fruited, plump red wines. The Rutherglen Shiraz is grown on the De Bortoli Burgoyne and Shelley's vineyards on the eastern edge of the Rutherglen region.
The start of the growing season held promise with warmer than average temperatures, but small and regular rain meant that growth was even and strong through spring. This placed a strain on the vines, but with careful monitoring and irrigation the vines got through the January period with reduced berry size and yields, and in reasonable condition.
Deep red with purple edge. Concentrated red and blue fruits, black olive, spice and dark chocolate on the nose. The mouthfeel is rich and balanced with ripe dark berry fruits combined with spice.
Dry Red
This wine was blended purposefully to highlight the positives of Heathcote and Rutherglen, both fantastic regions to make bold red wines. The grapes were destemmed and partially crushed into temperature controlled vats.
Alc/Vol: 14.8%, pH: 3.69, TA: 6.0g/l
This Shiraz is made to enjoy now and will only improve with some cellaring. It expresses its drinkability now but will continue to soften over the next 3 - 6 years. This particular wine will cellar nicely for up to 15 years.
2021 Melbourne Royal Wine Awards - Silver Medal

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Product category: Wines from Riverina

Black Noble

Our collection of aged Premium Fortifieds mature in oak barrels at our family winery. These blends are a living history of the De Bortoli family with some parcels of wine dating back decades. Considered winemaking with patience and passion help to craft our range of Premium Fortified wines.

Riverina, Australia
Julie Mortlock
Amber color with olive green hues. The nose has hints of toffee and coffee with raisins and mandarin peel. Unique and delicious flavours of rich raisin and dried date fruit with hints of citrus peel and caramel flavours. Concentrated and viscous with lingering aged complexity.
When the botrytised Semillon grapes are being harvested for Noble One, a parcel of fruit at approx 20-22 baume is selected to produce the Black Noble intense and ripe botrytis flavours. Very little fermentation occurs before fortification with a neutral grape spirit is added to inhibit any further fermentation. Black Noble is then clarified, a touch of brandy spirit added for further complexity before being transferred into used Noble One barriques.
Alc/Vol: 17.5 % pH: 3.47 TA: 10.3 g/L
The wine has been aged in barrel and is designed for current consumption but will keep in the bottle for several years.
Enjoy with Christmas pudding or sticky date pudding. Try poured over vanilla ice cream or with a cheese platter after dinner.
2020 Decanter World Wine Awards - Platinum Medal
2017 Decanter Asia Wine Show - Platinum Best in Show
2018 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition - Best Worldwide Fortified Wine - Trophy
2017 International Wine Challenge (IWC) - Trophy
2016 Decanter Asia Wine Awards - Trophy
2021 Decanter World Wine Awards - Gold Medal
2021 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition - Gold Medal
2021 UK International Wine Challenge - Gold Medal
2020 China Wine & Spirits Awards - Gold Medal
2019 Decanter World Wine Awards - Gold Medal
2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Gold Medal
2019 KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show - Gold Medal
2019 National Wine Show of Australia - Gold Medal
2019 The Global Fortified Masters - Top 10 Fortified Wines - Gold Medal
2018 Decanter Asia Wine Awards - Gold Medal
2018 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition - Gold Medal
2018 Riverina GI Show - Gold Medal
2018 Sydney Royal Wine Show - Gold Medal
2017 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition - Gold Medal
2017 International Wine Challenge (IWC) - Gold Medal
2017 Riverina Wine Show - Gold Medal
2017 Sydney International Wine Competition - Gold Medal
2017 UK International Wine and Spirit Challenge - Gold Medal
2016 Decanter Asia Wine Awards - Gold Medal
2016 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition - Gold Medal
2015 Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition - Gold Medal
2015 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) - Gold Medal
2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Outstanding Silver Medal
2021 Cairns Wine Show - Silver Medal
2021 Cowra Wine Show - Silver Medal
2021 KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show - Silver Medal
2021 Royal Adelaide Wine Show - Silver Medal
2020 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Competition - Silver Medal
2020 International Wine & Spirit Competition - Silver Medal
2020 UK International Wine Challenge - Silver Medal
2019 Decanter Asia Wine Awards - Silver Medal
2019 Perth Wine Show - Silver Medal
2019 Riverland Wine Show - Silver Medal
2017 Brisbane Wine Show - Silver Medal
2017 International Wine Challenge (IWC) - Silver Medal
2017 National Capital Wine Show - Silver Medal
2017 Riverland Wine Show - Silver Medal
2017 Rutherglen Wine Show Awards - Silver Medal
2016 Melbourne Wine Show - Silver Medal
2019 International Wine Challenge Tranche 1 - Bronze Medal
2020 Sydney International Wine Competition - Blue Gold
2018 Sydney International Wine Competition - Top 100

A blend of aged botrytised semillon, average age 10yo. Amber, but transparent. Decadent aromas of dried tobacco leaf cum Cuban cigar, coffee bean, mocha, rancio, date, tamarind and clove. Exotic, but highly individual. Not fortified, so don't expect the palatesweeping viscosity of that idiom, despite a rivalrous degree of palate-staining sweetness and intensity. 93 Points.

Halliday Wine Companion 2022, August 2021This wine was originally made by Vittorio De Bortoli in the 1930's but never released. It took a new generation to discover the secret of Black Noble. Since 1982, small parcels of fruit intended for the 'Noble One' - have been fortified and left to age in old barrels. The vintages are blended to give an average age of around 10 years. The base wine for Black Noble comes from 1972, which was a very early attempt to make a Sauternes style wine. This wine is completely unique to De Bortoli. 5 Stars.

