The Unico Zelo range have fast become one of the country's most in demand wines. Made by Brendan and Laura Carter, they aim to capture texture and explore just what can be done with Australian viticulture. The Harvest range takes a different approach, is an exploration of elegance as well as made to support local growers. Made primarily by Laura, who was trained at Henschke, these wines, as expected, offer incredible value for money and are made for effortless drinking.
2 x Harvest Blanc de Blanc NV - Grown at the most exposed and elevated position in Birdwood, Northern Adelaide Hills - this fruit reaches a ripeness with a spritely acidity that lends itself incredibly well to a Sparkling style of wine - this 100% Chardonnay Blanc de Blancs is a refreshingly dry style of sparkling wine that shows all the generosity and elegance that Chardonnay is known for, whilst giving you a clean and cut finish, driving shear drinkability.
1 x Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2016 - A simple wine for good times, sitting aside from the typical bright fruit bowl aromas this grape variety is known for - and instead opting for a more savoury, herbaceous style with a hint of texture providing interest and tactility.
1 x Harvest Pinot Gris 2016 - Perched on an elevated and exposed site in the protected Northern Adelaide Hills, this Pinot Gris offers a luscious palate weight with generous quince and nashi pear aromatics that appeal for immediate and easy drinking. With with a touch of skin contact too, which lends great texture.
1 x Harvest Chardonnay 2016 - Grown further down the slopes of Birdwood, Northern Adelaide Hills - where the accumulation of clay gives Chardonnay the ability express more richness and texture, this lightly-oaked example aims to gives refreshment, as well as hint at what the Northern Adelaide Hills can achieve with this noble variety.
1 x Harvest Syrah 2016 - From one of the more elevated and exposed areas in Birdwood, Northern Adelaide Hills - a fine balance of clay, granite and scattered quartz lend the ability for Syrah to achieve a firm structure with an elegance of fruit that's incredibly alluring. This medium-bodied example exemplifies readily approachable and easy-drinking Syrah from the Northern Adelaide Hills.