Grape to Glass July 2021Opulent and plush with black fig, treacle, candied orange rind and hints of burnt caramel on the nose, while the palate is richly layered with bitter chocolate, coffee and lush peach. 97 Points.

Decanter December 2020What a smashing wine! It is almost black in color, has an amazing array of aromas - raisins, coffee, chocolate, Christmas pudding and toffee. Oh yum! Some of my all-time, favorite things!! On the palate it explodes with a multitude of delightful flavors with lovely rancio characters, a hint of anise, plenty of dark chocolate and toffee. It has great depth, structure and balance with perfect acidity so that while sweet it does not cloy and leaves the palate pleading for more.

Wine Assist September 2019Gold and brown tawny with hint of green in the hue. It's all about raisin fruit, dates, figs, caramel and brulee. Some of the fruit and lift of muscat with the density and flavor of aged tawny. Idiosyncratic perhaps, but not without the quality and pedigree to back it up. 94 Points

Halliday Wine Companion 2020, August 2019A lusciously complex and intense concerntration of dried apricots, dark figs, burnt toffee, fruit cake and walnuts. 4.5 Stars.

Winestate Magazine August 2019Made from fortified botrytis Semillon that's then aged in barrels for ten years, De Bortoli's NV Black Noble isn't quite black - more of a dark russet brown fading to amber at the rim. Strong espresso aromas accent dried figs and dates on the nose, while the full-bodied palate is a bit walnutty. There's still a trace of the orange marmalade notes that must've been prominent prior to aging, bringing life and lift to the long finish. 92 Points.

The Wine Advocate March 2019Many [fortifieds] also have spent a fair amount of time aging, as is the case with this botrytis Semillon that's been ten years in barrel. It's oozing opulence with a luscious and super concentrated palate of prune, dried fig, mocha and baking spice. It's rich but not cloying.The International Wine and Spirit Competition News Blog January 2019Full mahogany-brown color; way out in left field all on its own. Super tangy, with dried and candied citrus peel notes. Full of its own rancio.Rating: 94

Wine Companion 2019, August 2018 "Australia is not the first port of call for dessert wines, but De Bortoli uses methods that acknowledge their Old World origins. Made from botrytised semillon grapes, fortified with both grape spirit and brandy, oak aged for up to 10 years, the final blend combines old and new wines using sherry's Solera system. Immensely complex with concentrated notes of toffee, baked fruits and chocolate. Ideal for Christmas pudding, but also to drizzle over vanilla ice cream or sip with hard cheeses and chocolate-based desserts. "Independent (UK) December 2017 "A small parcel from the production of the iconic Noble One is fortified with brandy spirit then barrel aged for an average of 10 years. Complex aromas: raisins, espresso coffee, Christmas pudding spice, nutty rancio (a combination of walnut and butter) and dried mix fruit. It retains Semillon's juicy acidity and lightness but bulked up with charred treacle and bittersweet coffee liqueur from barrel aging. Serve with pecan pie or squares of quality dark chocolate." 9/10Daily News (Warwick) August 2017 "Every man and his dog has heard of De Bortoli's Noble One, but not a lot will have heard of the Black Noble. Each year the grapes from selected vineyards are left a little longer on the vine for Botrytis, a fungus, to set in. The Botrytis shrivels the grape, increasing the sugar content and sweetness of the Semillon fruit. The fruit is then picked, fermented and matured to create a lucious, sweet wine, that is often overlooked by many. To create the Noble Black the team age the wine in barriques, then using the solera system they blend older stock back with younger stock to create a superb, complex, yet utterly drinkable wine, with the average age of 10 years. It smells like fine tawny, but with definite botrytis notes, caramels, roasted coffee notes and traces of honey. On the tongue it shows dried figs, grilled peach, toffee and tea leaf notes. At its best when it's paired with desserts. "Weekend Post (Cairns) August 2017 "What a wonderful way to wind up a winter dinner! Botrytised Semillon with an average age of 10 years through a solera system which concentrates the complexity and richness. Luscious and unique. Awarded 'Best Fortified Worldwide' at the Hong Kong International Wine Challenge. Savour with tiramisu. "This Magnificent Life July 2017 "De Bortoli has a powerful Yarra Valley arm, but this luscious drop comes from its Riverina home base. With 17.5 per cent alcohol, it has deep amber hues, pecan pie aromas and intense raisiny front-palate flavor. Treacle, hazelnuts and cedary oak meld on the middle palate and the finish has chocolate characters. It's derived from the acclaimed Noble One botrytis semillon dessert wines. A selected batch of Noble One grapes is set aside and crushed, with the juice being transferred to oak barriques previously used for Noble Ones. The mix is fortified and placed in a solera consisting of tiers of barrels. Wine is drawn off from the bottom casks and Black Nobles have an average age of 10 years. "Newcastle Herald July 2017 "De Bortoli's Black Noble was named Best Fortified Worldwide at the 2015 Hong Kong International Wine and Spirit Competition, a unique, complex style made from botrytis grapes and a touch of brandy."

Wine Companion 2017, September 2016

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Our philosophy is that great wine begins in the vineyard and should reflect the region where the grapes that made it are grown. Achieving this must involve both vineyard and winery.

In the winery, it's all about restraint, minimal interference and allowing the wine to 'make itself'. With our winemaking, the mantra "it's harder to do nothing" expresses our approach.
In the vineyard, it means thoughtful site selection, vine maturity and a move towards sustainable, biological farming practices that deliver exceptional fruit quality and real environmental benefits. It also involves an increasing embrace of single vineyard wines.

"Character and personality in wine comes from the imperfections of nature," he says
Chief winemaker Steve Webber believes that to make wines of "detail, texture and minerality, charm and interest" it has to be about "site and season".